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I'RAISE Girls & Boys International


Art instructor:

The Art Instructor will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.‚Äč

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history.

  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art

  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting

  • Understand the versatility of acrylic paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting

  • Understand a variety of "masters" techniques

  • Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art

  • Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique

  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities

  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment

  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports

  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records

  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community

  • May sponsor exhibits from outside the school

  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities

  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress

  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after school program

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration

Minimum Requirements

  • One or Two years’ work experience as an Art Teacher preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts

  • Master’s degree in Fine Arts preferred.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Up to $20.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 15 to 20 hours a week

Work Location: Multiple locations in New York City

Work Remotely: No

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About I'RAISE Girls & Boys International


3640 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10469, US

Mission Statement

I’RAISE Boys & Girls International Corporation is a non-profit organization. We aim to improve socio-emotional well-being and educational outcomes of youths ages 4 - 21 years old, and to work for the benefit of under-resourced communities and schools. Our mission is to raise, empower, and inspire minority youth to experience success and progress in all areas of their lives and to become successful leaders through raising and increasing self-esteem and self-worth. In order to achieve this mission we welcome passionate, enthusiastic and committed individuals to help us provide services such as tutoring, mentoring, coaching, teaching, college prep, and performing arts.


We allow opportunities for growth and development, obtaining work experience through volunteering and educational internships, and employment opportunities:

  • Mental Health Programs- Child & Youth Psychotherapy, Group Counseling, Art Therapy, Play Therapy
  • Education Programs -College Impact Program, Genesis Tutoring Program
  • After School Programs- Sports & Arts Afterschool (Basketball, football, dance, music, fine arts, chess, cheerleading),
  • Community Performing Arts Program - Dance and Theater
  • Mentoring - One-on-one or Group Mentoring
  • Youth Self Care- Cosmetology program
  • Internship - Generation-Z Program

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


3034White Plains RoadBronxBronx, NY 10467



  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Curating
  • Drawing
  • Painting


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 to 20 hours a week
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Master’s degree in Fine Arts preferred.

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