JOB OPPORTUNITY: Teaching Artists- Lead
Job Title: Teaching Artist—Lead
Department: Education & Community Engagement (ECE)
Reports To: Curriculum Specialist
FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt
Revised Date: 4/2022
Rate of Pay: $28/hour
In a part-time, project-based position, the Teaching Artist Assistant works on behalf of the LBC in
schools, at the Center, and/or at community sites. Teaching Artist Leads should have demonstrated
experience and passion for in arts, education, and arts learning. Our team of Teaching Artist Leads are
experienced in creating safe learning environments to foster pro-social development, modeling positive
behavior, and supporting participant accomplishments, no matter how large or small. All Teaching Artist
Leads report to the Curriculum Specialist. Teaching Artist Leads working on certain projects may also
directly report to other LBC ECE staff. Work involves considerable public contact and is characterized by
attention to detail, coordination of multiple tasks, collaboration with others, and maintenance of high
standards of customer service and professionalism.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Duties include:
• Developing and implementing program content aligning with current education pedagogy/state
standards with the assistance of the Curriculum Specialist
• Participating in pre- and/or post- planning meetings as needed
• Ensuring that all aspects of projects assigned are of excellent quality, scope, and intent and
adhere to all LBC policies and guidelines
• Submitting all requested paperwork, documentation, and/or curricular adjustments in a timely
manner in accordance to deadlines set
• Communicating on a weekly basis project updates and concerns as well as hours worked
throughout duration of the project assigned
• Ensuring that hours worked and reported stay within the parameters of the project as assigned
Minimum 2 years teaching or educational leadership experience; minimum 3 to 5 years experience in
the relevant art field. Spanish-speaking skills strongly preferred. Employment contingent of the
successful completion of a background check.
• Ability to accept and implement feedback and evaluation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interface with teachers, children, and
• Comfort with classroom environments
• Comfort with interfacing and collaborating with other educators
• Excellent skills in planning, organization, research, and time management
• Ability to speak effectively to groups
• Experience working with diverse youth populations
• Ability to design and revise lesson plans and curriculum as requested
• Microsoft suite and other programs as needed
• Excellent customer experience skills
• Ability and willingness to maintain consistent communication through email, phone, and/or inperson meetings as necessary
All Teaching Artists are required to wear the LBC uniform at all times whenever representing the Center
offsite of the main campus. Teaching Artists are expected to have reliable transportation.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions of the job. The Luther Burbank Center for the Arts is committed to creating a diverse
work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
people assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of
all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please send a resume and brief cover letter to
HR@lutherburbankcenter.org with “Teaching Artist Lead” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.