Teaching Artist Opportunities

Join Our Roster!

Appel Farm Arts and Music Center is seeking passionate, experienced artists with a vested interest in arts education and arts integration to serve as Teaching Artists.

Artists with expertise in music, theater, dance, 2D and 3D visual arts, and creative writing are needed for a variety of educational experiences including in-school residencies, after-school residencies, and Arts Lab classes for early childhood, kids and teens, and adults. Teaching Artists must have demonstrated previous teaching experience teaching their area of the arts, ideally in a school setting.

We are seeking artists who share in our mission that creativity and artistic talents are innate and waiting to be developed in every person. Ideal candidates are progressive and offer engaging classroom strategies, with a classroom management approach focused on meeting people where they are at, collaborative problem solving, and restorative practices. Experience with early childhood education, differentiated instruction, and multilingual, especially Spanish-speaking, a plus.

This is a great opportunity to build your teaching resume, learning and implementing Arts Integration skills. 

These are hourly positions starting at $75 per hour. Interested candidates should email a resume to Kristina at khill@appelfarm.org. Please include:

  • An Up-to-date Resume that includes all of your experience in arts and education.
  • A Short Biography that highlights your arts and arts education experience including any higher education, awards, accolades, performances and exhibits. Once approved to be a part of our roster, your biography will be used on our website and given to schools or organizations interested in your work.
  • Three Professional References that include two references which focus on your skills and experiences as a teaching artist and one reference that speaks to your skills and talents as a professional artist.

Background Checks

Please note that all Teaching Artists must provide current copies of their background check for the state of NJ. Follow these instructions to complete your Criminal Record Check, Finger Print CHRI and Child Abuse History Clearance.

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