Contract-Work Basis, Part Time
Carson, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Van Nuys, CA
Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Teaching Artist (3 Positions Available)

Job Type: Part-time, Contract-work basis

Location: Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA; Los Angeles County

Training: July – August 2022, Three 4-hour sessions over 3 weeks

Program Start: LAUSD Fall Semester


Co-direct Middle School and High School students at two locations to create 6 short films (3 per each school site)
Teach 5 weekly classes, plus attend virtual bi-weekly staff meetings
Conduct theater games and improvisation to creatively engage students
Deliver education and community engagement programs
Collaborate effectively with team members
Available for the Culminating Screening Event (Dec 2023)


Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from school sites and organizations in Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA
Minimum 2 years of Teaching Artist experience
At least 5 years’ experience as a professional theater artist: playwright, actor, and/or director
Has taught in a school setting and is sensitive to school cultures
Passionate about empowering learners of all ages as playgoers, creators, and critical thinkers
Has strong oral and written communication skills; can guide in-depth discussions; is open to feedback
Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired
Scriptwriting/creative writing experience in short film format desired
Filmmaking skills desired
Social justice knowledge and background desired
Well-organized and has great creative instincts
Passionate about social justice, prison reform, and education reform


$40 – $50 an hour
Flexible schedule
Professional development assistance
1 hour to 1.5 hour shifts
Monday to Friday availability
Weekend availability
Artistic credit and exposure in final films
If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the email address provided. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Features

Job Type

Part-time, Contract-work basis


Carson, CA and Van Nuys, CA; Los Angeles County


July - August 2022, Three 4-hour sessions over 3 weeks

Program Start

LAUSD Fall Semester

Available Positions

3 Positions Available

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