Fond du Lac Public Library’s Idea Studio makerspace team is looking for flexible and versatile Pre-Service Teachers (PST) to support the delivery of the 2022 Summer Design Lab program, an innovative arts-integrated summer day camp for 3rd-5th grade students, offered in partnership with the Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts.
Depending on performance and if desired, this part-time seasonal opportunity could be extended into the 2022-2023 academic year (approximately 40 hours/semester).
Design Lab is part of the 2021-2026 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Ecosystem Expansion Demonstration Project (SEED Project), funded by the U.S. Dept of Education’s Assistance for Arts Education (AAE) grant and administered by Dramatic Results, a non-profit educational arts agency. The goal of the project is to develop communities’ capacity to create and sustain high-quality, engaging, and equitable STEAM programs for underrepresented students in an effort to build arts-integrated educational pathways to a more diverse creative workforce, with project sites located in California, Maryland and Wisconsin.
2022 Summer Design Lab has two separate week-long day camps:
1. Design Lab w/ Idea Studio & Thelma (Iteration 1):
8am–4pm from July 11 – July 15 (up to 40 hrs)
Orientation and training as soon as possible (8-12 hrs)
2. Design Lab w/ Idea Studio & Thelma (Iteration 2):
8am-4pm from August 15 – August 19 (up to 40 hrs)
Training and development August 1-August 5 (up to 40 hrs)
Total Summer Program Hours: up to 132
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Day in the Life: Clock-in and join your team at the Idea Studio to welcome students for the day! It’s Wednesday, so after you’ve taken attendance students will be working with artists on an activity that focuses on expanding creative confidence. You ask open-ended questions that encourage this week’s group to make connections to yesterday’s photography lesson. Your professional development focus is on utilizing strategies from the leadership team that promote arts integration. You’ve got some follow-up questions for the Program Manager/Liaison that you’ll make sure to bring up in tomorrow’s check-in, but for now you clock-out with a smile, knowing you positively impacted students in need.
This LTE/Seasonal position is dependent on grant funding. Continuation of work beyond summer is not guaranteed.
Hourly pay: $22/hr
Schedule: Variable; up to 40 hrs/wk during program delivery and training. Some flexibility available if arranged at time of hire. Send resume and brief cover letter to: Jackie Braatz – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Priority consideration given to applications received by June 27, 2022.