Are you someone who believes in the power of the creative arts to uplift the hearts and minds of young people? Do you have experience teaching young people through your creative skills? If so, you might be a good fit for our company.
Creative Action serves 20,000+ youth annually in seven area school districts. As the largest provider of creative learning programs in Central Texas area, we use the arts to activate the academic, social and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school residencies and community based programs, our team of professional teaching artists inspire youth to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers and confident leaders in their community—we believe when youth develop these skills + build meaningful connections with peers and positive role-models, they become successful adults who contribute to their communities and thrive in their careers and relationships.
Creative Action is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and equity in the workplace. We value experience in addition to education when hiring. We strongly encourage those who reflect the communities we serve to apply, including bilingual individuals and/or people of color.
School-based Program Coordinator
Creative Action seeks an energetic, creative, and resourceful person to join our team as a School-based Program Coordinator to support the implementation of our school based programs. The School-based Program Coordinator will provide critical support to administrative and teaching staff, assist with coordinating and scheduling Interactive Performance classes, and work to develop and maintain systems for improving communication, functionality, and program quality. The candidate must have a passion for education and youth, be highly organized, have excellent communication and collaboration skills, value social justice and diversity, and enjoy helping and supporting other people.
Out-of-School Time Program Assistants
We are hiring for our new Program Assistant position, ideal for candidates looking for short term part-time work and a little extra experience working with youth to support their career endeavors. Program Assistants support Creative Action Out of School Time programming during the school year. This is a fast-paced work environment in which continuous mobility is required. This is a part-time, hourly position for the duration of the academic school year (now until the end of May), approximately 10-14 hours a week, Monday through Friday.
Out-of-School Time Teaching Artists
**We are particularly seeking teaching artists with filmmaking experience for an after-school program on Tuesdays/Thursdays.**
Teaching Artists are responsible for creating and leading arts-based after school classes and will work with students to develop a culminating project or performance at the end of the program. Candidates must have general availability 2:00 – 6:30 PM Monday–Friday and experience in at least one of the following: theatre, dance, visual art, creative drama, puppetry, music, film, digital media, photography, spoken word, creative writing or theatre-in-education. Experience facilitating an artistic discipline and/or working with elementary-age youth preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a part-time position, approximately 10 – 30 hours per week throughout the school year; summer teaching may be available.