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Thank you for your interest in Wide Angle. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Organization Overview: Through media arts education, Wide Angle Youth Media cultivates and amplifies the voices of Baltimore youth to engage audiences across generational, cultural, and social divides. Wide Angle programs inspire creativity and instill confidence in young people, empowering them with skills to navigate school, career, and life.

 
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VIDEO TEACHING RESIDENCY

Job Summary: Wide Angle is searching for a part-time Video Teacher in Residence. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching high school, and an ability and curricular vision to enhance the program and expand upon its offerings to further grow and enrich the overall pathway for Wide Angle Students.

The highly effective Wide Angle Media Arts Teaching Resident will:

  • Eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary, cross-curricular, and collaborative environment with a desire to engage in conversations about race, identity, and racism with students, staff, parents, and community.  

  • Be compassionate, kind, and love teaching/working with high school youth.

  • Know how/ have demonstrated experience in explaining the video production process to beginners.

  • Possess and have work samples that demonstrate technical proficiency in either video including pre and post production. Includes proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud specifically Premiere Pro.

  • Excellent project management skills and a desire to assist a group of 10-16 youth in creating individual high quality projects for their portfolio.

  • Must have a minimum of two years industry experience on set.

  • Excellent, demonstrable public speaking and storytelling ability that can be taught and evidenced in video projects.

  • Foster an exciting, dynamic, and creative learning environment while instilling pride in the program among students, parents and the greater community.

  • Identify and/or develop resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.

  • Develop lessons and classroom exercises that engage, teach, and measure learning.

  • Have experience with classroom management and pre-existing knowledge or desire to learn classroom management software i.e. class dojo.

  • Be a lifelong learner passionate about your discipline.  

  • Demonstrate flexibility, resilience, accountability, and humor.

  • Consistently seek excellence, feedback, and demonstrates a growth mindset.

  • Exhibit strong interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.  

  • Function well both independently and in a team setting.  

  • Meet deadlines, lead initiatives, and be proactive.  

  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Teach high school video programming 5 days/week July 1-August 2 including an orientation the last week of June and post-programming duties the first week of August. Car is necessary. The Video Teacher in Residence will work collaboratively with middle school teachers as well as production staff to ensure that middle school youth are receiving the instruction necessary, both academically as well as technically, to transition into high school programming. During the academic year, the Video Teacher in Residence will plan and teach T, Th from 3-8pm and attend staff meetings Monday’s at 1:30pm. Ideally, this position would be a two year commitment. Candidates must be available during the hours listed to be considered. Schedule is not flexible.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s prefered. Candidates MUST have a minimum of two years experience as a professional videographer on set. Candidates without this experience or without a reel will not be considered for this position.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to jobs@wideanglemedia.org. Phone calls will not be accepted for this position.

Compensation: $18- $25/hr based on experience. M-F 7:30am - 3pm during summer programming July 1 - August 2. Candidate also responsible for teaching T, Th during academic year in alignment with BCPS schedule. Hours will be 3pm-8pm with a weekly staff meeting on Monday at 1:30 pm. Some weekends will be required.


Application Timeline: Application Deadline- May 1. First round phone interviews for qualified candidates- May. 14-17. Second round in-person interviews for qualified candidates May 21 and 30. Offer letter sent May 31. Position start date- June 24.

ESL SUMMER TEACHER

Job Summary: Wide Angle is searching for a part-time Certified ESL/ESOL/ELL Video Teacher for a 4 week middle school program in Baltimore County Public Schools. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching middle school, experience teaching ESL, and an understanding of the basics of video production.

The highly effective ESL Video Teacher will:

  • Be compassionate, kind, and love teaching/working with middle school youth.

  • Know/have demonstrated experience in explaining the video production process to beginners.

  • Identify and/or develop resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.

  • Be a lifelong learner passionate about your discipline.  

  • Demonstrate flexibility, resilience, accountability, and humor.

  • Consistently seek excellence, feedback, and demonstrates a growth mindset.

  • Exhibit strong interpersonal, communication, writing and organizational skills.  

  • Function well both independently and in a team setting.  

  • Meet deadlines, lead initiatives, and be proactive.  

  • Will perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Teach middle school ESL students programming 5 days/week July 8-August 2 including an orientation the last week of June and post-programming duties the first week of August. Car is necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Education or similar subject area with certification in teaching ELL/ESOL/ESL

  • At least 2 years of classroom experience (pull-out and small group) working with English Language Learners (especially newcomers)

  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved students.

  • Must have ability to travel between schools daily

  • Experience with video production strongly preferred.

  • Experience using WIDA standards strongly preferred

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach middle school ELL students English through media. (curriculum provided)

  • Lead small group and individual instruction for English Language Learners

  • Assess the needs of students and design programs to meet needs accordingly

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to support students using a variety of strategies

  • Be a good teammate – work closely with other school staff to reinforce expectations for all students

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@wideanglemedia.org. Phone calls will not be accepted for this position.

Compensation: $18- $25/hr based on experience. M-F- 6hrs/day July 8 - August 2 including orientation the week of July 1 and post-program responsibilities the week after the program ends.

Application Timeline: Application Deadline- May 1. First round phone interviews for qualified candidates- May. 14-17. Second round in-person interviews for qualified candidates May 21 and 30. Offer letter sent May 31. Position start date- July 1.


SUMMER COORDINATOR

Job Summary: Wide Angle is searching for a part-time Summer Coordinator. The successful candidate will have a passion for working with and mentoring youth, and will find joy in project management and systems organization and the day to day behind the scenes moments that makes our summer workforce development program possible. The positions tasks include monitoring program logistics including entering student attendance data, managing schedules, communicating with vendors and clients, and ensuring that project deadlines are met in a timely manner.

Project Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and monitoring student timesheets, food vendor paperwork, grant mandated paperwork, project schedules, and incentive program.

  • Organizing, attending and participating in client meetings.

  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.

  • Reviewing and if necessary editing the copy for presentation materials for meetings.

  • Providing administrative support as needed.

  • Undertaking project tasks as required.

  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.

  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.

  • Ensure client views are managed towards the best solution.

  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.

Coordinator Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

  • Experience using Mac computers for a variety of tasks.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.

  • Ability to work on tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high energy work environment.

  • Willingness to take on any task or challenge that may arise with a solutions oriented approach.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume jobs@wideanglemedia.org. Phone calls will not be accepted for this position.

Compensation: $15-$20/hr based on experience. M-F 7:30am - 3pm during summer programming June 24 - August 9.


Application Timeline: Application Deadline- May 1. First round phone interviews for qualified candidates- May. 14-17. Second round in-person interviews for qualified candidates May 21 and 30. Offer letter sent May 31. Position start date- June 24.

SUMMER DESIGN INSTRUCTOR

Job Summary: Wide Angle is searching for a Summer Part-Time Assistant Design Teacher. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching high school youth of varying skill level with the goal of creating branding materials for clients as part of Wide Angle’s Build Your Brand Initiative.

The highly effective Summer Part-Time Assistant Design Teacher will:

  • Eagerness to work in an interdisciplinary, cross-curricular, and collaborative environment with a desire to engage in conversations about race, identity, and racism with students, staff, parents, and community.  

  • Be compassionate, kind, and love teaching/working with high school youth.

  • Know how/ have demonstrated experience in explaining the design process to beginners.

  • Possess and have work samples that demonstrate technical proficiency in creating designs for clients.

  • Excellent project management skills and a desire to assist a group of 10-16 youth in creating individual high quality projects for their portfolio.

  • Must have a minimum of two years experience working on freelance design projects and be proficient in Illustrator and InDesign.

  • Excellent, demonstrable public speaking and storytelling ability.

  • Identify and/or develop resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.

  • Develop lessons and classroom exercises that engage, teach, and measure learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Teach high school design programming 5 days/week July 1-August 2 including an orientation the last week of June and post-programming duties the first week of August. Car is necessary.

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s prefered. Candidates MUST have a minimum of two years experience as a professional freelance designer. Candidate that submit applications without the required experience or without a portfolio will not be considered for this position.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to jobs@wideanglemedia.org. Phone calls will not be accepted for this position.

Compensation: $2,250 stipend. M-F 7:30am - 3pm during summer programming July 1 - August 2.


Application Timeline: Application Deadline- May 1. First round phone interviews for qualified candidates- May. 14-17. Second round in-person interviews for qualified candidates May 21 and 30. Offer letter sent May 31. Position start date- June 24.

TEACHING INTERN

Teaching Intern Position Description: The position of Teaching Intern is a unique opportunity for recent high school or college grads interested teaching media. Over the course of Wide Angle’s four-week summer program in partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools, Teaching Interns will work directly work with middle school students under the supervision of professional teachers. Teaching Interns generally assist Lead Teachers in teaching classes, are responsible for assisting in the creation of the final video project, completing paperwork as required and writing student evaluations at the end of the summer. This is a six-week position; one week of training, four weeks with the middle school students, and one week of post program wrap-up.

Qualifications: Responsible, diligent and conscientious, good communication skills, a commitment to professional growth interest in teaching and education fields. Video production experience is preferred.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to jobs@wideanglemedia.org. Phone calls will not be accepted for this position.

Compensation: $1,500 stipend. M-F- 6hrs/day July 8 - August 2 including an orientation the week of July 1 and post-program responsibilities the week after the program ends.


Application Timeline: Application Deadline- May 1. First round phone interviews for qualified candidates- May. 21-23. Second round in-person interviews for qualified candidates May 30. Offer letter sent June 7. Position start date- July 1.

Wide Angle Youth Media is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.