July 8-9, 2020
Train virtually with BEAT to join our roster of Teaching Artists!
At BEAT (Bridging Education & Art Together), our mission is to empower and uplift our youth through our unique Hip Hop education programs.
BEAT is proud to work with New York City’s most talented dancers, beatboxers, musicians, and producers as our Teaching Artists (TAs). They share our passion to engage artistically with youth and adults, including students with disabilities at NYC’s schools, libraries, and community centers.
Why Join BEAT’s Roster of Teaching Artists?
- Teaching Opportunities with schools and community-based partners
- Competitive Teaching Rates
- Ability to Focus on the your Art while Teaching
- Open Door Policy, meaning access to executive leadership
- Supportive Community
- BEAT Instructor Certification
While there are many perks of working with BEAT, the process of joining our Family of TAs is quite rigorous.
To join the BEAT Teaching Artist Roster:
- Applicants must have a High School Diploma or equivalent to work in public schools.
- Complete our 2-day Teach-the-Artist (T3) Training
- Training will be held on July 8 and 9, 2020, from 11am-4pm EST each day
- Training will prepare aspiring Teaching Artists to teach on virtual platforms and in-person. Training will include:
- The History of Hip Hop and how it affirms Culturally Relevant Education practices.
- Hands-on activation of high-quality arts engagement tools.
- Deep dives into:
- Inclusive practices for teaching students with disabilities
- BEAT’s Company Culture
- The Art of Facilitation
- Content & Curriculum
- Teaching Modalities
- Basic Business for TAs
- PAR: Impact Assessment
After completing the 2-day training, participants will:
- Shadow a minimum of 5 virtual sessions
- Receive and actively implement session feedback from the Master BEAT Instructor
- Be punctual, maintain effective communication, and show up powerfully throughout the certification process
- Receive recommendations from 2 Master Instructors
Applications Open Monday, June 8, 2020
Virtual Training July 8-9, 2020
Application cycle is closed. Please click the button below to be considered for future trainings.
This free training is provided from the generous grant made by the New York Community Trust.