VSAVT seeks part time arts and literacy instructor in Brattleboro

December 12, 2010 all-day America/New York Timezone

VSAVT is looking for a long term, part-time instructor for our Start With The Arts Program in the Brattleboro, Vermont area with a background in the arts and/or early childhood literacy. Artist educators visit at two home child care providers once a week for 2-12 week sessions throughout the year to present books with corresponding arts activities designed to increase childhood literacy skills and foster self-expression. Child care providers develop ideas for inclusive arts activities that make sense in the home child care setting. The work requires 12 weekly 1-hour long sessions, 4 follow up visits during which the instructor will observe and support the provider presenting self-designed activities and once a month follow up visit for three months after that with each provider. It also includes 4, 2 hour “outside of daycare hours” professional development gatherings, and the set up of a public display. There are additional hours for meetings, site visits etc. The position pays $40/hour for teaching hours and additional rates for meetings etc. Flexibility and willingness to travel a must.To apply, or for more info please contact Peggy: peggy@vsavt.org