Muralist Teaching Artist and Teaching Artist Assistant – Creative Art Works – New York, NY

For 28 years Creative Art Works (CAW) has worked to enhance the lives of under-resourced youth in Upper Manhattan and around the City. The organization empowers young people with arts programming—incorporating academic enrichment, creative expression, workforce development and community engagement—encouraging them to develop the personal and professional skills that can help shape their futures for the better.

CAW is seeking talented art educators with experience in mural installation for a winter/spring 2015 After School Youth Employment Program. One Muralist/Teaching Artist and one Teaching Artist Assistant will oversee 15 Upper Manhattan teens plus a number of community volunteers at an indoor high school setting. This program is scheduled from late March through late May as three 4 hour sessions each week, two weekdays after school (2:00-6:00), and on Saturdays (9:30-1:30) for approximately 10 weeks, plus additional hours for Design and prep time.

Candidates should have strong figurative painting and visual story telling skills, have experience in youth development and classroom management, and be able to generate enthusiasm for learning and positive professional relationships with youth employee/apprentices. Spanish language skills and experience with at risk youth appreciated.

How to apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, portfolio and url (if possible) to