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Action Youth Media teaches young people how to research and report on social justice and civic issues through film and other media projects. With AYM these young students find their voices, learn valuable digital media and research skills, develop as leaders, and produce pieces that they publish on the AYM YouTube Channel. AYM teaching artists travel to the Montgomery Country neighborhood libraries, in addition to teaching at our Silver Spring headquarters. Our priorities are racial and economic equity throughout our programs and in all of the choices we make as an organization.

AYM is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or handicap, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, service member status, genetic information, union affiliation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Summer Teaching Jobs at Action Youth Media, Silver Spring, MD

 

Teaching Artist in Media Production

DATES: July 1st to August 17th, 2024

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

Salary: based on length of class and experience, starting at $50/hr

Location: Action Youth Media Headquarters, 900 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, MD

 

Must be available Monday through Thursday 10:30am-5:30pm with potential for evening work on some days.

To apply, please send a formatted one-page cover letter and a resume to info@youthmediamd.org, with "AYM Jobs: Summer Teaching" in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled. If you are invited for an interview, please be prepared to provide two professional references.

 

AYM is looking for a documentary filmmaker to serve as a co-instructor for our summer documentary program.

The teaching artist will assist with running a 8 week long summer program for high school students, teaching and guiding the students through the process of producing an documentary short.

 

Responsible for planning and executing lessons in documentary pre-production, cinematography, lighting, interviewing, editing

 

Required:

  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Premiere Pro

  • Expertise with Canon DSLR cameras

  • Comfortable discussing social justice issues with high school students in a professional & open-minded manner

  • We need candidates who can jump right in and hit the ground running.

Highly Preferred:

  • Teaching/coaching/instructional experience

  • Experience working at a media/video production company OR experience as a freelance DP and/or editor

  • Experience specifically with documentary filmmaking

Minimum Education:

Undergraduate degree or commensurate experience

 

Must submit to a background check

To apply, please send a formatted one-page cover letter and a resume to info@youthmediamd.org, with "AYM Jobs: Documentary Filmmaker" in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled. If you are invited for an interview, please be prepared to provide two professional references.

 

Fall Teaching Jobs - Seeking Media Artists and High School Education Specialists

We are expanding our teaching team! 

We are seeking film, graphic design, communication, and written composition educators for our numerous after-school programs for middle and high school students. In-house teacher training sessions covered and required. 

Fall 2024 begins September 9th. 

Send a resume,  including any teaching credentials and experience, and cover letter to info@youthmediamd.org, with “AYM: Fall Teaching Jobs” in the subject line. Apply by July 1st. Positions open until filled. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. 

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