Arts Mentor

Title: Arts Mentor

Program: Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp 2024

Posting Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Posting Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2024

Job Location: TBD

The Number of Openings: 5

Availability: July 29-August 2 (4-5 days) and August 5-August 16 (10 days), 7 hours per day

Pay Rate: $20 per hour

About Studio in a School NYC

Studio in a School NYC (Studio NYC) engages over 30,000 public school students in all five boroughs each year and aims to ensure that New York City public school students receive standards-based, quality instruction in the visual arts regardless of socio-economic status.

About the Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp

This summer, Studio in a School NYC will partner with the New York City Department of Education Arts Office on the Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp, a free two-week program which prepares students to apply for screened arts high schools. A select number of NYC public school students attending designated Title 1 schools and entering grade 8 in September 2024 will be participating this summer. The Arts Mentors will assist and support Studio NYC Artist Instructors throughout the program.

Primary Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide teaching assistance to Studio NYC Artist Instructors.
  • Mentor middle school student participants.
  • Organize, maintain, and document student portfolios.
  • Prepare and maintain supplies.
  • Classroom setup prior to the start of the program and breakdown on the final day.
  • Attend planning meetings before the program starts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Additional Requirements:

  • Current Graduate or Undergraduate student in Fine Art or Art Education or a relevant field.
  • Commitment to the mission of Studio NYC.
  • NYC Department of Education Fingerprint and Background Check Clearance upon employment.

 To apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter explaining your interest, personal goals for participation, and any relevant experience or special qualifications to: by Friday, April 12, 2024. Please write “Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp 2024” in the subject line. No applications will be accepted without a cover letter. No phone calls, please.

Studio in a School is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to hire staff members who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at Studio in a School are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, employment status, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.