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Master Instructor - Digital Arts
Department Recreation and Culture
Pay Range Starting at $28.56 per hour
Closing Date 9/30/21
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Job Details:
Part-Time (Non-Union T)

Posting Status:
Open to all current Town of Oakville employees and external applicants.

Part-time hours by course appointment, variable between 2-6 hours weekly
   
Job Responsibilities

This position provides instructional digital arts classes for children, adolescents and adults at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre to children focusing on the fundamentals of digital arts, including Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Digital Animation, Video Editing, Sound and Music Recording, Coding, 3D Printing, Website Design, and/or Desktop Publishing. The successful applicant must be an independent, reliable individual able to work with minimal supervision and expected to assist in developing curriculum for digital arts programs. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing, leading and delivering digital arts classes in a Macintosh environment to meet the needs of all participants registered in the program
  • Assisting with research and development of appropriate digital arts programming for children ages 6 to 12 years, ensuring that digital art activities are safe, creative, and inclusive of all program participants
  • Providing a positive learning and recreational experience for all participants
  • To support Town department objectives and mandate

Qualifications/Skills

  • Enrollment in or completion of a post-secondary program in Digital Arts or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated abilities and a strong knowledge of contemporary Digital Arts trends and technologies
  • Experience developing lesson and activity plans for children, adolescents and adults
  • Previous teaching experience with Digital Arts in an educational classroom setting
  • Familiar with a broad range of digital techniques, technologies and practices with one or more of the following interests/skills: Graphic Design (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator); Digital Photography (Photoshop, Lightroom); Digital Animation (Flash); Video Editing (Premiere, iMovie); Sound and Music Recording (ProTools, Ableton); Coding (Minecraft); 3D Printing (TinkerCAD); Website Design (WIX); Desktop Publishing (Publisher, InDesign)
  • Must be familiar with a Macintosh environment
  • Strong organizational, planning, time management and leadership skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt instructional practices to diverse audiences
  • Ability to work independently
  • Successful candidates, who are new hires and/or who have not performed in this position previously will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check dated within the last 30 days as a condition of employment.

Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of teaching, professional work, and community service. All applicants must be able to provide a portfolio that demonstrates all of the above during the interview process.

Refer to the Recreation & Culture Fall 2021 Program Listings for culture programs and camps.

Applications for this position must be received at oakville.ca in the employment section by no later than midnight on September 30, 2021.

DATED: September 3, 2021

This job profile reflects the general details considered necessary to perform the principal functions and shall not be construed as an interpretation of all work requirements inherent in the job. Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications and in the interview process that their qualifications for the positions match those specified . Applicants may be required to undergo a skills assessment and/or testing.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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