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Teaching Artist
Morristown, NJ
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Part Time
Posted April 04, 2023
Working under the supervision of the Curator of Education and Community Engagement the Summer 2023 Teaching Artist at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will lead art experiences for children and young adult audiences in the historic garden. The art experience is an integral part of the Museum’s summer garden program, "Dig it! Plant it! Eat it!," which incorporates history, science, environmental awareness, and the arts.

Duties and Responsibilities

Designing and teaching art lessons that encourage and support all students
Generating art supply lists and sources for materials
Communicating regularly with the Curator of Education and Community Engagement
Arriving a half hour before each program is scheduled to assist with set up
Assisting with clean up and program reviews after each program
Attending one planning meeting and one wrap up meeting at the end the season
Contributing to a positive environment by working collaboratively with MHHM staff and community partners’ staff and sharing feedback to improve participants’ experiences
Adapting activities based on participant feedback and as needed to accommodate different learning styles

Compensation: $150 per program; $50 per planning meeting. Typical summer schedule consists of two to four morning programs per week primarily in July and August.


The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in art and education; five years’ experience teaching arts professionally in formal or informal learning environments; have enthusiasm for working with children; excellent verbal and written communication skills; work well independently and as part of a team; demonstrate punctuality, dependability, and flexibility; bi-lingual in English and Spanish is encouraged. A background check is required.

How To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter detailing your interest in the position at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, resume, and two references to: Patricia Pongracz, Executive Director,