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Requisition Number 06045 Art Instructor 2 07/30
Post Date 7/30/2018
Title Arts and Education Instructor
City Ewa Beach
State HI
Description POSITION TITLE: Art Instructor II
DEPARTMENT: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (Kroc Center Hawaii)
SUPERVISOR: Creative Arts & Education Manager
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time, On Call, Hourly

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual, emotional and physical regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

KROC CENTER HAWAII VISION: Kroc Center Hawaii is a community center where families, individuals and relationships thrive in the name of Jesus.

The Art Instructor encourages creative expression while nurturing artistic abilities. He or she monitors and educates participants on art technique and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants.

The Art Instructor will have a deep commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army, which will be evident in his or her professional life and the manner in which he or she represents The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in the community.

1. Bachelor’s degree or Certification in Art, Art History, Communications, Education, or related field
2. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work and interact with a diverse group of people in a positive and productive manner.
3. Minimum three years’ experience teaching or leading an art class or program
4. Must be at least 18 years of age

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be accepted.


1. Provide individual and small-group instruction to students of all ages with varying artistic abilities; make adjustments to class outlines and/or teaching approach to ensure student development.
2. Provide class outlines, lesson plans, and materials list to Creative Arts & Education Manager at least two weeks before class is scheduled to begin.
3. Display interest, dedication, and enthusiasm for improving the community through arts education.
4. Be well versed in various art forms and have excellent artistic, research, and organizational skills.
5. Maintains familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques, computer technology relative to courses within the discipline, and recommend their adoption when appropriate.
6. Share subject matter expertise on art theory, skills, methods and techniques, along with practical application of these areas, including demonstrations as appropriate.
7. Continuously improve curriculum, instructional techniques, and integrate best practices of instruction delivery.
8. Create a fun and safe instructional environment.
9. Provide corrective and positive feedback to students to ensure learning and a positive atmosphere
10. Teach scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time.
11. Maintain accurate attendance records and reporting procedures.
12. Ensure students have pieces prepared to display in the Art Exhibits.
13. Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.
14. Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse.
15. Answer questions and interact with students, parents, volunteers and staff, displaying positive and proactive attitudes, behaviors and language.
16. Greet, introduce and welcome participants. Acquaint new students with class procedures. Deliver the class in a fun and interesting manner.
17. Communicate regularly with participants and parents.
18. Able to work independently with minimal oversight.
19. Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
20. Attend staff meetings as required.
21. Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.
22. Maintain the Code of Ethics policy, which has been established for the Kroc Center Hawaii.
23. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Maintain a positive and upbeat attitude in order to provide excellent customer service.
2. Appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.
3. Able to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for all participants.
4. Able to work with limited supervision, and work in a team setting with other professionals.
5. Exercise good judgment, show strong organizational skills, be able to multi task.
6. Able to maintain a self-motivated and self- directed schedule.
7. Detail oriented and able to take projects from beginning through completion.

The position requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, standing, walking, and use of vision, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds. This employee may also be required to work weekends and evenings.

The position requires talking to co-workers and clients and may require written communication or email to and from co-workers and clients.

Must have the ability to interact with co-workers and the public in a positive, professional manner in conformity with The Salvation Army Mission Statement. Must have the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.

Indoor, air-conditioned room with chairs on which to sit or room to stand.

Students may be required to purchase their own supplies.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

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