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PART TIME LEAD AND ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS –
Middle School and High School Programming

Wide Angle Youth Media is currently hiring outgoing and team-oriented Lead and Assistant Instructors to facilitate our weekly Baltimore Speaks Out! and Mentoring Video Project Programs starting this Fall. 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. Throughout the semester, students in Wide Angle Youth Media programming meet twice a week to learn video production, photography, critical thinking, and leadership skills. These are part time positions that last throughout the academic year of approximately 12 hours per week.

In addition to facilitating the workshop, the LEAD INSTRUCTOR is responsible for the following:
• Working with students to produce and complete a media project 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.
• Making recruitment presentations in the community.
• Participating in weekly meetings to discuss classroom progress and review curriculum with the Program Manager.
• 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.
• Completing daily reports after each class, keeping track of attendance and paperwork, and other administrative tasks as assigned.
• Participating in weekly staff meetings.

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 K-12 aged youth.
• 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. Illustrator and/or Photoshop experience preferred.
• Event planning skills are a plus.
• Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
• A vehicle is required for this position.

The ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR is responsible for the following:
• Reviewing curriculum before each class with the lead instructor.
• During class, lead small groups, assist lead instructor with all classroom activities, help with set-up and clean-up.
• Post-production work will be required.
• Assisting with the Supper Program by serving food to students and keeping track of reporting paperwork as necessary.
• Plan and teach at least one lesson plan each semester.
• Assist in organizing production field trips, family night and closing ceremony events.
• Various administrative tasks as assigned.
• Acting as an advocate and leader in recruitment and community outreach to create awareness of the program.

The following skills are required for the ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR position:
• Previous experience with video production and advanced editing skills.
• Previous experience working with K-12 aged youth.
• Ability to communicate effectively with citizens, staff, volunteers, and community groups.
• Familiarity with basic computer operations: email, word-processing, spreadsheets, and basic graphics. Illustrator and/or Photoshop experience preferred.
• Enthusiasm and passion for mentoring others and making change in communities.
• A vehicle is highly recommended for this position.

How to apply:
• Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a link to your online media portfolio to
info@wideanglemedia.org. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 29th. Only applicants 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 considers residents of Baltimore City first.