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If you are interested in becoming involved with Wide Angle Youth Media but do not see a position that is a good fit for you, please know we are also always looking to connect with potential guest artists and volunteers or interns.

Wide Angle is currently hiring for the following position:

PART TIME LEAD MEDIA INSTRUCTOR – Middle & High School Programming

Wide Angle Youth Media is currently hiring outgoing and team-oriented Lead Instructors to facilitate our weekly Baltimore Speaks Out Baltimore Speaks Out Program and Video Team. Wide Angle Youth Media is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides Baltimore youth with media education to tell their own stories and become engaged with their communities. The Baltimore Speaks Out Program and Video Team are after school programs comprised of approximately 12-15 students aged 10-15 from Baltimore City schools. Throughout the fall and spring semesters, students in the Baltimore Speaks Out Program and Video Team meet twice a week to learn video production, photography, critical thinking, and leadership skills while engaging in their communities. These are part-time positions that last throughout the academic year and are approximately 12-15 hours per week; candidates must be available during after school hours from 2:30 – 6:00 and/or 3:30 – 7:30, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday.

In addition to facilitating the workshop, the LEAD INSTRUCTOR is responsible for the following:
• Working with students to produce and complete a short video that will be screened at the end of the program. Post-production work will be required.
• Reviewing curriculum and communicating with the assistant instructor before and during each class.
• Oversee the Supper Program by serving food to students and keeping track of reporting paperwork as necessary.
• Participating in weekly meetings to discuss classroom progress and review curriculum with the Program Manager and attending weekly staff meetings.
• Organizing production field trips, a recruitment event, and a closing ceremony event.
• Acting as an advocate and leader in recruitment and community outreach to create awareness of the program. Making recruitment presentations in the community.
• Completing daily reports after each class, keeping track of attendance and paperwork, and other administrative tasks as assigned.

The following skills are required for the LEAD INSTRUCTOR position:
• Advanced experience with video production, video editing, photography, lighting, and audio recording.
• Previous experience facilitating/teaching 5th-12th grade aged youth, working with racially and ethnically diverse and/or low-income communities.
• Demonstrates awareness of how to address and navigate systemic power imbalances through curriculum and/or artistic practices.
• Holds high expectations for each student and works to foster student achievement through building individual relationships
• Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, staff, parents, young people, volunteers, and community groups.
• Familiarity with basic computer operations: email, word-processing, spreadsheets, and basic graphics.
• Event planning skills are a plus.
• Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
• A vehicle is required for this position.

How to apply:
• Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a link to your online media portfolio to
info@wideanglemedia.org by August 15, 2017. Include name and position in subject line. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview on a rolling basis, only candidates selected for an interview will be notified, all finalists must complete a finger print background check.
• Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.