Remote Young Writers Workshop Creative Writing Instructor in Sweet Briar

Location: Virginia

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Tue, Nov 10, 2020

This job expires in 9 days

Job Category: Fundraising

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Weekly Hours: Part Time

Employer Type: Employer

Education Level: Bachelors

Job Summary

An institution of higher education has an open position for a Remote Young Writers Workshop Creative Writing Instructor.

Individual must be able to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach genre-specific curriculum to aspiring teenage writers in one of six genres: 1) fiction 2) creative nonfiction 3) poetry 4) scriptwriting (stage & screen) 5) songwriting 6) multi-genre (including short form & graphic text)
  • Participate in readings/performances, collaborate with teaching assistants on parallel writing lab curricula
  • Collaborate with other Creative Writing Instructors on programming, and assist in hosting visiting writers

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work in Sweet Briar, Virginia
  • Ability to provide a writing sample
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree
  • Experience teaching creative writing at the secondary or post-secondary level
  • Expertise in the craft of one or more creative writing genres and their instruction
  • Knowledge of basic word processing and computer programs (e.g., Word, Google docs, PowerPoint, search engines)