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Teaching Artists Wanted to Work With Incarcerated Teens in Lancaster Area

Armory Center for the Arts is building a pool of experienced teaching artists to work with incarcerated teens at probation camps throughout Los Angeles County, including camps in Lancaster and Santa Clarita. Classes typically meet during the late afternoon in two, 2-hour blocks. Candidates will be paid to attend free trainings for successful engagement with incarcerated teens.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years teaching experience

  • Experience teaching in-crisis or incarcerated teens

  • Degree in visual arts

  • Active art practice (drawing & painting a plus)

  • Applicants must have reliable transportation

Please email your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications, art practice, and teaching philosophy to Lilia Hernandez at Application process will remain open until candidates are identified. No phone calls, please. Armory Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

About the Armory
Armory Center for the Arts believes that an understanding and appreciation of the arts is essential for a well-rounded human experience and a healthy civic community. Founded in 1989, The Armory builds on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching and presenting the arts. The organization's department of exhibitions offers diverse programs at its main facility and in locations throughout the region. Additionally, the Armory offers studio art classes on-site and a variety of standards-based art programs to more than fifty schools, community centers, parks, and detention centers throughout greater Los Angeles.


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