Teaching Artist

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Job Description

Teaching Artist


1. To design and implement lessons based on Community Change, CareerVisions, Peace and Legacy Models.

2. To ensure that the Models are implemented with integrity.

Towards meeting these objectives, the teacher mentor will:

Develop a mastery of the Models and select evidence-based curricula.

Ensure the integrity of the Models and select evidence-based curricula and adherence to the timeline provided.

Research exercises and references to develop lessons that support the Common Core Standards.

Develop and implement lessons. Lessons should be aligned with the day school curriculum, intentionally integrate the Common Core Standards, and be based on the teacher’s choice of the Community Change, CareerVisions, Peace and Legacy Models.

Provide professional guidance to assigned teachers.

Regularly submit draft lesson plans and attendance along with timesheets.

Attend scheduled meetings with company and/or its client(s).

Coordinate meetings with the assigned teacher(s).

Guide teachers to help students network with the community to organize a career fair.

Guide teachers in preparing students to deliver mini-workshops to their peers based on the Community Change, CareerVisions, Peace and Legacy Models.

Submit invoices for payments, supported by research, lesson plans, attendance and/or activity summaries.

Time Commitment:

The hours of each project is between 2-10 hours per week, up to two hours per day, and take place before school, during the school day and after school. Consultants can take on one or more projects throughout the region based upon company needs and scheduling.


Teaching artists: $50/hour for research and lesson planning sessions (up to one hour for each); $50/hour for meetings with clients; $50/hour for the implementation of lessons with youth/students.


Teaching artists: must be accomplished in an art discipline and capable of delivering engaging, dynamic lessons to students. Candidates must be in good standing with the New York State Department of Education and Rochester City School District.



Company Description

Community Change (dba CareerVisions, Ltd.) is a New York State-based, capacity-building consulting firm that supports schools, school districts, government agencies, not-for-profits, and institutions of higher education in strengthening their services and connections to youth, families and communities. We do this through six services: 1. educational programs; 2. parent and family engagement; 3. curricula and course development; 4. professional development; 5. strategic planning; and 6. grant writing.