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26 Jun 2024

Teacher Internship Instructor

Apollo Theater
 Anywhere

Job Description

About the Apollo Theater: The Apollo Theater is a commissioner and presenter, a catalyst for new artists, audiences, and creative workforce, and a partner in the projection of the African American narrative and its role in the development of American and global culture. The Apollo Theater envisions a new American canon centered on contributions to the performing arts by artists of the African diaspora, in America and beyond.

Program Overview: The Apollo Theater Academy High School Internship Program provides NYC high school seniors with opportunities for personal and professional development as they explore non-performance careers in the arts and entertainment industries. Through hands-on training and career development workshops, interns experience a real-world work environment and connect with industry professionals.

 

Positions Available: We are seeking instructors in the following art forms:

  • Lighting Design
  • Videography
  • Video Mapping/Projection

 

Instructors will report to the Associate Director of the Apollo Theater Academy (ATA) and collaborate with the ATA Education Manager and Summer Internship Coordinator, as well as the IT and Apollo Production teams when applicable.

 

Scope of Work: This is a seasonal position. Technical instructors are committed to teaching and mentoring the next generation of young creatives through the development and execution of two production projects during the 6-week program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate workshop sessions focused on light design, Videography and Video Mapping/Projection within the Apollo Theater.
  • Attend and participate in planning meetings for the development, coordination, and implementation of educational programming.
  • Prepare and implement lesson plans.
  • Complete assessment and evaluation materials.
  • Provide guidance to students through the development and execution of their final projects, and participate in weekly team meetings.
  • Complete student evaluations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two years of professional design and instructional experience with high school students.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of youth development frameworks is a plus.

 

 

Deliverables:

  • Lesson plans.
  • Weekly student reflection reviews.
  • Final project oversight.
  • Participation in weekly team meetings.
  • Student evaluations.
  • Benchmark exam creation and execution.

 

Important Dates:

  • Kick-off Orientation & Theater Walkthrough: June 26th
  • Summer Internship Program: July 2nd – August 8th
  • Team Meetings: Fridays, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Virtual)
  • Teen Takeover (Production): July 19th
  • Student Evaluations Due: August 2nd
  • Final Student Project (Final Production): August 6th
  • Program Debrief: August 13th

Compensation and Fees:

  • $225 per workshop day
  • $300 for production days (July 19th & August 6th)
  • $75 for the completion of student/program-end evaluations
  • $125 for on-site pre-program workshop with walkthrough and equipment demonstration
  • $100 for program preparation (lesson plans)
  • $25 per hour for meetings

Additional Information: Materials produced as part of this program are the property of the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc. You grant Apollo the right to record, videotape, audiotape, and photograph your work in this program for archival or promotional purposes only. Employment is at-will, allowing either party to terminate the employment at any time.

 

To Apply: Please submit the following to Shenica Odom at Shenica.odom@apollotheater.org:

  • A CV or resume that reflects your design and teaching experiences
  • A link to a digital portfolio, if applicable
  • Any other materials that provide context for relevant experiences

 

 

Apollo Theater Education is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.



How to Apply

To Apply: Please submit the following to Shenica Odom at Shenica.odom@apollotheater.org:
  • A CV or resume that reflects your design and teaching experiences
  • A link to a digital portfolio, if applicable
  • Any other materials that provide context for relevant experiences
 

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Temporary. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

Job expires in 9 days.