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Teaching Artists provide arts-integrated learning experiences for students of all ages. Usual work activities mentioned in a Teaching Artist resume include holding learning sessions during the school day, preparing learning materials, answering to student inquiries, using artwork to improve student skills, and encouraging students to develop their creativity. The most successful resume samples emphasize qualifications such as creativity, artistic talent, communication, teaching skills and the ability to motivate students. Teaching Artists come from various educational backgrounds and holding a degree is not compulsory.

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Teaching Artist

Designed and implemented 72 individual pedagogies rooted in Arts and social justice spanning over 8 weeks

  • Instructed lessons in creative writing, theater, and dance to 20 youth campers, ranging from 8-14 year old
  • Supported two other Teaching Artist in providing care for youth and leading daily "ice-breakers" and warm-up exercise
  • As a result of small group tutoring, 85% of students increased their grades by two letters, and standardized test scores by one-three points
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
History And Theater Studies
BS
History
2

K-8 Lead Teaching Artist & Project Manager at Higgins Community Acad

PT Teaching Artist in collaboration with Muntu African Dance Chicago (2001 & 2002).

  • Designed and implemented pilot theatre program for grades K-8 (2003 & 2004) utilizing an artist-in-residence
  • Lead Theatre and Creative Dramatics Teaching Artist for grades K-8
  • Oversaw installation of black-box theatre space in school library.
  • Directed school-wide talent show and student-written skits for school assemblies.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Theatre For Youth
3

Teaching Artist's Assistant

Works with students one-on-one and in small groups, facilitates development and exploration of ideas with students during art inquiries and projects

  • Assisted Teaching Artist with preparation for class
  • Exceeded expectations by suggesting new lesson idea that were used by Teaching Artist
  • Photographed student work & students for final catalog and social networking sites
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BFA
Art And Design Education
4

Teaching Artist

Created six-week curriculum, which included printmaking, papermaking, and bookbinding; created basic printmaking facilities. (7/09-8/09)

  • Created ten-week curriculum, which included life drawing, painting, and mixed media. (6/06-8/06)
  • Taught artist founders of local community school.
  • Provided workshops in lesson planning and classroom management.
  • Consulted with artists on teaching, including critical review.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BFA
Fine Arts
Fine Arts
5

Teaching Artist

  • Created and executed curriculum that integrated art into core academic subjects.
  • Increased academic achievement in students by fostering creativity, motivation, and critical thinking skills.
  • Assisted with students’ presentation, listening, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Helped foster peer support to assist students in personal growth
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
6

Teaching Artist

  • Collectively Planned and implemented workshops, including set-up, and clean up
  • Efficiently organized workshop materials to adhere to project deadlines
  • Measured effectiveness through gathering quantitative and qualitative feedback from participants
  • Regularly attended One313 staff meetings at Heidelberg Project offices
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
7

Teaching Artist/director

Taught theatre skills to students ages 3-6 years old in various afterschool settings

  • Collaborated with co-teachers on theatre curriculum with a literacy focus
  • Directed culminating performances
  • Generated weekly reports on classroom activities to parents
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Theatre
MS
Theatre
8

Teaching Artist

  • Graphic Design comic book for BJC Health Care
  • Educated apprentices about the basics of design, layout, illustration, and critical thinking
  • Created instructional tutorials on how to use various programs of the adobe suite
  • Assisted in developing a marketing plan for the final printed comic book
  • Ensured the project met the required deadlines and standards outlined by the client
  • Organized, cataloged, and created backups for all necessary files
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AAS
Computer Graphics
BFA
Graphic Design
9

Teaching Artist

  • Graphic Design comic book for BJC Health Care
  • Educated apprentices about the basics of design, layout, illustration, and critical thinking
  • Created instructional tutorials on how to use various programs of the adobe suite
  • Assisted in developing a marketing plan for the final printed comic book
  • Ensured the project met the required deadlines and standards outlined by the client
  • Organized, cataloged, and created backups for all necessary files
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Graphic Design
10

Teaching Artist

Prepared, supplied and taught supplemental materials for pre and post show in-class visits to assist middle and high
school students attending productions at the Playhouse

  • Provided necessary background information and context for the performance
  • Encouraged students to articulate and discuss their thoughts on theater and the specific productions
  • Led exercises and group activities that promoted a deeper appreciation of the productions
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Theater
Theater

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