Design Educators

Center for Architecture (New York)

Design Educators are hired and paid on a per program basis. Candidates must be willing to travel to program sites throughout the city and to collaborate with partner teachers to develop age-appropriate, sequential lessons that integrate architecture and design into classroom studies.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in architecture, design, engineering and/or arts education;  Minimum two years experience leading hands-on art/design projects with youth groups in a school, museum or community setting;  Excellent classroom management skills and ability to work with students of varying abilities;
  • Familiarity with NY State Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts and Common Core Standards. Candidates will be asked to lead a demonstration lesson on a topic provided by the Center for Architecture. All Design Educators accepted for employment must attend an orientation session and be fingerprinted by the Department of Education before taking on a program in a New York City public school. CFAF will reimburse the fingerprinting fee. To

Apply: Interested candidates should submit:

  • cover letter
  • résumé
  • two sample lesson plans you have developed and taught on an architecture/design topic

Email materials to Catherine Teegarden, Director of Education at Indicate “Design Educator” in the subject of your email. No phone calls please. The Center for Architecture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

New York, NY
Due Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 30, 2017 - 9:16am