2022-2024 FAO Schwarz Fellowship Position at The Clay Studio

 

As artists, advocates,
and educators, The Clay Studio is committed to ensuring the space, support, and
inspiration necessary for expression and mastery in the ceramic arts. We work
in partnership with artists and the community to advance the ceramic arts as a
force for good to build connections where all can flourish.

 

The FAO Schwarz Fellowships
are two-year paid positions that develop the leadership skills of recent
college graduates interested in pursuing careers related to social change.

 

The FAO Schwarz Fellow at The Clay Studio will
split their time between direct service: working with our Claymobile Community
Program and our After School Program and strategic project work. In addition,
the Fellow will spend about 10 percent of their time on professional
development, cohort gatherings, and their Fellowship role.

 

The FAO Schwarz Fellow at The Clay
Studio will engage directly with students served through programs offered
by The Clay Studio and will work on curriculum development.

The Fellow will:

  • Serve
    as a Teaching Assistant in the Claymobile program.
  • Assist
    the Teaching Artist throughout the lesson by working one-on-one with
    students.
  • Serve
    as the After-School Coordinator and directly support the after-school
    program’s homework help piece.
  • Liaise
    between partner sites, schools, and neighborhood families for the
    after-school program.

 

The Fellow will split their time
between direct service and strategic project work. In addition, the Fellow
will spend about 10 percent of their time on professional development, cohort
gatherings, and their Fellowship role.

 

The FAO Schwarz Fellow will focus on
creating new and enhancing existing curriculum resources for the Claymobile
program and other youth-focused programming.

The Fellow will:

  • Formalize
    current lessons into a lesson plan format, including background resources,
    vocabulary, curriculum standards, image references, project templates, and
    more.
  • Design
    and build program resources.
  • Assist
    in the planning and delivery of our annual Teacher Open House and training
    for Claymobile and youth programming staff.

 

Successful candidates
will have strong academic records, leadership potential, and a commitment to
social impact.
Applicants must be
college seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities at the time of
application and be eligible to work in the United States for the duration of
the two-year Fellowship.
The application
deadline for the 2022-2024 cohort is February 10, 2022 (11:59 pm EST). The
Fellowships are paid two-year full-time positions and include benefits. To apply please visit the
FAO Schwartz website here.

 

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