THE JOB SEARCH
We are not often alerted when positions fill, so inquire first to the school/district/company if a position is still open if the posting is dated. Often, positions are posted on our alumni facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/muartedalumni/
POSTINGS FROM SUMMER/FALL 2019
Long-term substitute position for part-time high school art in Dayton (for fall 2019. Contact:
Sarah Frederick (MU alumni)
Dayton Christian School
9391 Washington Church Road
Miamisburg, OH. 45342
(937) 291-7201 -- Ask to speak to Gabe Pethtel, Principal
POSTINGS FROM FALL 2018
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp looking for Summer 2019 staff (camp counselors in visual arts, art education, art therapy). More information at http://www.bluelake.org
Ringling Museum of Art in Florida looking for Summer 2019 paid interns (archives, conservation, curatorial, education, library, grounds). More information at https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships
ArtsConnect in Springfield Township is looking for summer camp counselors and teacher assistants. See the description and application below.
POSTINGS FROM SUMMER 2018
Many positions open and close quickly in the summer months. We recommend you check the Miami Art Education Alumni facebook page.
Alumni, Emily (Duso) Barrett is leaving her full-time, public school elementary art teaching position in Midland, Michigan (Midland Public Schools) to return to Ohio and teach in London, OH. If you're interested in teaching in Michigan, check it out!
POSTINGS FROM MAY 2018
Bethany School in Glendale, Ohio, is actively looking for a 1st grade through 8th grade art teacher. I have attached the position description.
Assistant Head of School
513-771-7462 ext. 102
POSTINGS FROM APRIL 2018
Full-time MS art job in lovely Lorain County at Amherst Junior High School (grades 6-8).
Sharp new building. Great art classroom.
POSTINGS FROM JANUARY 2018
Long term sub position open this spring at Franklin High School in Hamilton - filling in for a Miami Alum, Julie Blair.
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp is a non-profit summer school of the arts serving more than 5,400 gifted elementary, junior high, and high school students each season. Blue Lake offers more than 220 staff positions to motivated college musicians and artists who serve as mentors and role models for our students.
I am currently in the process of hiring staff for our 2018 season (June 17 – August 19) and am searching for talented college students to fill positions. We are particularly in need of exceptional visual arts, art education, and art therapy majors.
Members of our counseling staff have many opportunities during the summer, including assisting in Blue Lake’s art department, supervising art students during classes, and working with and learning from professional faculty. There are also teaching positions with our elementary students available for those who qualify. Working at Blue Lake offers college students incredible experience in leadership and working with youth!
Questions regarding these opportunities, more information can be found at https://bluelake.org/jobs/staff or by calling our office at 1-800-221-3796.
Director of Student Services
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
(231) 894-1966 x214
bluelake.org - Facebook - Instagram
Summer Teaching Positions Available:
Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer
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Miami offers many services for students as they approach the end of their program. Below are a few ideas to get you going.
Career Services offers programs and workshops based on resume writing, interviewing and networking. Career Services has put together a good list of mock interview questions for Education Majors. Career Services also offers a yearly Teacher Job Fair. Training in interviewing is required prior to participating in this event (see programs/workshops schedule at above link). The Handshake site is their program for registering for offered services.
Thinking about Graduate School? Check out what Miami has to offer in terms of preparation resources.
NAEA (National Art Educators Association) has a job search site. Their listings extend beyond K-12 schools into museums, etc.
JOB SEARCH ENGINES:
fAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Are there jobs out there for art teachers?
YES!!!!! We get announcements periodically and quite regularly. If you're willing to explore a diverse array of options- there is opportunity out there. We'll post announcements as we hear about them on this page.
When do I start looking for jobs?
It's never a bad time to look around and see what's available. There are jobs out there, but sometimes you have to look beyond your "perfect job" into unexpected places.
When do I apply?
Hiring season differs from district to district. Postings could happen at any point depending on the reason/timing of the vacancy. Apply when you have your professional materials prepared and ready to send out. It is understood that students may be applying during student teaching with the intent to get a job the next semester.
Where do I look for art teaching jobs?
Jobs are posted here as we hear about them for the surrounding areas. You can also look at state and district websites of areas you're interested in. Don't discount Indiana and Kentucky, since we are very close to the borders. Also, don't hesitate to look further cross-country. There are opportunities everywhere! Once you get your license in Ohio, you can often get a transfer license to get you started elsewhere once you get a job. There is also a Miami Art Education Alumni Facebook page you can check. US Department of Education (national government site) as well as the Ohio Department of Education may also have useful links as well.
A guide for getting hired, posted by Artofed.com
Other Arts Opportunities
Columbus Arts Opportunities—A directory of regional and national resource and opportunity links for artists sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. The site also contains a council internship and job board under the “About” button.
Columbus Artist Directory—A searchable directory of links to Columbus-area artists, including Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes, sponsored by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
Art Deadlines List—A compilation of public art commission projects, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships, grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries and other art opportunities in all disciplines sponsored by Artdeadlineslist.com. Premium content subscriptions are also available.
Other MU career services links for College of Creative Arts majors
Consider liking the Miami University Art Education Alumni page. Job openings are sometimes posted there by alumni.