Careers

Creative Learning Coach

Category:
Administration
Employee Type:
Part-Time, Non-Exempt. Hourly, Temporary
Offer Salary:
$40.00 - $48.00 per hour
Experience:
5+ years as a successful teacher or administrator

Summary:

The Creative Learning Coach is a credentialed expert in curriculum development and instruction, who will support Art4Schools faculty in lesson planning, effective instructional and student engagement strategies. This instructional coach will also act as an advocate and mentor for early career teachers, helping faculty to master the latest techniques and technologies that are available to them in their classrooms. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Visit Art4Schools partner schools to provide in-person observation, feedback and mentorship support to current first and second-year faculty to increase success and efficiency in their classrooms.
  • Troubleshoot with faculty to resolve classroom logistical issues, such as technical resource set-up or organization. 
  • Work closely with the Senior Art Programs Manager to develop evaluation tools, observation procedures, and faculty development workshops.
  • Create support plans as requested for first and second-year faculty, and work with the Senior Art Programs Manager to determine actionable steps to provide the support.
  • Along with the Senior Art Programs Manager, identify areas of further teacher development for dynamic and well executed lessons. 
  • Work closely with the Senior Art Programs Manager to develop frameworks, processes, and methods to support faculty with the development of a multicultural curriculum, a safe space where artistic expression takes place, and a classroom where students receive an exceptional arts experience. 
  • Participate in monthly all-faculty meetings or workshops as a general resource.

 

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with content area expertise
  • 5+ years as a successful teacher or administrator
  • CA Single or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Expertise in elementary and/or secondary Visual and Performing Arts State Standards
  • Experience working with neurodiverse learners. 
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum development and program design
  • Ability to design systems for standards, curriculum, instruction and assessment alignment that result in higher student achievement
  • Knowledge of adult learning and professional development frameworks and a demonstrated ability to build adult capacity
  • Ability to manage projects including development, implementation and evaluation
  • Ability to communicate proactively, effectively and provide and act on feedback
  • Successful track record of leading, coaching, or supporting collaborative district and/or school teams
  • Proven ability to work in settings with diverse communities and resources

 

Physical Demands:

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The employee is required to travel to all schools served by in-school program for meetings and other required tasks

 

Benefits Include:

  • Paid Sick Leave accrual

 

Schedule:  May 2024 to October 1, 2024

 

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@arts4all.org, with Creative Learning Coach as the subject line.

*The Community School of Music and Arts values diversity. Candidates who have a demonstrated ability to relate to diverse student populations and who have experience working in bilingual environments are strongly encouraged to apply. CSMA is committed to creating an environment that embraces openness, respect, collaboration and accountability.

About CSMA

Founded in 1968, the Community School of Music and Arts is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $7 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, CSMA is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to making the arts and arts education accessible to all, regardless of age, experience or background. Headquartered in the award-winning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 30,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 21,000 students at 54 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

About Community School of Music and Arts

Founded in 1968, the Community School of Music and Arts is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $7 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, CSMA is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to making the arts and arts education accessible to all, regardless of age, experience or background. Headquartered in the award-winning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 30,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 21,000 students at 54 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

CSMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability). Candidates from diverse backgrounds and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. CSMA is committed to creating an environment that embraces openness, respect, collaboration and accountability.

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