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.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Teaching Artists for the 2018-19 School Year

We seek enthusiastic, creative and collaborative Teaching Artists to join our after school team! 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.

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After School Program Assistant (part-time)

Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Would you enjoy being a positive role model to young people? Looking for a great way to start a rewarding career with youth? Join the Creative Action team of afterschool professionals as a Program Assistant! Be part of a fun, active, arts-rich program in which youth develop their creativity, confidence and critical thinking skills. This is an outstanding opportunity for a college student interested in education, social work, human services or in the general youth development field, as well as the retired professional or childcare instructor. Program Assistants are an essential part of our afterschool program, and contribute to our vibrant and supportive program environment.

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Site Coordinator (full-time)

Site Coordinators are responsible for managing a Creative Action after school program located at an Austin campus and providing critical leadership to a team of teaching artists and program assistants. The Site Coordinator upholds excellent communication with all community members, supports family engagement efforts, and maintains a safe and creatively engaging environment.  Some teaching may be required as part of the position, so teaching experience is desired. Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants and/or people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  To be hired, applicants will need to complete required background clearances and have current CPR/First Aid certification prior to August 6th.

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**Information on applying for a Teaching Artist position for our 2018-19 after school programming will be added in June.**