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Graphic Designer/Teaching Assistant

Company name
The Chicago High School

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Design, Education, Cad

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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Literary Magazine

The Chicago High School for the Arts seeks a part-time Graphic Designer/Teaching Assistant for Levitate, the literary magazine edited and published by juniors and seniors in the Creative Writing Program

Literary Magazine (Third Year Course): This three-hour class takes place from 2:00-5:00 PM Tuesdays. In addition to assisting with the class in March and April 2019, the graphic designer will meet with the teacher beginning in February 2019 to plan lessons, review student work as well as the layout and design of the magazine. As needed, the graphic designer will complete design and layout work for the magazine.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will be a specialist in design for publication, and will have some teaching or other experience with adolescents.


Classroom and professional duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Embrace and promote the ChiArts vision, mission, educational approach, goals, and core values

Support students and teacher to develop design aesthetic and complete design and layout projects as needed.

Work with the regular teacher to structure lessons that encourage and foster skill development, critical thinking, applications, and ethics.

Assist in instructing a conservatory level course, serving students with various learning styles, abilities and needs.

Employ classroom management skills and implement the school code of conduct.

Assist in assessing student achievement, skill mastery and career development skills.

Work with academic staff to ensure student’s overall success at ChiArts.


Bachelor’s degree or minimum (3) years of undergraduate study

Minimum (1) year professional experience in graphic design for publication

Prior experience teaching high school students is strongly preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent curriculum development skills

Excellent classroom management ability


Part- time position

Pay will commensurate with experience and qualifications


Qualified applicants should visit employment page of our website

Qualified applicants should upload the following:

(1) Cover Letter

(2) Resumes (teaching, writing, other related resumes)

(3) 3-5 Professional References: Name, position, telephone number, and email (upload as other document)

Company info

The Chicago High School