Filmmaking Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR ADVANCED FILMMAKING

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.