Social Justice Art/Media Instructor

After School Enrichment Instructor – Social Justice Art and Media


Description: The Media Awareness Project is an innovative nonprofit here in Austin, Texas that teaches high risk youth to produce fine art and digital art and media messaging (through video production, website development, print, photography, etc.) around issues of social relevance. Our projects range from producing video to pop up galleries, exhibits and installations.

Our primary goal is to get kids thinking visually and creatively and to get them talking (artistically) about the world they live in.

We’re hiring impassioned and creative leaders to deliver our YouthVOICE curriculum to students in an after school setting. Think you’re right for the job?

Our ideal candidate will:
Have experience working with high risk kids or have taught after school previously.
Be an excellent communicator.
Know how to command an audience.
Show up!
Follow directions AND show initiative.
Respond quickly to emails/phone calls and text messages.
Be inspired by the potential of social justice art and media.

Good majors for us:
RTF, Social Work, Communications, Digital Media, Marketing

Be passionate about issues of social justice and the challenges high-risk kids face.
Have some understanding of video production & visual story-telling.
Be technology and social media savvy.
Work with students to execute an intense curriculum over the course of the semester.
Work with site directors to meet goals.

Working Conditions:
$11-13 p/h
-Part time-Afternoons between 2-6 p.m.
12 to 15 hours a week
Required experience:
After school or teaching experience: 6 months

To Apply: RESUME, COVER LETTER (or email) telling us WHO YOU ARE and What you’re about.
Please put ‘Afterschool’ in the subject. Thanks for your interest in the Media Awareness Project!

Job Type: Part-time

Job Location:

Austin, TX
Required experience:

Teaching/After School: 1 year