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Art Teacher

Job Type:  Part Time for Fall 2017
Posted: June 2017

Halau Paheona Program

Our in-school educational program is offered twice a week during the school year at Kaimuki High School. Students are taught meditation, oli, cultural practices, drawing and painting, all with a focus on culture-based mural making.  The Art Teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Inspire and motivate all of our students
  • Increase studentsʻ understanding and skills in oli, Hawaiian culture, hospitality, meditation, drawing and painting
  • Plan and implement engaging lessons for the classroom
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, and art history
  • Monitor and evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and artistic skills
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, homework, performance and grades for progress reports
  • Communicate with students, parents, and school counselors on pupil progress
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community
  • Select and requisition supplies, books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time for distribution and collection
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
  • Be flexible and willing to perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Operate and maintain classroom

 

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrate solid professional and personal ethics: respect, honesty, dependability, integrity and aloha
  • Demonstrate a passion for art teaching and learning
  • Classroom experience (can include student teaching): 1 year
  • Ability to maintain organized administrative and programmatic records
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized, detailed oriented and deadline driven
  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence, exercise patience and motivate students
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with others
  • Excellent leadership, administrative, and program management skills: including (1) the ability to motivate and inspire staff and students; and (2) make executive decisions in a timely manner to successfully manage the programs’ resources, priorities and obligations
  • Understand a variety of drawing and painting techniques and concepts
  • Able to work with acrylic or oil paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience teaching high school students preferred
  • Experience working with DOE system and standards
  • Experience working with Special Education Students
  • Experience with murals highly preferred
  • Three (3) or more years experience in running educational programs
  • Ability to lead guided meditation and visualization
  • Understanding of Hawaiian history, culture, traditions and values
  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Education or Art
  • Experience as an Art Teacher
  • A love for public art
  • Extensive experience using iCloud software (Google Docs, Calendars, Drop Box)

The Art Teacher will report directly to TEF’s Executive Director and Operations Manager, and is responsible for the consistent achievement of Halau Paheona’s mission and objectives.

Compensation: Competitive wage that is commensurate with experience and skills.

 

How to Apply: Info@estria.org
with subject title:  Art Teacher: Your Last Name, Your First Name.

Applications accepted via email only. Please no phone calls.


 

Mural and Events Coordinator

Job Type:  Part Time

Posted: June 2017
  

Mele Murals Program

Artists, youth and other members of communities across the Hawaiian Islands create  large-scale outdoor murals inspired by Hawaiian lyrics (mele), depicting stories of Hawaiian heritage and culture. Mele Murals advances the ideals and spirit of the Hawaiian culture. Our goal is to utilize the popularity of street art to create a movement of young artists who will become trusted cultural leaders.

  

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate logistics for all Mele Murals workshops and events
  • Create and manage Fundraising Events
  • Use our project management software. Track progress and maintaining program calendars.
  • Communicate program updates with the Executive Director weekly.
  • Participate in staff meetings, program meetings and committee meetings. Prepare and deliver Project updates on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate press materials with press relations and/or contractors
  • Coordinate documentation teams to capture the mural making process with photography and videography
  • Oversee the preparation and execution of contracts with vendors
  • Identify partners and cultivate partnerships with:
    • Schools
    • Corporate sponsors
    • Wall owners (mural sites)
    • Community organizations
    • Ali’i trusts and foundations
    • Vendors (artists, documentarians, etc.)
    • Coordinate travel arrangements
    • Purchase supplies and maintain inventory
    • Support and promote our donor and membership drives
    • Update our donor database
    • Fiscal responsibilities include managing project budgets, maintaining records of spending, collecting receipts, preparing funding requests, and turning all documents in on-time. Budget decisions are to be carried out as intended and prudent financial practices are to be followed.
    • Assist in grant and financial reporting  
    • Develop and document all processes so they can be replicated
    • Support our day to day operations and evaluate our priorities and progress
    • Support the formation of mural clubs at each school
    • Represent The Estria Foundation and its programs publicly in a professional manner that aligns with our mission.
    • Engage in public and networking activities for the purpose of organizational support development, recruitment, and media relations
    • Additional duties may occur as assigned

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Demonstrate solid professional and personal ethics: respect, honesty, dependability, integrity and aloha
    • 3+ years experience planning events
    • Team player and can work independently
    • Highly organized, detailed oriented and deadline driven
    • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to maintain organized administrative and programmatic records
    • Excellent leadership, administrative, and program management skills: including the ability to motivate and inspire others; and make timely decisions to successfully manage resources and priorities
    • Ability to create and manage budgets

     

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience working with DOE system and standards
    • Experience working with Special Education Students
    • Experience with murals highly preferred
    • Extensive network of contacts
    • Understanding of Hawaiian history, culture, traditions and values
    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
    • A love for public art
    • Extensive experience using iCloud software (Google Docs, Calendars, Drop Box)

    The Mural and Events Coordinator reports directly to TEF’s Executive Director and Operations Manager, and is responsible for the consistent achievement of TEF’s mission

    Compensation: Competitive wage that is commensurate with experience and skills.

    How to Apply: Email your cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to Info@estria.org
    with subject title:  Mural & Events Coordinator: Your Last Name, Your First Name.

    Applications accepted via email only. Please no phone calls.