Teaching Artist

Olive Tree Arts Network

 

Olive Tree Arts Network is hiring teaching artists for our 2018-2019 season!

Olive Tree Arts Network is a youth arts organization that uses creative expression to promote cooperation, understanding and peace in our multifaith society. We bring together Christian, Jewish and Muslim students and create a welcoming and safe environment for them to get to know each other and form friendships.

We are an in-school program and visit faith-based schools throughout Chicagoland. During our sessions, we write poetry, perform plays, create visual art, make music, visit each faith’s holy space, share our unique traditions and help kids find the common values among the Abrahamic religions.  There are about 20 sessions per school year and sessions are on weekday mornings.

Olive Tree Arts Network offers competitive compensation, a retirement matching program, a creative work environment, opportunities to impact and develop programming, professional development and flexibility.

Olive Tree Arts Network is a youth arts organization that uses creative expression to promote cooperation, understanding and peace in our multifaith society. Our signature program, Poetry Pals, provides in-school programming that brings together Jewish, Christian and Muslim children to get to know each other in a welcoming and safe environment.About Olive Tree Arts Network

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Olive Tree Arts Network teaching artists:

  • Exhibit strong classroom management and communication skills
  • Possess an ability to manage and facilitate groups of kids
  • Are excited to share and teach their creative talents
  • Are consistently available weekday mornings
  • Use email daily
  • Are playful, spontaneous and comfortable acting in simple teaching plays
  • Have at least one year of experience as a teaching artist/educator/youth worker
  • Are comfortable collaborating with another teacher as well as working alone
  • Are passionate about interfaith work and creating a peaceful community
  • Come from diverse backgrounds
To Apply: 

Send your resume and cover letter summarizing your qualifications to info@olivetreeartsnetwork.org

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Ilene Siemer
Contact Phone Number: 
3125499883