GlassRoots is hiring a part-time Instructor to work in our flame and flat shops and join the artistic staff of our exciting and growing arts education organization in Newark NJ. This is a skilled artistic and technical work position which includes provision of instruction, design and fabrication, and repair of glass pieces in the flame and flat shops. We’re seeking a self-motivated individual who is can assist in the delivery of our artistic programs, offered to our target audience of disengaged youth and young adults as well as to the general public.
Work involves instruction of youth and adult students in flame and flat shops, the operation of facilities required for the instruction, fabrication and repair of a wide variety of glass pieces. On any given day you’ll be providing instruction to students participating in GlassRoots’ long and short term programs, teaching recreational art classes or maintaining studios. Additional responsibility may include the creation of sales and commission works.
The position begins as soon as May 1. This is part-time position, with growth potential but will begin with 15-20 hours each week. Applicant must have daytime and weekend availability; the schedule will vary dependent on classes and projects schedules, and have their own transportation to move instructional supplies to off-site locations. Hourly pay is between $10 and $17 per hour depending on experience.
Due to our work with youth, candidates must be able to clear background checks. Read more about GlassRoots at www.glassroots.org.