Muti media Teaching Artist
Company: The Oakland Public Education Fund
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Youth Beat (Fiscally Sponsored Project)
Oakland Public Education Fund
Youth Beat - Multimedia Teaching Artist
Youth Beat Executive Director
Applications accepted starting November 16, 2022. Hiring
immediately, position open until filled.
\*\*\*NOTE-- please let us know in your cover letter which
opportunity you are interested in with Youth Beat.\*\*\*
*Coliseum College Prep Academy Opportunities: *
* (5-6 hours / week) : Monday Afternoon Class 3-5pm
The program at CCPA will be geared around helping a group of
students create a bi-weekly video news + variety show to be
broadcast via youtube to the school community. Teaching students
technical video skills as well as acting as showrunner for the
show, making sure to complete deliverables and interface with
school administration to deliver content.
*Oakland International High School Internship Opportunities: *
* (4-5 hours / week) : Wednesday afternoon Class 4-6pm
Our internship program takes place at KDOL-TV studio and welcomes a
group of newcomer students to learn the basics of video production
by making media in the studio. Technical training and know-how is a
must, and being bilingual is a plus as the students are all English
These opportunities may be combined for a 10-12 hour/week schedule.
There may also be other opportunities arising that could be added
room for growth in the future.
Starting wage commensurate with experience. $25-35 / hour
Please do not send your application directly through email. Please
read the following in order to avoid application delays:
* Applications will be reviewed immediately and candidates with the
best fit will be contacted for interviews.
* Unfortunately, the volume of applications will prevent us from
responding to all applications received.
* Click hereto apply or copy and paste the link below to your
*ABOUT THE ED FUND: *
The Oakland Public Education Fund is the fiscal sponsor for Youth
Beat. The Oakland Public Education Fund leads the development and
investment of community resources in Oakland public schools so that
all students can learn, grow, and thrive. Teaching Artists will be
employees of the Oakland Public Education Fund working at Youth
*ABOUT YOUTH BEAT: *
Youth Beat at KDOL-TV is a non-profit program (fiscally sponsored
by the Oakland Public Education Fund) that offers free media
production programs to Oakland youth. We provide hands-on training
and job experience in video production, journalism, narrative
filmmaking, photography, design and animation. We teach media to
middle school and high school students with the goal of keeping
them engaged in school and developing job readiness skills to
pursue a career in the media industry.
Our team of teaching artists, educators and producers facilitate
after-school and summer programs at KDOL - TV, work in schools
across the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), and lead
freelance media projects for our youth media production company. We
are currently looking for energetic, creative individuals who are
passionate about media, sharing their craft, and working with
socio-economically and ethnically diverse groups of youth.
This is an ideal opportunity for local creators looking to secure
some reliable part-time work, or those looking to get their foot in
the door in the world of media education at a rapidly growing
non-profit program. Staff members may also have the opportunity to
take on additional hours and lead freelance media projects through
our social enterprise production company, Youth Beat PRO.
We are staffing up for 2023 and looking to add talented part-time
Teaching Artists to our instructional team. Our Teaching Artists
play a crucial role as we grow our capacity to serve more Oakland
youth. We are looking for experienced, professional creators
(video, photo, animation and/or design) who are excited about
training and mentoring low-income, BIPOC teens. Could that be
*ABOUT THE ROLE: *
Teaching Artists will report to Youth Beat's Education Director--
they will plan and implement curriculum, help manage student
projects as students create, and help to build and grow our media
arts career pathway. Applicants should demonstrate a mastery of
technical skills of video production (ideally) as well as passion
and an ability to connect with inner-city teens (a must). Other
multimedia skills (photography/Photoshop, animation, design, etc.)
are a big plus as well.
Youth Beat is a quickly growing organization with a ton of
potential for additional future hours and work. We foresee growing
in a big way over the next few years, and whomever we hire for this
job would have an inside track at additional responsibilities and
work in the coming years at Youth Beat.
*DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*
* Work with diverse, inner-city youth from Oakland schools as they
learn the basics of filmmaking.
* Plan, deliver, and refine curriculum as part of the teaching
* Participate in Professional Development and Staff Trainings
* Follow data and attendance tracking procedures and complete
monthly progress reports for Youth Beat
* Lead and complete media projects along with students for paying
clients as part of our youth production company, YB Pro. (These
opportunities offer additional freelance opportunities and income
for our employees and students, as well as access to our
professional production gear at KDOL-TV.)
*REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: *
* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a
related field: Media Studies that includes Video Production,
Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, etc.
* Ability and passion for working with diverse, inner-city
* In-depth working knowledge of the three stages of video
* Editing experience in Adobe Premiere (or Photoshop for
* Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
* Additional media skills a plus: Photography, Motion Graphics,
Music Composition, Web Design.
*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: *
Ability to move and set up professional production equipment.
*EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DISCLOSURE: *
The Oakland Public Education Fund is committed to creating a
diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender
identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin,
genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
We also know that great candidates can bring skills to The Ed Fund
that we haven't thought of just yet, and who won't fit everything
we've described above. If this is you, don't hesitate to apply.
Tell us what unique contributions you can offer.
We are dedicated to improving our organization and know that part
of it means to better reflect the people we serve. We are committed
to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of
all backgrounds and ages and we especially encourage members of
traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including
women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour
* 4 hour shift
Work Location: One location%58047475%
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