Marwen Opportunities

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Marwen welcomes staff and teaching artists from all backgrounds, industries, and skillsets. We believe our inclusive community helps us better serve our mission to provide free arts courses and college and career counseling to Chicago youth from under-resourced communities and schools.

Current Job Openings

Marwen hires exceptional practicing artists to teach courses that encourage creative thinking through instruction in a variety of visual art media. Three times per year, we seek teaching artists of all disciplines (particularly digital media, graphic design, video, photography, fashion, ceramics, painting, comics and street art). Teaching artist are not required to have a post-secondary degree but are required to have an artistic practice and previous experience as a lead teaching artist, working with youth.

 

To apply, click "Download Requirements" for our Teaching Artist Proposal Form. We accept course proposals year round; included in this form are submission deadlines for upcoming terms.

 

Note: Candidates with no prior lead-teaching experience may consider our Studio Facilitator (i.e., teaching assistant) positions to gain experience and professional development.

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Marwen hires exceptional practicing artists to teach courses that encourage creative thinking through instruction in a variety of visual art media. Three times per year, we seek teaching artists of all disciplines (particularly digital media, graphic design, video, photography, fashion, ceramics, painting, comics and street art). Teaching artist are not required to have a post-secondary degree but are required to have an artistic practice and previous experience as a lead teaching artist, working with youth.

 

To apply, click "Download Requirements" for our Teaching Artist Proposal Form. We accept course proposals year round; included in this form are submission deadlines for upcoming terms.

 

Note: Candidates with no prior lead-teaching experience may consider our Studio Facilitator (i.e., teaching assistant) positions to gain experience and professional development.

Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

> > > Hear stories and get tips from current Studio Facilitators about how they play an important role in making Marwen courses successful! WATCH VIDEO

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

* Artists who want to share their practice with youth.

* College age students interested in working with youth.

* Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.

* Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

For a full description, application instructions, and term dates, click on "Download Requirements." Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If you are a current or past Studio Facilitator and are interested in applying again, please email SF@marwen.org.

Studio Facilitator [ROLLING APPLICATION]
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Studio Facilitators have an important role in making Marwen’s courses successful. They provide valuable support to the Teaching Artist in a wide range of tasks including providing one-on-one student support, facilitating material and studio maintenance, and assisting with classroom instruction, discussions, and studio preparations. Studio Facilitators are key in providing an atmosphere of fun and varied learning for students. Marwen alumni are encouraged to apply.

> > > Hear stories and get tips from current Studio Facilitators about how they play an important role in making Marwen courses successful! WATCH VIDEO

 

Who are Marwen’s Studio Facilitators?

* Artists who want to share their practice with youth.

* College age students interested in working with youth.

* Prospective educators interested in learning from a Teaching Artist.

* Alumni who want to stay connected to Marwen.

 

For a full description, application instructions, and term dates, click on "Download Requirements." Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If you are a current or past Studio Facilitator and are interested in applying again, please email SF@marwen.org.

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Application instructions are included within each job post.

For other inquires about full and part time roles, contact careers@marwen.org.

For Teaching Artist opportunities, learn more here.

For Studio Facilitator opportunities, learn more here.

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