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Propel Afterschool Part-Time Creative Artist (418 views)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area
June 27, 2017

Propel Afterschool Creative Artist

The Afterschool Creative Artist will work with Propel Afterschool staff to implement art lessons at one or multiple Propel afterschool sites throughout the school year. The position involves 2 hours daily–one hour of set up and one hour of instruction. Students are grouped by age. Hours are 3:30-5:30, Monday through Thursday, but may vary somewhat among sites. All artistswill have an afterschool staff person present to help. Reasonable costs for pre-approved materials will be included. Lessons will be developed by the artists based on their art expertise. Available positions include K-8, K-5, and 6-8. Some high school positions are also available but may not be four days/week and will depend on the proposed projects.

Propel Schools Who We Are

Propel Schools, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a not-for-profit federation of charter schools, dedicated to the mission of catalyzing the transformation of public education so that all children have access to high performing public schools.

This mission is pursued by opening and operating high performance schools of choice in educationally underserved communities. Propel has become one of the largest, fastest-expanding set of charter schools in the state, with the highest levels of student achievement among Pennsylvania public school districts serving high poverty, resource poor areas throughout the Pittsburgh region. Across all its schools, 75% of students qualify for the federal free/reduced cost lunch program, 73% are a minority and 13% have special needs. Propel is serving 3,700 students at eleven Allegheny County locations. Propel Afterschool operates afterschool programs at all Propel schools and focuses on academic support; enrichment opportunities; physical education and health; community service; and family resources.