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Arts & Humanities Bainbridge Seeks Teaching Artists

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Arts & Humanities Bainbridge Seeks Teaching Artists



Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (AHB) invites dynamic, experienced and creative Teaching Artists to apply to our Arts in Education program for the 2019 – 2020 school year.  We accept teaching artist applications year round.

AHB Teaching Artist Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with public school classroom teachers and infusing artistic disciplines into the classroom core curriculum.
  • Designing and executing an age-appropriate, project-based arts curriculum.
  • Collaborating effectively with classroom teachers and administrators, and communicating regularly with AHB staff.
  • Submitting complete residency plans, assessments and other vital administrative documentation.

AHB selects Teaching Artists who embody the following qualities:

  • Artistic Excellence, including quality and scope of professional artistic work, and depth of knowledge within an artistic discipline.
  • Engaging Teaching, especially incorporating the creative process, reaching students across diverse developmental levels, yielding quality student work, strong understanding of learning standards in the arts, and experience in public school classrooms, including strong classroom management skills.
  • Professionalism, including the ability to plan with others, articulate goals and objectives, and adapt to varying student populations and school environments.

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (AHB) supports and connects Bainbridge Island’s  arts community through programs and services for artists, cultural organizations, and residents of all backgrounds and ages. Our Arts in Education (AIE) program plays a critical role in keeping the arts alive in our public schools, while promoting the development of essential academic, communication, and critical thinking skills.  We reach approximately 2,200 students in 8 schools within the Bainbridge Island school district and neighboring communities.

Through our residencies, the AHB AIE program:

  • Provides quality arts experiences and performances
  • Promotes authentic, project-based arts learning opportunities
  • Expands verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Strengthens capacities for critical thinking and problem solving


The AHB Teaching Artist pay scale is based on experience and expertise. Our Teaching Artists hourly rate begins at $50/hour. Teaching Artists are also paid for planning time, and AHB covers the cost of supplies.


To Apply:

Teaching Artists are asked to complete an online application here or to call 206.842.7901 with specific questions.


AHB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and strives to build a staff and board that reflect cultural diversity, the constituencies and neighborhoods who we serve.