The South Dakota Art Museum is seeking to contract an Art Bridges Teacher Fellow to help develop curriculum guides and activities.

This is a contracted, remote position. The compensation is set at $30.00 per hour with a maximum compensation of $3000. There will be a $250 bonus upon the completion of the project. Funding for this Fellowship is made possible through an Art Bridges grant.

Who should apply?
The Art Bridges Teacher Fellowship at the South Dakota Art Museum is open to all certified South Dakota teachers who have experience working with students in the 3rd- 8th grades. Fellows will be selected based on how well their experience and interests match the project, and on the quality of similar work produced. This is a competitive application and applicants may be affiliated with public, private, or tribal schools. Preferred qualifications include an understanding of artistic techniques and art forms, and an understanding of American Indian cultural traditions, particularly Lakota. Teachers who identify as American Indian are encouraged to apply.

Tell me more!
In partnership with South Dakota Public Broadcasting, the South Dakota Art Museum is creating videos on contemporary artists in the state of South Dakota. These videos will be used for virtual field trips across the state, accompanied by the curricula and activity guides developed by the fellow.

Start date and end date are negotiable, but an ideal candidate would be available to work on the project between July and December of 2022.

For more information about the application process and the position, see the included attachment titled “Art Bridges Teacher Fellowship.” For further questions, contact Abigail Ramsbottom, Curator of Education at the South Dakota Art Museum (contact information below). Do not hesitate to get in touch with the museum!

Priority will be given to applications submitted by July 1st, 2022.

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