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Mudmobile Art Instructor
The American Museum of Ceramic (AMOCA) champions the art, history, creation, and technology of ceramics through exhibitions, collections, outreach and studio programming.
Job Description
The Mudmobile program is a mobile museum program that focuses on creating equitable access to the arts by taking AMOCA’s programming out of the museum to meet students and teachers where they are. The role of the Mudmobile Art instructor is to: lead programs focused on teaching Visual Thinking Strategies; clay working techniques to K-12 grade students; and participate in educational and in-service activities including training sessions and feedback sessions as needed. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend hours, but assignments will, for the most part, take place during a regular school day. Part-time assignments are scheduled on an as needed basis from the “pool” of approved teachers.

Pay Rate: $18 per hour. Teachers will be paid for travel time from AMOCA to the program site, set up, instruction time, clean up, and return travel to AMOCA from the program site.

Qualifications
A successful candidate must have past experience teaching or leading groups of students through pre-planned activities and some experience working with clay.
They must also be able and willing to travel from the AMOCA to teach on school campuses and in classrooms within a 60 mile radius from the museum.
Ability to drive a van, lift/move materials up to 50 pounds and pass a background check.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
All interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to:
Ashley Rowley, Education Manager
education@amoca.org
American Museum of Ceramic Art
399 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767
909.865.3146

Unpaid Internships

Unpaid internships are available to persons wishing to gain practical experience in the museum or non-profit sectors in any of the disciplines listed below. AMOCA is accepting applications for internships on a rotating basis. Please send resumé and cover letter to the department manager. Click here for staff contact information.

 

Unpaid Internships for Course Credit

Please note that internship applicants are responsible for providing copies of the internship description to their advisors, and for making all appropriate arrangements with their schools to receive credit for internships. Hours vary and are flexible; however, a minimum of 12 hours per week is generally expected to receive course credit.

Please email your resume, letter of interest, written sample, and two letters of recommendation to Ashley Rowley at education@amoca.org.

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