Job – Ceramics and Sculpture Art Specialist

Booker T. Washington High School for the Visual and Performing Arts has an opening for next year, a Ceramics and Sculpture art specialist.  Ideally, this candidate would also have welding and 3D printing experience.

We are looking for a candidate with an MA in Art Education or MFA in Sculpture or Ceramics and a BFA in Sculpture/Ceramics.

Please direct your resumes to me via my email address.  In addition, you should apply online at www.dallasisd.org/careers .

Best –

Monica C. Hayslip, MSEd
Director of Visual Arts

Dallas ISD
3313 S. Beckley Ave.
Box 58
Dallas, TX

mhayslip@dallasisd.org
972.925.5078 (office)
817.205.9415 (cell)

Non Tenure Line Full Time Positions at SMU

http://www.smu.edu/Dedman/FacultyAndStaff/FacultyandStaffRecruitment/NonTenureTrack

English.  Position No.  00050587 (Lecturer in Discernment and Discourse Program).  The Department of English at SMU will be hiring a Lecturer to teach composition in the Discernment & Discourse Program (DISC). The position, which is non-tenure-track but renewable in one-year contracts, begins August 2017.  Discernment and Discourse courses are designed to help students develop skills central to producing the kind of written work required at the University. Providing the foundation for the University Curriculum (UC), these sequential courses emphasize critical reading and analytical thinking as the basis of effective writing. The teaching load is 4/4, and the successful candidate will participate in the shared responsibilities of the Program faculty, including making occasional presentations at Program workshops and attending occasional training and information sessions. An M.A. is required. Some preference will be given to candidates with an M.A. or PhD in Rhetoric/Composition; or to individuals with college-level experience in writing pedagogy within a particular discipline (e.g., writing for STEM majors). Some experience teaching college-level composition or writing intensive courses is essential.  Applications may be submitted electronically (PDF format preferred) or by mail and should include a letter discussing teaching experience and pedagogical philosophy, samples of syllabuses, writing assignments and graded papers, complete curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation may be scanned and sent as pdf files.  Please send all documents to:  Diana Blackman, Director of Discernment & Discourse; c/o Susie Duarte; Department of English, P.O. Box 750435, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX  75275-0435; sduarte@smu.edu; To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be postmarked by May 2, 2017, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  All applications will be acknowledged.

Summer Job at Bob Jones Nature Center, Southlake

Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve
Job Title: Summer Day Camp Instructor (Pre K – 4th grade)
Location: Southlake, Texas
Type: Seasonal (Tuesday – Friday) 9:00am – 5:00pm
Duration: June — August —, 2017 (Includes 1 week of training)
Overview
Bob Jones Nature Center (BJNC) is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization that is dedicated to the preservation and education of the Cross Timbers ecosystem. BJNC provides environmental education, science in nature, recreation programs and events. Bob Jones Nature Center & Preserve is a City of Southlake park on 758 acres of natural fun! Our mission is to Restore and Preserve the Eastern Cross-Timers Ecosystem through environmental leadership, education, and compatible outdoor activities.
This job posting should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to preform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those started in this posting.
Job Summary:
We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals who have experience in environmental education and Natural Science, or Arts and Recreation, and enjoy teaching a hands-on approach to learning. We at BJNC expose/teach children to have an appreciation for the natural environment incorporating science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) content, as well as allow students to be active while exploring the outdoors.
Summer Camp Instructors are under the supervision of the Educational Coordinator, modifies and implements lesson plans which are age-group activity specific; Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities. Instructors provide constant care for the needs of the children between the ages of 3-11 years in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure and healthy manner. Serves children snacks and supervise lunch. Exhibits control of the children and, when needed, displays appropriate discipline techniques. Ensures the accountability, security and safety of all children participating in day camp activities.
Experience:
The ideal Instructor will possess or be working toward a bachelor’s degree in a related field such as education, conservation, early childhood development, art, recreation, environmental or natural sciences, etc. (certified teacher preferred) and at least two years’ experience working with groups of children teaching and implementing similar programs, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

• Enjoys the outdoors and such things like daily hikes and exploring nature
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail,
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to develop and implement dynamic and innovative educational programs
• Capacity to transmit enthusiasm about nature and education
• Enjoy math and science concepts a plus
• Demonstrated ability to manage classroom with excellent prioritization skills
• Proven ability to think creatively, be innovative and are proactive in the implement resourceful strategies
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, e-mail, and standard office equipment
• Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)

Position requires incumbent have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and will be required to pass a background check and a drug screening.
Very competitive compensation for a seasonal contract position. We are seeking to hire quality, energetic, motivated individuals to join our already outstanding team!
To apply: Submit a resume, letter of interest and employment application found on bjnc.org to admin@bjnc.org
Applicants may also stop by between 9:30am and 3:00pm to submit a resume in person and/or fill-out an application. No phone calls please.

Call for Tutors Spanish

Hello! My name is Sarah, and I’m the owner of Sarah’s Spanish School. We teach elementary Spanish enrichment classes at schools all around the US, including schools in Texas. We are currently looking to hire a few teachers for classes that we have in the Plano/Dallas area. I am reaching out to you again to see if you could let any of your Spanish-speaking (native or non-native) students know about the opportunity. No need for the person to be a certified teacher. It is a great position to add to the resume of anyone who is looking to become a full-time teacher once they graduate or anyone looking for real-world experience, and it is just a few hours during the week in the afternoon, so it will fit in almost any college student’s schedule! 

Super fun, great company, room for advancement, competitive pay, flexible hours…

You can have them email their resume to me here – sarah@sarahsspanishschool.com 

We’re looking to hire someone by the end of this week, so if you could forward this email to them today I would really appreciate it!

Thank you so so so much in advance!

Call for Tutors Spanish

My name is Arvind Venkataraman and I am a recent SMU Alum (’15) and the founder of a social enterprise called Apollo Tutors.

We offer private tutoring to students at UTD and 12 other universities around the nation.

We also work with students on language tutoring including for Spanish, French, Hindi and others.

I am reaching out about an immediate job opportunity which may be of interest to Spanish Students/ Alumni at UTD.

We have an opportunity to work with a Senior Citizen on Conversational Spanish in the Highland Park area.

The student is looking to work with a Female Spanish Speaker preferably a Graduate Student or alumni who is proficient in Spanish.

I was wondering if you could share this opportunity with students / alumni / postgraduates who might be interested?

I’ve included a brief description of the opportunity below. Thank you!

Best,

Arvind Venkataraman
Co-Founder, Apollo Tutors

 

Private Spanish Tutoring Opportunity: $20/hr | Highland Park

Apollo Tutors has an opportunity to work with a Senior Citizen to build conversational Spanish skills.

Sessions take place in the student’s home or on field trips around the area.

The student is a Senior Citizen and looking to learn a new language

Duties / Requirements

  • 1-2 hours weekly, $20/hr
  • Flexible timings
  • Must be proficient in Intermediate Spanish or higher
  • Completed Undergrad / Graduate Student / Postgrad (preferred)
  • 25+ (preferred)
  • Location: Highland Park, TX (75205)

Individuals interested in applying can contact Arvind at 817-773-2418 or sign up on our website at https://ubermatch.apollotutors.org/signup

 

TCC Job Openings for Adjuncts

Tarrant County College has openings for adjuncts in Arts, Philosophy and Music, teaching fully online classes (or hybrid classes that have 7 2-hour meetings on Weekends, with the remainder of the course online). If you know of any adjuncts, or graduate students with conferred MA degrees and 18+ grad hours in Arts, Philosophy or Music, please have them contact me, or apply using the links below. Interested instructors should indicate on their application their preference for teaching online.

Art: https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/15384

Music: https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/15470

Philosophy: https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/15402

Anyone with questions or an interest in teaching online at TCC should is welcome to contact me by phone or email.

Thank you!

Cristina M. Martinez Sullivan

Discipline Coordinator of Speech, Philosophy, World Languages, Arts, Drama, Music, & Math

Office: TRCF 2103 | Phone: 817-515-1444

1500 Houston Street | Fort Worth, TX 76102

cristina.sullivan@tccd.edu | www.tccd.edu

 

Jobs listings through Versatile PhD

Versatile PhD is a site/community specifically oriented toward “helping graduate students and PhDs envision, prepare for, and excel in non-academic careers.”

They have a variety of resources, including job postings. October postings include:

  • English, Journalism, Communications people: Writer at Harvard University Press.
  • Library Science people: see Library Scientist at a financial technology firm in Massachusetts.
  • Ed & Ed Tech people: check out Research Fellow at an E-Learning nonprofit in California.
  • Historians, Americanists, Education people: you could be Education Program Coordinator at a historical house museum in the Midwest.

Links to each are here.

 

Writing Center Supervisor Open Position at UT Dallas

The position requires a Master’s degree; some of you in the doctoral program may be interested:

The UT Dallas Student Success Center is excited to be taking applications for its Writing Center Supervisor.  To read more about the position, click on this link: https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/5610.

We are making some exciting changes to grow the UT Dallas Writing Center and want a dynamic leader ready to take on a growing student population.  This position will supervise 3 full time staff members as well as student tutors.

Please feel free to email me with questions! Julie.murphy@utdallas.edu

Julie

Julie C. Murphy
Director | Student Success Center
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road, MC 24 | Richardson, TX 75080
MC 1.302 | (972) 883-6850
www.utdallas.edu/studentsuccess

 

Princeton University Fellowships

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
SOCIETY OF FELLOWS
IN THE LIBERAL ARTS
Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2017-2020
Application postmark deadline: September 15, 2016
The Princeton Society of Fellows, an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and selected natural sciences, invites applications for the 2017-2020 fellowship competition.
Four fellowships will be awarded:
Open Fellowship in any discipline represented in the Society
Fellowship in Humanistic Studies
Fellowship in LGBT Studies
Fellowship in Race and/or Ethnicity Studies
Applicants may apply for one or more fellowship(s) pertinent to their research and teaching. Please see our website
( http://www.princeton.edu/sf/fellowships/ ) for eligibility, fellowship descriptions, application guidelines, and relevant disciplines. Hosted jointly by the Humanities Council and academic departments, Postdoctoral Fellows pursue their research, attend a weekly fellows’ seminar, and teach half time as Lecturers for a term of three years. In each of the first two years, Fellows
typically teach one course each semester. In their third year, Fellows teach only one  course while remaining in residence in Princeton.
The salary for 2017-2018 will be approximately $84,500. Fellows must reside in or near Princeton during the academic year. Non U.S. citizens may apply. Recipients of doctoral degrees in Education, Jurisprudence, and holders of Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University are not eligible. Candidates may apply only once to the Princeton Society of Fellows’ competition.
Selection is based on scholarly achievement and evidence of unusual promise; range and quality of teaching experience; and potential contributions to an interdisciplinary community. The Society of Fellows seeks a diverse and international pool of applicants and especially welcomes candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.
A candidate holding the Ph.D. at the time of application must have received the degree after January 1, 2015 . A candidate not yet holding the Ph.D. must have completed a substantial portion of the dissertation (approximately half) at the time of application, and include a letter from the department chair confirming such progress toward degree. Successful candidates must fulfill all requirements for the Ph.D., including filing of the dissertation, by June 15, 2017.
See website for details.
Candidates are asked to submit an online application form and to mail the complete dossier, postmarked by September 15, 2016, to:
Princeton University
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Search Committee
10 Joseph Henry House
Princeton, NJ 08544
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.