Visual and Performing Arts Teachers - Apply for Library of Congress Teacher in Residence

Call for Applications: Performing Arts or Visual Arts Teacher-in-Residence Position

The Educational Outreach Division of the Library of Congress is seeking applications from current K-12 teachers of Performing Arts or Visual Arts for one Teacher-in-Residence position during the 2018-19 school year.

The Educational Outreach team develops and delivers programs to make the Library's unparalleled collections of primary sources visible, accessible, and easy for K-12 teachers to integrate into classroom instruction. Previous Teachers-in-Residence have led professional development workshops, conducted original research, developed teaching materials, wrote for publication, and led and supported projects to reach a diverse audience of educators nationwide. This is the first time the Library has specifically recruited a performing arts or visual arts teacher for this opportunity.

Qualifications of successful candidates include:

  • knowledge about the Library's digitized primary sources with experience using them in instruction
  • leadership experience, especially in designing and delivering professional development
  • an innovative, flexible and collaborative work style, able to work on a team in an office environment
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to live and work in the Washington, DC, metro area for the duration of the school year

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