Careers

SMARTS Step Dance Teacher

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic step dance teachers for PK-8 students during the 2021-2022 school year. We are looking for step dance teachers for during the day and after school classes. For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.
SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.
Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Specialize in stepping or step-dancing, having knowledge or experience in this form of percussive dance using complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken word, and hand claps.
  • Possess an understanding of the cultural history and the multidisciplinary nature of Step Dance, incorporating African roots and a combination of theater, spoken word poetry, and percussive music and movements.
  • Must be able to emphasize the artistic process of Step, not the product.
  • Must be able to emphasize student skills, teamwork, leadership roles, and have a desire to build community in your classroom.
  • Choreograph arrangements and routines and assist students to create choreography as a group that has a meaningful message or narrative.
  • Adhere to Ohio Department of Education’s state standards for dance and SMARTS Educational Philosophy.
  • An additional background in hip hop or world dance genres would be beneficial, but not necessary.
  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in visual arts, music, dance, theater, creative writing, and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes
  • provide data to SMARTS using any pre and post assessments provided
  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Program Manager
  • be Punctual, responsible, and reliable

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-8 students
  • an Ohio Teaching License
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

Interested applicants should fill out the online Application and include your cover letter and resume.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10.00 to $30.00 /hour

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10.00 - $30.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Regular sanitization, cleaning stations with hand sanitizer, masks, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

SMARTS Dance Teacher

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic dance teachers for PK-8 students during the 2021-2022 school year. We are looking for dance teachers for during the day and after school classes. For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.
SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.
Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in visual arts, music, dance, theater, creative writing, and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes
  • provide data to SMARTS using any pre and post assessments provided
  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Program Manager
  • be Punctual, responsible, and reliable

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-8 students
  • an Ohio Teaching License
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

Interested applicants should fill out the online Application and include your cover letter and resume.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10.00 to $30.00 /hour'
'
Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10.00 - $30.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

SMARTS Visual Art Teacher

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic visual arts teachers for PK-12 students.

For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.

SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in visual arts, music, dance, theater, creative writing, and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes
  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Education Director
  • be Punctual, responsible, and reliable

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-12 students
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $10.00 - $30.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff and students must wear masks, frequent sanitization, and social distancing.

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

SMARTS Student Assistant

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts

Title: SMARTS Student Assistant

Department: SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts

Reports to: SMARTS President

Evaluation: To occur annually

Position Description: SMARTS Student Assistants provide general programming and organizational support. Student Assistants often serve as the first contact with visitors to SMARTS and in this capacity must be able to respond to a variety of questions.

POSITION FACTORS:

Decision Making: Team thinking in conjunction with other Student Assistants under supervision of the Education Director and the Staff Administrator. Must demonstrate sound judgement with concern for our customers and the organization.

Mental Demand: Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, flexibility, and creative problem solving.

Character of Supervision: Assist SMARTS staff in orientation and training of new student assistants.

Independence: Must be able to work independently and in a group.

Environment: Expected to create an environment where all children and adults are welcome and accepted.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be a welcoming, hospitable, first impression to families and guests
  • Check in/out students
  • Release and collect students to and from classes
  • Moderate and take attendance for Virtual SMARTS classes
  • Monitor Family Waiting Area
  • Set up classrooms and keep clean
  • Provide care for students while in SMARTS facility, keeping track of students, helping manage behavior, and handling situations with maturity, safety, and professionalism
  • Understand student application and enrollment process
  • Respond to questions and requests for information from parents and students

 

  • Update student attendance records
  • Enter student data into database
  • Provides support for a full range of office activities
  • Assists with general clerical assignments
  • Assist with the delivery of materials, mail and other support services
  • Event set up and support
  • Answer incoming calls when needed
  • Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of facilities
  • Other duties as assigned

Other Functions & Responsibilities: Performs other duties as assigned.

Reports to: SMARTS President

Supervision Exercised: Assists with the supervision of SMARTS students and families during public programming.

Evaluation: Evaluation is the responsibility of the President to occur annually.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Qualifications: SMARTS looks for creative, outgoing, arts-oriented people who care about the community and are interested in the well-being and education of children of all ages. Excellent communication, problem solving, interpersonal, writing, and creative skills. Self-motivated, innovative, and team-oriented with the ability to organize, work with others and multi-task. Will require a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

Desired Qualifications: Individual should be in the pursuit of a degree in business, visual art, music, communication, dance, theater, writing, and/or education. Must have an understanding of basic software packages to include Microsoft Office, Google Drive and a working knowledge of database programs. Advanced skills appropriate to a service-oriented environment. Valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements: Occasional lifting required; must be able to move and transport minimum 20 pounds of equipment and supplies.

SMARTS Music Teachers

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic music teachers for PK-12 students2021-2022 school year. We are currently hiring teachers for after school and during the day on weekdays to teach K-8. For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.

SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in music and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes

 

  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Director of Education
  • be punctual, responsible, and reliable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-12 students
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

SMARTS Theater Teachers

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic theater teachers for PK-12 students during the 2021-2022 school year. If you are available during the school day that is fantastic. If you can only do after-school times or Saturdays that’s great too. For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.

SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in theater and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes
  • provide data to SMARTS using any pre and post assessments provided

 

  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Program Manager
  • be punctual, responsible, and reliable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-12 students
  • an Ohio Teaching License
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

SMARTS Creative Writing Teachers

Full Job Description

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is in search of enthusiastic creative writing teachers for PK-12 students during the 2021-2022 school year. If you are available during the school day that is fantastic. If you can only do after-school times or Saturdays that’s great too. For additional information, feel free to contact us at 330-574-2787(ARTS).

SMARTS is a community-based art school which seeks to motivate students to succeed in all areas of life by teaching them the discipline and focus that creating art takes. SMARTS offers classes in visual arts, music, dance, theater, and creative writing.

SMARTS Mission: SMARTS community art school provides access and early training in the arts for our region's K-12 youth with a focus on underserved populations. SMARTS engages public and private organizations, schools, and artists in cooperative projects designed to enrich our community, promote student achievement, inspire self-discovery, and impact cultural and academic literacy through fine and performing arts.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • working towards or hold at a minimum of a B.S., B.A., or a B.F.A. in creative writing and/or a related field
  • have and/or can pass a current FBI/BCI background check
  • design and execute creative curriculum that follows the Ohio State Standards
  • keep all supplies and equipment in good working order
  • be organized and prepared ahead for classes
  • provide data to SMARTS using any pre and post assessments provided

 

  • have a passion for teaching the arts to students of all ages
  • flexible and open minded to new ideas and situations
  • remain in constant communication with SMARTS Program Manager
  • be punctual, responsible, and reliable

Preferred Qualifications:

  • previous experience working with PK-12 students
  • an Ohio Teaching License
  • professional experience in an art related field is preferred
  • have excellent classroom management skills

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SMARTS at Ohio One
25 East Boardman Street, First Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503

330-574-2787 (ARTS)
info@smartsartschool.org