Artist Instructor Positions

Studio Institute, with over 44 years experience providing visual arts instruction in partnership with schools and communities in New York City, is expanding nationally. Our team of more than 100 dedicated professional artists provide instruction in drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, digital media, and sculpture. Artist instructors develop units, implement curriculum, and collaborate with teachers to lead art lessons at sites and schools. 

NOW HIRING ARTISTS IN NEWARK!

See artist instructor positions below to join a roster of visual artists in your community committed to teaching and learning.


NEWARK, NJ

Studio Institute is seeking to employ Newark-based visual artists for paid, part-time instructor positions in pre-K programs and community-based organizations. Artist instructors will implement a tested curriculum and collaborate with classroom teachers to lead art lessons at sites and schools. The program will run between October and May; artists may work one or multiple days each week.

Requirements for Employment as an Artist Instructor:

  • BFA required, MFA preferred
  • Active professional visual art practice
  • Foundational skills in painting, drawing, and/or sculpture
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a range of diverse partners and stakeholders, including teachers, administrators, and parents
  • Interest in and capacity for working with sequenced instructional plans
  • Demonstrated ability to teach young children in a learning setting required

Accepted artists must complete a paid training program on Studio’s Early Childhood program pedagogy and methodology. Prior to the first day of teaching, medical clearance, a background check and fingerprinting with Newark partner institutions will be required.

To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@studioinst.org with the subject line “Newark Artist Instructor.” Mention any special qualities, training, and/or skills you have that would support your success in this program.


MEMPHIS, TN

Studio Institute is seeking to employ Memphis-based visual artists for paid, part-time instructor positions in pre-K programs and community-based organizations. Artist instructors will implement existing curriculum and collaborate with classroom teachers to lead art lessons at sites and schools. The program will run between October and May, and artists may work one or multiple days each week.

Requirements for Employment as an Artist Instructor:

  • Active professional visual art practice
  • Foundational skills in painting, drawing, and/or sculpture
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a range of diverse partners and stakeholders, including teachers, administrators, and parents
  • Interest in and capacity for working with sequenced instructional plans
  • Demonstrated ability to teach young children in a learning setting preferred

Accepted artists must complete a paid training program on Studio’s Early Childhood program pedagogy and methodology. Prior to the first day of teaching, a background check and fingerprinting with Shelby County Schools will be required.

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@studioinst.org with the subject line “Memphis Artist Instructor.” Mention any special qualities, training, and/or skills you have that would support your success in this program.