Spotlight: Girls

Igniting a Compassion Revolution by putting Girls Center Stage!

Spotlight: Girls is currently seeking PRODUCER/MEDIA TEACHING ARTISTS for temporary full-time employment for our Go Girls! Productions season from June 19 – August 18, 2017.

Compensation | $18.00-$22.00 per hour DOE, about 40 hrs. per week, working all sessions at a single site preferred (but not required).

Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and until 5:30 on the final Friday of each session

Training*: Mandatory Training days the weekend of May 27-29, 2017.

*This training is led by Co-Founders Allison Kenny and Lynn Johnson. You are paid a stipend for your time to attend and will be well-fed.  In this training, not only will you learn the ins and outs of working at a Go Girls! Camp, you will also learn, practice, and strengthen the skills that will benefit your career as a teacher, teaching artist, youth worker, and girl advocate anywhere you choose to share your gifts in the world.

 

As a Go Girls! Producer/Media Artist, you will…

-Train with Spotlight: Girls Owners to learn our Go Girls! Camp™ Methodology
-Prepare curriculum and high-quality learning experiences according to the Go Girls! methodology
-Lead a group of up to 30 girls ages 9-11 through the process of creating original, short films to be screened on the final day of camp
-Lead age appropriate media literacy classes that help tween Go Girls! be able to see and talk about the media they consume in new and powerful ways
-Effectively manage the group using positive discipline techniques and relational attachment
-Work effectively with your Assistant Teacher(s) to support children to feel safe and have fun during community building, free play, snack and lunch times
-Connect daily with parents at sign in and pick up time, celebrating their children’s successes and discussing challenges appropriately
-Support children to work collaboratively and coach them to manage conflicts peacefully by facilitating “talk-it-outs”
-Build and maintain positive relationships with other staff members and site partners throughout the course of the summer

THE QUALIFICATIONS
A Go Girls! Productions Producer/Media Artist will have…

-At least 5 years of experience teaching media arts and/or media literacy to tweens/teens
-Video production experience including proficiency with iMovie and YouTube
-Knowledge in and respect for collaborative processes of creating original work
-Flexibility: multi-tasking and managing challenges in a variety of situations is key
-Confidence: we hire artists who can project calm and confidence
-Impeccable Social/Emotional Skills: Ability to manage stress and emotional triggers, willingness to use direct communication, ask for what you need and listen to others needs
-A Curious and Reflective Mind: the kind of person who is always learning, always thinking about how you can do better, open to loving feedback
-Great Boundaries: the ability to take good care of yourself by saying no when you need to and keep all kids safe at camp
-Positive energy: Kids do best with adults who model kindness & playfulness
-“Nothing to Hide”: all employees of Spotlight: Girls are subject to fingerprinting background checks and TB testing                                             -Dependable way to get to work on time each day

Please visit our website for the application process.

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