Position Title: Indigenous Visual Arts Educator (Contract)
Term: This position is a seasonal five-month contract which runs from February 2019 to June 2019. This position begins with training and shadowing with senior instructors.
Job Type: Contract, based on program registrations (1 to 15 programs per week)
Location: St. Albert Place Visual Art Studios, St. Albert, AB and local schools
Workdays: Monday – Friday, 1.5 hour programs run between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.
Art Gallery of St. Albert (AGSA), with Arts and Heritage Foundation of St Albert, has exciting opportunities for highly energetic, creative and organized individuals. Visuals Arts Educators support artistic achievement and visual culture in St. Albert and surrounding area by providing inspiring, engaging and hands-on educational art programs for the community. AGSA is passionate about art education and its capacity to develop confidence and a variety of life and career skills in students.
Indigenous visual arts programs present, represent, and share Indigenous knowledge and traditions while providing connections and cultural context to contemporary Indigenous practices and art forms.
Supports the mission of the Arts and Heritage Foundation (AHF) – offering exceptional arts and heritage experiences in the community. Supports AHF value – honouring our diversity and our Aboriginal roots
The Arts and Heritage Foundation hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified people, including those with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Indigenous persons.
Ideal candidates possess:
Deadline for applications: Open until a suitable candidate is chosen
Forward résumé and covering letter to:
Shannon Vance, Program Manager
Art Gallery of St. Albert: 19 Perron Street, St. Albert, AB, T8N 1E5
*Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
*No phone calls please.
If you are interested in getting involved with us and contributing to your community, we encourage you to check out our various volunteer opportunities at Art Gallery of St. Albert, Musée Héritage Museum and Heritage Sites.