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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.

Part-time French Bilingual Gallery Educator

Are you fluent in French? Do you have experience working with kids in an arts setting? We have a part-time position for you!

The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA), a non-profit arts institution, is seeking a part-time FRE Bilingual Gallery Educator. Reporting to the Head of Education & Learning, the FRE Bilingual Gallery Educator prepares and delivers art instruction and educational programs for school-age visitors and teachers.

Selected Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and delivers interactive gallery programs that follow set objectives for students (ages 3-18)
  • Prepares and implements studio projects based on provided objectives and lesson plans
  • Has a thorough understanding of the AGA’s exhibitions, interpretive messaging, and feature studio art-making practices
  • Completes administrative duties leading up to and/or following program sessions
  • Maintains and prepares art studios and learning spaces
  • Attends regular training and evaluation meetings as scheduled

Qualifications

  • A degree in education, fine arts, art history or a related subject, or currently working towards one
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Ability to communicate fluently, both orally and in writing, in French, and in English; other languages are an asset
  • Comfortable with French-English translation and vice versa
  • Knowledge of the Alberta Education Programs of Study and current research in education
  • Knowledge of art history and contemporary art-making practices
  • Experience with studio artmaking
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt instructional practices to diverse audiences
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team

Availability

The French Bilingual Gallery Educator is a part-time position. Hours for this position vary based on need but are generally 6-24 hours per week.

Please submit your cover letter and resume by mail or email to careers@youraga.ca by Friday, September 29, 2022, at 5 pm:

Attn: Dara Armsden

Head of Education & Learning

Art Gallery of Alberta

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2C1

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

The Art Gallery of Alberta is committed to promoting diversity and representativeness within our organization. We strive to provide and maintain a fair and equitable environment for all by valuing and respecting individual differences for our enrichment and that of the community we serve.

The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous peoples including the Plains Cree, Nitsitapi / Blackfoot, Metis, Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/ Saulteaux/Anishinaabe. We also acknowledge all the Indigenous, Inuit and Metis peoples who make Edmonton their home today.

Hours

Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 11am-5pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Admission

AGA members
FREE
Youth 0-17
FREE
Alberta students 18+
FREE
Out-of-province students
$10
General admission
$14
Seniors 65+
$10

Location

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5J 2C1

780.422.6223
info@youraga.ca

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The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.