Carpenter Performing Arts Center
Long Beach, CA

Expires: 12/22/17

Job Dates

01/02/18 - 04/27/18


$16 per hour

Classroom Connections Outreach Assistant

Classroom Connections Outreach Assistants conduct educational activities for the Carpenter Centers Classroom Connections program. Classroom Connections is a three-part program partnering the Carpenter Centers touring artists with local students, primarily from the Long Beach Unified School District. Pre-performance Introductory Workshops in the classroom illustrate the process of creating art (inspiration, conception, rehearsal, discussion) as well as the product itself (performance). Students meet the artist during the Artist Workshop to observe or participate in specific parts of the process. The program culminates with a special daytime Performance by the artist at the Carpenter Center. Approximately 1,000 students are served during each program.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Work with education coordinator and artists prior to the workshops to create lesson plans and study guides
Conduct 45 minute Introductory Workshops prior to Artist Workshops, introduce the artistic genre and theatre etiquette to students grades 1-5 at six different schools per program
Accompany artists to each school to help facilitate Artist Workshops
Attend and help facilitate the daytime Performance at the Carpenter Center


Background check required
Bachelors degree preferred
Must have own, reliable transportation
Must be available for most of the dates and times listed below
Ability to speak knowledgeably about the performing arts and be engaging to children ages 6-11
Previous teaching experience OR previous experience in the performing arts preferred
Ability to collaborate on lesson plans with education coordinator and artists
Ability to follow lesson plans consistently from classroom to classroom, modifying as planned for the age of students

*workshops are scheduled sporadically during these time periods

Program #1: 10 Strings and a Goat Skin Grades 1, 2, + 3

Introductory Workshops: 1/22/18 1/26/18 8:00am 1:30pm
Artist Workshops: 1/29/18 2/1/18 8:30am 1:00pm
Performance: 2/2/18 10:00am 11:00am

Program #2: Martha Redbone Grades 3, 4, + 5

Introductory Workshops: 4/16/18 4/20/18 8:00am 1:45pm
Artist Workshops: 4/23/18 4/26/18 9:00am 2:45pm
Performance: 4/27/18 10:00am 11:00am


$16/hour, non-exempt, approximately 25 hours per program

To Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to christina.ramos@csulb.edu.


Christina Ramos

Education Coordinator

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6200 East Atherton Street

Long Beach, CA 90815

Posted: 12/07/2017 13:50:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/02/2016 10:01 EST

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