Current Openings


Job Title: Program Assistant

Classification:       Part-time, Non-exempt
Reports to:           Site Coordinator
Dates:                    OCT 15 2018-JUNE 30 2019
Schedule:              Mondays-Thursdays | 2-6PM  (with exception of the first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two sites: John Ruhrah EMS: 6820 Fait Ave
Pay rate:                $15/HR

Overview: Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Assistant supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Program Assistant supports academic teachers and enrichment instructors, collects attendance, monitors and distributes snack and clean up for their group.  Responsible for orderly behavior for their group, leads exercise activities and games, transitions, class and meal times. Follows behavior management system. Program assistant is hired at 4 hours a day and arrive on site by 2:00pm to prepare attendance rosters, set up, review instruction, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: CHARM training, Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • All staff are expected to be actively engaged with students during program and represent Creative Alliance
  • Welcome students every day and model positive behavior
  • Lead daily attendance, snack, exercise, supper and clean-up activities for their group (s)
  • Support and assist with homework help, academic tutoring and enrichment classes
  • Read and review lead instructor’s lesson plans
  • Attend and apply mandatory Family League and 21st Century Community Learning Center professional development trainings
  • Follow school’s safety protocols
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance and write student incident reports to supervisor
  • Follow Creative Alliance’s Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS)
  • Maintain a welcoming, orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Minimum one-year experience assisting with multicultural youth programs in K-8th grade
  • Ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with students, teachers and partners
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness
  • Speaks English and Spanish

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


Job Title: Math and ELA Academic Teacher

Grade levels available: K-8th grade
Classification:  Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: OST Manager
Dates: OCT 15 2018-JUNE 30 2019 
Compensation: $35/hour
Dates: Oct 15- June 20 except 1st Monday of the month; Professional development and trainings TBD
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays | 2:15-4:15PM (No OST first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two schools: Tench Tilghman E/M School | John Ruhrah E/M School

Overview: Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success. We partner with various organizations and teaching artists to provide arts enrichment activities including theater, African drumming, dance, percussive music, ceramics, Mexican arts, video and intramural sports. Our academic enrichment is led by certified BCPS teachers at Tench Tilghman and John Ruhrah, focused on improving math and language arts study skills, knowledge and performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Academic Teacher supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Academic Teacher writes lessons for three weeks of instruction in ELA and Math, assess and develops plans to improve student’s performance with Academic Team.  Follows behavior management system. Academic Teacher is hired at 2 hours a day and work for Creative Alliance by 2:15pm to review instruction with their program assistant, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • Promote the mission of Creative Alliance and goals of After School program
  • Attend mandatory trainings and professional development workshops
  • Develop after-school lessons to improve student support and performance
  • Supervise and conduct 30 minutes of homework help from 2:40-3:10PM
  • Work with school coach and Lead Academic teacher to develop extended learning curriculum for one grade level to at max 20 students: English Language Arts Mondays & Wednesdays, Math on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:10-4:10PM
  • Conduct student assessments for academics quarterly with support of supervisor
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to teaching assistants and/or volunteers
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance
  • Implement incident reporting and safety protocols
  • Engage in professional development opportunities
  • Maintain an orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Two years’ experience as certified BCPS teacher in K-8th grade
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness
  • Tench Tilghman Orientation on Tuesday, October 9 from 3-6pm at Tench Tilghman for TT staff.
  • John Ruhrah Orientation on Sunday, October 14 from 11am-1pm at Creative Alliance for JR staff.

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with preference for grade level with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

Job Title: Program Assistant

Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt
Reports to: Site Coordinator
Dates: OCT 15 2018-JUNE 30 2019
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays | 2-6PM  (with exception of the first Monday of the month and early dismissal days)
One of two sites: Tench Tilghman EMS: 600 N Patterson Park Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205 | John Ruhrah EMS:
Pay rate: $15/HR

Overview:
Creative Alliance provides academic, artistic and cultural enrichment to students in K-8th grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School and at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students receive homework help, exercise, snack, academic tutoring, and multicultural art enrichments followed by supper. Students are expected to have 90% attendance and follow Creative Alliance After School Policies and Expectations. Parents and guardians attend Family Orientations and provide six hours of volunteer service to support the program’s success.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Assistant supports Creative Alliance After School program goals, policies, schedule and grant report deliverables. Program Assistant supports academic teachers and enrichment instructors, collects attendance, monitors and distributes snack and clean up for their group.  Responsible for orderly behavior for their group, leads exercise activities and games, transitions, class and meal times. Follows behavior management system. Program assistant is hired at 4 hours a day and arrive on site by 2:00pm to prepare attendance rosters, set up, review instruction, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: CHARM training, Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • All staff are expected to be actively engaged with students during program and represent Creative Alliance
  • Welcome students every day and model positive behavior
  • Lead daily attendance, snack, exercise, supper and clean-up activities for their group (s)
  • Support and assist with homework help, academic tutoring and enrichment classes
  • Read and review lead instructor’s lesson plans
  • Submit daily Assistant Journals
  • Attend and apply mandatory Family League and 21st Century Community Learning Center professional development trainings
  • Follow school’s safety protocols
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance and write student incident reports to supervisor
  • Follow Creative Alliance’s Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS)
  • Maintain a welcoming, orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by Creative Alliance Education Department

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Minimum one-year experience assisting with multicultural youth programs in K-8th grade
  • Ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with students, teachers and partners
  • Submit to and pass a background check
  • Effective communication with Creative Alliance staff
  • Timeliness
  • Attend Orientation on Friday, October 12 from 3-6pm at Creative Alliance

How to Apply: Email resume and interest letter with two references to Ms. Aldana, Education Director: maria@creativealliance.org

Compensation: The position is temporary at 4 hours per day. The position pays $15/hr. Start date is Oct 12, 2018. End date is June 30, 2019. Program Assistant must attend planning meetings, youth finales and a closing evaluation meeting, date and time to be determined.

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


 

Job Title:  Community Arts Liaison

Classification: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: Salary Range of $45,000-$50,000
Date Revised: September 18, 2018
 

Overview: The Community Arts Liaison is responsible for building strong relationships with residents, libraries, churches, local businesses, non-profits, and foundations in Baltimore and forging a link between them and Creative Alliance staff.  The CA liaison will develop a vision for this department and collaborate with Creative Alliance staff to infuse community arts in all programs.  This position includes overseeing all logistics for our signature community festivals and events such as Great Halloween Lantern Parade which reaches more than 10,000 people of all ages, World Refugee Day, Posadas, and Kwanzaa Family Day. The CA liaison will build audiences for all programs and provide space for the community to influence programming. The position uses arts to foster community engagement with a diverse and changing population, including immigrants and refugees

Principal Responsibilities:

Community Arts Programming – 40%

  • Work with program staff to create and implement original and inclusive arts programs that enrich and positively transform the community by making a long-term connection to Creative Alliance
  • Foster dialogue between diverse groups of people in the community through the arts and program staff
  • Cultivate opportunities for inclusive neighborhood engagement and professional development for artists and performers
  • Establish and maintain long-term partnerships with neighbors and community organizations, including area schools, community associations, churches, and businesses
  • Attend neighborhood meetings and functions to establish and maintain community relations
  • Keep abreast of neighborhood and city-wide community events and opportunities

Events Management – 40%

  • Manage community events from conception, planning, and budgeting through implementation and evaluation
  • Identify new opportunities for events within the community
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for events

Advancement – 20%

  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and the Development Department on community arts funding opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Marketing Director for news and media opportunities, including Spanish language media
  • Develop sponsorship opportunities for local businesses.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Experience in developing and implementing community arts programs
  • Experience as a visual artist, filmmaker, performer/musician, writer
  • Experience with project and events management including production schedules, budgets, and timelines
  • Experience with volunteer management

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in Spanish, French, and/or Arabic
  • Ability to establish relations and collaborate with diverse communities and a working knowledge of racial justice advocacy and issues
  • Experience in Grant writing, public relations, and partnership development

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

To apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to  info@creativealliance.org

Deadline: The position will be open until filled


 

Job Title:  Box Office Assistant

Classification: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Office Manager
Date Revised: August 16, 2017

Overview: Box Office Assistants act as ambassadors for Creative Alliance, assist patrons, and help with day to day operations of the box office. This position mainly consists evening and weekend hours during performances, screenings, and special events.

Principal Responsibilities:

Box Office

  • Process ticket and donation transactions
  • Handle cash, checks, and credit card transaction with care and confidentiality
  • Enter data, create reports and queries, and maintain Salesforce/Patron Manager database
  • Complete daily deposit and close out procedures with accuracy

General Admin

  • Greet all visitors and provide excellent customer service
  • Answer and direct all incoming phone calls and voicemails
  • Handle customer complaints and concerns; address with appropriate staff
  • Maintain tidiness of building exterior, lobby, front desk, and main office
  • Record daily count of visitors to Creative Alliance
  • Assist other staff with administrative tasks as needed including post event clean up.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Outgoing personality who enjoys interacting with people
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops
  • Customer Service experience
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends; occasional weekday, daytime hours a plus
  • Experience managing multi-line phones
  • Database experience; Salesforce or Patron Manager preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish, preferred

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

To apply: Email resume and a letter of interest to Office Manager, Vic Yambao at vic@creativealliance.org


 

 

Job Title:  African Folklore Stories & Song – Lead Teacher

Classification: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Reports to: Site Director
Compensation: $30/hour
Location: 600 N Patterson Park Ave, Baltimore, MD 21205
Dates: OCT 15 2018-JUNE 19 2019
Schedule: Mondays-Thursdays 3:10-5:10pm

Overview:
Creative Alliance provide African Folklore Stories & Song enrichment to students in K-1st grade at Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School as part of our Creative Alliance After School Program. Students learn African folkloric stories and values through repetition of words and pages from reading and singing words together from books including Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale; Who’s in Rabbit’s House?; Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky; Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia; and Why The Sky Is Far Away: A Nigerian Folktale. Students are encouraged to think about the similarities and differences between these stories and other stories they may know Students will also learn the importance of being honest, fair, cooperating and of determination. Song and stories will support student’s understanding of rhythm and construction of language.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead teacher plans daily activities that lead to a culminating performance. They lead instruction during enrichment hour (4:10-5:10PM) for up to 20 students in K-1st grade. Instructor’s supervisor is Education Director and monitored by Site Director. Program is Mondays thru Thursdays from October 15, 2018 to June 19 2019 which includes 2 semesters with K-1st grade groups and two public showcases at Creative Alliance. Enrichment instructor is hired at 2 hours a day at $30/hr to arrive on site by 3:10 for set up, planning, instruction, journal and clean up. Additional hours may include: Program Orientation, Professional Development, Youth rehearsals and Finales and quarterly evaluations.

  • All staff are expected to be actively engaged with students during program and represent Creative Alliance
  • Supervise and conduct enrichment classes that are age-appropriate and lead up to public performance during Winter Finale on Dec 19 and Spring Finale in mid-June 2019.
  • Submit interdisciplinary and youth development lesson plans
  • Teach hands-on projects based on instructor's expertise and experiences
  • Conduct student assessments for enrichment quarterly with support of supervisor
  • Submit daily Teacher Journals
  • Attend Family League professional development trainings
  • Follow school’s behavior & safety protocols
  • Supervise and delegate tasks to program assistants
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance and write student incident reports
  • Follow Positive Behavior Incentive System (PBIS)
  • Request supplies to Site Coordinator
  • Return and re-organize supplies
  • Maintain a welcoming, orderly and sanitary classroom
  • Submit timesheets online payroll system
  • Other duties as needed by CA Education Department

REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion for youth, arts and education
  • Ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with students, teachers and partners
  • Timeliness
  • Two years+ experience working with K-1st grade school students
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission and programs

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

To apply: Email resume, letter of interest with grade level(s), and two references by September 8 by 6PM to Education Director, Maria Gabriela Aldana at maria@creativealliance.org

Please note: Hire notifications are determined via email by October 5 2018.  Mandatory Teacher Orientation October 8.


 

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