Open Calls and Opportunities: Apr 2022 (Singapore/SEA)

[Updated 27 April 2022]

ArtsEquator Lobang is a list of available open calls, job postings and other opportunities open to people from Singapore and Southeast Asia. “Lobang”, a Malay word for “hole”, is used in Singlish as a shorthand for an opportunity, valuable contact or a tip.

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Info & Resources

Note: Info on reliefs, grants and packages by the Singapore government can be found here

[Malaysia] The BOH Cameronian Grants for New Productions

The BOH Cameronian Grants for New Productions is a grant for production companies, organisations, coalitions, or individuals to support production of their performances and presentation of works. Projects that will be considered are from theatre, musical theatre, music, dance or multidisciplinary performances.

This grant is open for applications until 17 May 2022.

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[Singapore] Venue Hire Subsidy for Performances, Exhibitions, Rehearsals

Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) has extended its subsidy for venue hire and in-house production costs for another three months from 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022, at a subsidy level of 30%. The subsidy will be ceased thereafter.

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[Singapore] Small Business Recovery Grant (SBRG)

The Small Business Recovery Grant (SBRG) provides one-off cash support to SMEs that have been most affected by COVID-19 restrictions over the past year, like those in the F&B, Retail, Tourism and Hospitality sectors. IRAS will notify eligible firms starting from June 2022.

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[Singapore] COVID-19 Recovery Grant

The COVID-19 Recovery Grant (CRG) provides temporary financial support to workers in lower- to middle-income households who are presently experiencing involuntary job loss, involuntary no-pay leave (NPL) or income loss due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Open to Self Employed Persons and part-/full-time employees.

Applications are open till 31 December 2022.

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[Singapore] Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund

The Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund is a S$4 million community fund set up to support persons with disabilities in acquiring relevant vocational and independent living skills and emerge stronger from the pandemic.

This Fund is available for one year only until 31 Dec 2022.

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[Singapore] The Props Collective 

The Props Collective is a new props rental company based in Singapore that believes that art can be created communally and more sustainably while taking care of the environment.

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[Singapore] SG Creative & Cultural Community on Facebook

The SG COVID-19 Creative/Cultural Professionals & Freelancers Support Group Facebook group was set up in Feb 2020 to share tips, resources and information for creative and cultural workers. It has since been renamed to SG Creative & Cultural Community.

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[Singapore] Sing Lit Station HALP Fund

The HALP Fund is a discretionary fund used by Sing Lit Station to support literary arts practitioners in the creation and presentation of their work in any form. It also aims to provide subsistence funds during tough times. The maximum quantum will be $500 per application. Applications will be held year-round until 31 March 2021 or until funds are fully disbursed, whichever comes first.

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[Singapore] SAMPP COVID-19 Relief Fund

Singapore Association of Motion Picture Professionals are offering grants for filmmakers and others in the film industry.

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Open Calls 

[NEW] Open Call: Intangible Cultural Heritage

Calling all artists and creatives!

In partnership with Maybank Foundation, National Museum Singapore (NMS) is looking to commission a series of video-based artworks of our Intangible Cultural Heritage in Singapore and Southeast Asia, for display at the museum from end-2022.

Deadline: 18 May 2022

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[NEW] Open Call: As Clean As A Bone: A Mentorship Programme for Fiction Writers in Singapore by Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

Fiction writer Yu-Mei Balasingamchow is looking to mentor fiction writers in Singapore who are earlier in their careers to help them advance their craft. She has been writing fiction for ten years, and mentored the first two writers in this programme in September 2021. She is currently accepting applications for the next round of mentorship.

Deadline: 15 May 2022, 23:59 (SGT)

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[NEW] Open Call: Docs by the Sea 2022

Docs by the Sea is an Indonesia-based international lab and forum for documentaries by filmmakers of Indonesian and Southeast Asian nationalities established by In-Docs and BEKRAF in 2017. This year, DBTS is expanding our selection to docu-filmmakers of all Asian nationalities. If you make documentary films and are a national of any Asia’s region, DBTS 2022 is for you.

Deadline: 22 April 2022

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[UPDATED] Open Call: AUDITION NOTICE: SANDCASTLES

Bored Whale Theatre is holding auditions for our upcoming production of SANDCASTLES. The show will be directed by Renee Yeong and written by Sarah Supaat. 

Auditions will be held on Sunday 1 May 2022, 6pm – 10pm and Tuesday 17 May 2022, 6.30pm – 10.30pm.

Callbacks will be on Saturday 21 May 2022, 2pm – 8pm.

Deadline: 25 April 2022, 2pm SGT

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[NEW] Call for Proposals: 2022 Asia Teaching Artist (TA) Exchange Workshop and Joint Projects

Korea Arts and Culture Education Service (KACES) is putting together the 2022 Asia Teaching Artist (TA) Exchange Workshop and Joint Projects on Socially Engaged Arts Education, designed for literature study and research on relevant and resonant topics for the Asian region, and putting the outcomes into action through group projects following the workshop. The purpose of this year’s workshop and joint projects is to promote a sustainable network of arts education practitioners in Asia for vibrant and continuous exchanges, and to revisit the definition and role of teaching artists in the region.

Deadline: 2 May 2022, 5PM (KST)

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[NEW] Open Call: Arts for Good Projects

The Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Arts for Good Projects is a programme that brings together artists and different sectors of society to collaborate on arts-based initiatives to enhance cross-cultural understanding and create social impact.

If you have an idea or a project that can demonstrate the power of the arts and culture to connect, support and uplift Singapore and global communities, SIF invites you to apply for it to be supported as an Arts for Good Project.

Deadline: 8 May 2022

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[NEW] Call for Proposals: The Second Link: A Malaysia-Singapore Literary Anthology

Marshall Cavendish International’s vision for this anthology is one that will bring together writers to reflect critically and creatively on our intertwined pasts and futures, and serve as a landmark showcase of creative writing from Malaysia and Singapore. They invite writers to reflect on the anniversary through three frames – the past, present and the future – by submitting proposals engaging directly or elliptically with each.

They are not looking for straightforward socio political and geopolitical analyses, political manifestos, historical research or the like. The works can include these elements but should ultimately aim to be literary in tone. They are keen to include memoirs, alternative histories, speculative fiction, collage work or creative explorations of heritage, culture and linguistics.

Deadline: 15 June 2022

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[NEW] Open Call: Issue 4 ‘Wildcard’ (Mahogany Journal)

For Mahogany Journal’s fourth open call “Wildcard”, they are seeking poetry and short stories of all themes and topics, as long as they carry a +65 South Asian focus. Possible topics include – but are not limited to – body image and politics, community and culture, disease and death, erasure and representation, feminism and patriarchy, gender and sexuality, as well as religion and philosophy.

Deadline: 15 June 2022

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Open Call: AUDITION NOTICE: PINOCCHIO

Wild Rice is holding auditions for our upcoming production of PINOCCHIO, a brand-new musical comedy! The show will be directed by Pam Oei and written by Thomas Lim, with music by Julian Wong, lyrics by Joel Tan and choreography by Gino Babagay.

They are welcoming performers of all genders to audition for the title role of Pinocchio. All interested applicants must be able to act, sing, dance and convincingly play the role of a young child. They will also be considering applicants for other roles in the show, including our ensemble.

In-Person Auditions Deadline: 13 April 2022 (11am-4pm), 14 April 2022 (11am-2pm)

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Open Call: Now & Again: Issue 4 ‘The Uncanny’

An uncanny feeling can be considered as a strange and mysterious sense that there is something foreign in familiarity, and vice versa — paradoxes, underlying anxieties, forgotten childhood memories that linger, an unhomely feeling while being at home, the illusion of security, so on and so forth. Feel free to interpret this in any way you like, in any form of medium.

Deadline: 14 April 2022

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Open Call: The Finger Players Fellowship Programme 2022

The Fellowship Programme is a leadership development programme for mid-career theatre practitioners, who may or may not have engaged with puppetry previously, but have a keen interest in deepening their understanding about the craft of puppetry.

Previous TFP fellows Sindhura Kalidas and Hairi Cromo have taken on roles in performing, education and outreach, dramaturging, and more.

Deadline: 14 April 2022, 6pm

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Call for Collaboration: 136 Goethe Lab

136 GOETHE LAB Open Call is a biannual open call inviting all Singapore-based cultural practitioners, individual or collectives, to develop and present a project at the Goethe-Institut Singapore’s project space, 136 GOETHE LAB. The open call welcomes experimental, research-based, process-driven, and interdisciplinary formats, rather than readymade presentations.

Deadline: 14 April 2022

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Open Call: Ethos Books ‘Brown Is Haram’

Ethos Books is excited to be working with Kristian-Marc James Paul, Mysara Aljaru and Myle Yan Tay for Brown Is Haram, an upcoming anthology amplifying and celebrating brown voices and stories. They are looking to uplift young, Brown Singaporean writers (18 years and under), and are holding an open call for your flash pieces (under 300 words). Your piece can be experimental, conventional, poetic, or abstract. The only thing it has to be is YOUR story.

– Strictly open only to writers of age 18 years old and under

– All submissions should be a maximum of 300 words long

– If selected, writers under the age of 18 will require a parent or guardian to co-sign publishing contracts

Deadline: 18 April 2022

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Open Call: Taoyuan International Art Award 2023

The Taoyuan International Art Award aims to cultivate talent in contemporary art and create a strong foundation for the research and creation of contemporary art, as well as to expand global perspectives, strengthen international exchanges, and encourage the diversified development of art practices.

Organised by Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts, Taoyuan International Art Award 2023 calls for entries from 4 April to 22 April 2022. New works created by individuals or groups disregard nationality that have yet been exhibited nor recognized by any award at home or abroad are eligible for registration.

Deadline: 22 April 2022

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Open Call: AUDITIONS: THE NEST by Franz Xaver Kroetz

Like all new parents, Kurt and Martha are doing everything to provide for their baby, even if it means working longer hours and no family time together. What happens when an innocent side job spirals out of control into a tragedy they could never have predicted? Directed by Yale-NUS Professor of Theatre Jonathan Vandenburg with Production Design by Elizabeth Mak, THE NEST is a haunting meditation on the tangled relationship between materialism, obedience, and ecological devastation.

Characters:

– Kurt: Male, age 25-35

– Martha: Female, age 25-35

Deadline: 24 April 2022, 12PM (GMT +8)

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Open Call: G-Short

G-Short is a short film festival held as part of the George Town Festival to celebrate the endless imagination and possibilities a 90-second short film can bring about. Following the resounding success of the inaugural edition in 2021, G-Short returns for the second edition in July 2022.

Themed “Pause”, with the tagline “Short Yet Powerful”, G-Short was conceived to encourage filmmakers to create short-form and original films, unleashing their creativity and innovation to tell stories in new ways through its 90-second short film competition. It also serves as an easily accessible platform for the up-and-coming filmmakers to get noticed and to refine their styles.

Deadline: 24 April 2022

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[Malaysia] Call for Submissions: Best of Malaysian Short Fiction in English 2010-2020 Anthology

Malaysian Writers Society is calling for submissions of short fiction published between 2010 to 2020. This will be a reprint-only anthology. The callout is open to the public; authors do not have to be members of the MWS to be included for consideration.

Deadline: 30 April 2022, 6PM Malaysia Time

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Open Call: Objectifs Documentary Award 2022

The Objectifs Documentary Award champions Objectifs’ mission to broaden perspectives through image making, by supporting original voices in visual storytelling in Singapore and the wider region. The Award enables photographers to work on new or existing projects, encouraging them to tell stories about their native communities. It welcomes different creative approaches to non-fiction storytelling, from conventional documentary photography to visual experiments. Projects may be presented in still images or use multimedia.

Awards:

– Open Category

– Emerging Category

Deadline: 24 April 2022

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Open Call: Objectifs Short Film Incubator 2022

The Objectifs Short Film Incubator is an initiative presented by Objectifs that focuses on developing short film scripts. The programme is open to Southeast Asian filmmakers working with moving images, and will provide five selected participants with mentorship and a valuable support network as they work on their scripts. 

Leong Puiyee, Senior Manager at Objectifs is the key facilitator for the Short Film Incubator. Momo Film Co is the programme partner for the Objectifs Short Film Incubator.

Deadline: 30 April 2022

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Call for submissions: Art works and Creative Writings for the Inaugural Issue of BAM (Buddhist Art Meditations) Journal

BAM (Buddhist art meditations) is an online journal for exchanging ideas on connections between creative and Buddhist practice. It mainly showcases original, personal, creative interpretations of “Buddhist Art”.

Participation calls for personal interpretations of “Buddhist Art” in the form of art works and Creative writing. In other words, creative works that are deemed “Buddhist art” by its creator, for being related to Buddhism or created by Buddhist. They do not have to depict obvious Buddhist content. We welcome friends from all over the world to connect with us. Submissions may be from Buddhists or non-Buddhists, professional or non-professional artists.

Deadline: 30 April 2022

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Open Call: *SCAPE’s 8th National Youth Film Awards (NYFA)

Calling all inspiring filmmakers! *SCAPE’s National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) returns this year for its 8th edition, once again seeking to recognise the best of Singapore’s young filmmakers. This open call is for all youths aged below 35. The National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) serves as a community that connects youths with an interest in filmmaking. 

Deadline: 13 May 2022

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[Malaysia] Open Call: Masakini Theatre Company AUDITIONS

Calling all actors, movers, dancers, Masakini Theatre Company is holding auditions.

Auditions: 14 to 16 April 2022, 10AM to 1PM

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Call for Submissions: Singapore Unbound: 2022 Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize

The Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize is awarded annually to an unpublished manuscript of original Anglophone poetry by an author of Asian heritage residing anywhere in the world. The winner receives book publication and USD1,500.00. The contest is open to emerging and established poets.

Deadline: 15 May 2022

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Call for Submissions: The 8th Singapore Poetry Contest

Singapore Unbound is looking for poems that use the chiming words “time” and “regime” together or separately in imaginative ways. The words must be used as they are, although different forms of the words (pluralized, adjectival, etc.) may appear elsewhere in the poem. Submissions may be on any theme, but they will be judged for the creative use of the words “time” and “regime,” as much as they will be for overall excellence. The contest is open to everyone, living anywhere.

Deadline: 16 May 2022

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Open Call: Permisi

P7:1SMA is calling for applications for Permisi, a sharing space where one can share or ask for feedback for any brewing ideas or creation with the larger community. Each sharing will be for 30 minutes, inclusive of a conversation circle.

‘Permisi’ is an interjection in Malay-Indonesian that is commonly used in speech to apologise when seeking a clarification. This effort is a homage to Eng Kai Er’s ‘Make it Share it’ Philosophy.

Deadline: 20 May 2022 or 19 August 2022 or 18 November 2022

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Call for Submissions: Epigram Books: Storytel Epigram Horror Prize (SEHP)

This year, Epigram Books is excited to announce a new short story competition. Named the Storytel Epigram Horror Prize (SEHP), it focuses on short stories in the horror genre and provides another platform for Singaporean writers to showcase their talents. The SEHP is open to any citizen or permanent resident in Singapore, 16 years old and above. Those submitting manuscripts must ensure that they are between 4,000 to 7,000 words long and in the English language. New and original translations of non-English works can also be submitted.

The top entry will receive S$3,000, the second-best will receive S$2,000, the third-best entry will receive S$1,000. Eight other shortlisted entries will receive S$500 each. All eleven shortlisted entries will be published as an anthology by Epigram Books and adapted to audiobooks by Storytel earlier.

Deadline: 30 May 2022

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Singapore Unbound Awards for the Best Undergraduate Critical Essays on Singapore and Other Literatures 

For the second year running, Singapore Unbound, a NYC-based literary non-profit, will be giving out three awards of USD250.00 each for the best three undergraduate critical essays on topics in Singapore and other literatures. The purpose of these awards is to encourage the teaching and study of Singapore literature at college level and the cultivation of general appreciation for the character and achievements of Singapore literature.

Deadline: 31 July 2022

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Call for Submissions: Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2023

Established in 2015, the Epigram Books Fiction Prize (EBFP) was initiated to promote contemporary Singapore creative writing and reward excellence in Singapore literature. Since 2020, the EBFP has been open to writers from Southeast Asia.

Writers must be citizens and permanent residents of Southeast Asia. Each submission must be a full-length, original and unpublished manuscript of at least 40,000 words, written in the English language. Translated works are also allowed, although terms and conditions apply.

Deadline: 1 August 2022

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Call for Submissions: The Tiger Moth Review

The Tiger Moth Review, a new and independent eco-conscious journal from Singapore, is calling for submissions of poetry, prose, art and photography that emphasises the connections between “human activity and the environment that produces it”, work that displays an “awareness of ecology and concerns over environmental disaster” (“Ecopoetics”, Poetry Foundation).

They are looking for work that is eco-conscious and critical, work that celebrates the beauty/ bounty of nature, work that is cognisant, curious and contemplative of the relationships between humanity, modernity, cultures and the environments in which we live in or imagine ourselves to inhabit.

July issue: Submit between February and April

January issue: Submit between August and October

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Call for Submissions: Singapore Unbound: SUSPECT

Singapore Unbound is calling for submissions for its new journal SUSPECT – poetry, literary fiction, essays, and any kind of writings that do not fall into these categories, written or translated into English by authors who identify as Asian.  They also publish reviews of books by Asian authors and interviews with Asian writers and artists.

Submit a group of 3-5 poems, a story, or an essay, with a brief cover letter, in MSWord format to Jee at jkoh@singaporeunbound.org.

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Open Call: SCCC: Programming Ideas

As part of the SCCC’s aim to promote Chinese Singaporean art and culture, it is inviting Singapore-based artists, organisations and community partners to submit their proposals for programmes to be held at our centre. The proposed projects could be presented in any format and need not be limited to exhibitions, guided tours, workshops, talks, conferences, performances, demonstrations, film screenings or educational courses.

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Open Call: Raise Three Fingers

Raise Three Fingers (formerly Art for Freedom MM) is a campaign hub founded by artists and creatives in Myanmar to bring the global art community together and highlight the unfolding human rights and humanitarian crises caused by the military coup on February 1 2021. They are calling on the global art community to raise three fingers and shine a light on an illegitimate power grab.

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Open Call: Conservation Research Writing Residency

Rimbun Dahan now offers short-term residencies, between 2 weeks and 3 months, for researchers in environmental conservation issues who need time and space to write up their research for publication.

Applications on a rolling basis from 1 March 2021.

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Open Call: Youth Opera Comique (YOC): Auditions

Youth Opera Comique (YOC) is a bunch of fun-loving, yet passionate young opera singers with a desire to hone their operatic performance skills. As a company, they are focused on giving young singers opportunities to perform in unique, refreshing productions and exposure to this wonderful art form.

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List Yourself: Producers SG Directory 

The Producers SG Directory is an online database of independent arts producers and managers working in and across Singapore and the region.

This is a growing directory. Producers SG welcomes submissions from producers and arts managers from Singapore, the rest of Southeast Asia, as well as professionals who work regularly with artists and/or platforms in this region.

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Call for Pitches: SO-FAR: Contributions

SO-FAR are accepting pitches for our short-form Weekly columns. Before approaching them with a pitch, they encourage you to familiarise yourself with the content, style, rigour and ethos of SO-FAR. Take time to read the details of each column below to find out which would best suit your work. Please also pay special attention to the accepted formats for each column. They expect writers to be responsive and deadline-driven.

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Jobs

[NEW] Fellow Design: Internship (May – July)

Are you interested in designing experiences? Do you have a keen sense of typography? Fellow now has a current opening for internships and is looking for an intern to fill the position.

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[NEW] Project Coordinator with Aaron Yip

Apply to work as a project coordinator for a new travel storytelling project (think Humans of New York but for traveling Thailand). You will be interviewing local vendors and shop owners throughout Thailand and listening to their stories. This position pays 30,000 baht per month (your travel, housing, and food expenses will be paid for). It’s about 4-6 hours of work per day.

You will be traveling and working with Aaron Yip, a Californian artist turned humanitarian (helping NGOs). For the past few years, he collaborated with folks from UNHCR to care for vulnerable women and girls across Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe.

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[NEW] National Arts Council (NAC): Project Manager (Singapore Art Week), Visual Arts (11 months)

The role is to provide project management and operations support in the lead up to Singapore Art Week.

Job roles include: (List is non-exhaustive)

– Contextual and historical knowledge on working with previous arts festivals or visual arts/performing arts related events is a must.

– Background / experience co-ordinating and liaising with various artists, arts groups and stakeholders and/or account managing arts projects.

– Project management and managing timeline.

– Frequently monitoring the progress of each commissioned project.

Deadline: 10 May 2022

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[NEW] Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI): Project Manager (Part-time, Project Basis)

ITI is looking for a Project Manager to oversee and manage some renovations for its premises. This involves liaising with SLA and the contractor(s) who are undertaking the renovations, tracking the progress of the work and coordinating the parties affected by the renovations. If you have skills in project management or facilities management, please contact them. Some knowledge of renovation work will be helpful.

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[NEW] Asian Film Archive: Theatre Manager

The Theatre Manager will be working in a dynamic and innovative environment to promote Asian cinema. The manager must have excellent leadership and organisational skills to manage the operational running of AFA’s programmes at the Oldham Theatre. If you have a passion for Asian films, are dedicated and resilient, you could be the person they are looking for.

Deadline: 17 May 2022

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[NEW] Art & Market: Various positions

Art & Market is hiring! A&M is looking for an Assistant Content and Events Manager, a Podcast and Video Producer and Writers.

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Positions include:

Assistant Content and Events Manager

– Upload and publish articles from contributors to the Squarespace platform for Art & Market, including resizing images

– Upload and publish posts to Instagram and Facebook feeds based on the articles, including creating graphics for social media content

– Put together fortnightly e-newsletters to send to subscribers

– Work on projects with the team, in collaboration with clients

Deadline: 19 April 2022, 12PM

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Podcast and Video Producer

– Edit two-three podcast episodes per week

– Shoot and edit video content on occasion

– Experience in image editing would be an advantage

Deadline: 19 April 2022, 12PM

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Writers

– Write brief news articles based on press releases and events attended and/or longer research pieces, depending on interest and capability

– Attend media previews and exhibition openings from time to time

Deadline: 19 April 2022, 12PM

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[NEW] cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival: Volunteers

Are you an arts management, events management or dance student? Someone looking to gain new skills and experiences, or someone who cares for the arts? cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival is looking for you!

As a volunteer for cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival, you will be given the opportunity to work closely alongside their Festival team, meet their Festival artists outside of classes and shows, and get some insight into the making of a dance festival.

Deadline: 27 April 2022

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Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF): Various positions

ASEF is recruiting for various positions.

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ASEF: HR Manager

The successful candidate will work closely with ASEF’s Senior Management to develop, lead and implement HR strategies and initiatives that align with ASEF’s diverse and inclusive work culture.

Deadline: 29 April 2022

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ASEF: Internship Opportunity

Internships in ASEF are a form of experiential learning that supports students to integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths and give ASEF the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.

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Sing Lit Station: Station Control (General Manager)

Sing Lit Station is looking for a new Station Control (General Manager) as our current Station Control moves onto a new chapter in their life.

The Station Control leads our team of 4 full-time staff and various part-time associates. They play a key role in the strategic direction envisioned for writers, readers and inclusive communities.

Deadline: 30 April 2022

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Kult Studio & Gallery: Project Executive

Kult Studio & Gallery is looking for a Project Executive who is keen to work at a multi-disciplinary studio that gets briefed on projects that are simply unique each time.

Job roles include:

– Service accounts for external client projects

– Be part of brainstorming and ideation processes

– Liaise with suppliers and vendors

– Plan and execute marketing events for clients and Kult Gallery

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National Gallery Singapore: Various positions

National Gallery Singapore is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

National Gallery Singapore: Senior Manager/Assistant Director (Content Publishing)

A Content Developer plays a key role in making art history accessible to a diverse audience. This involves using language, media and technology to make exhibitions and programmes more interesting and engaging.

Deadline: 12 April 2022

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National Gallery Singapore: Senior Executive (Digital Content)

In this role, the candidate will join a dynamic team of marketing and communications professionals responsible for continually growing the awareness, preference and visitorship for National Gallery Singapore within Singapore and internationally. This position will lead in the creation of digital content across the Gallery’s digital touchpoints especially social media channels. The successful candidate will support the development and execution of the Gallery’s social content strategy as well as drive the content for the Gallery’s on-site digital touchpoints.

Deadline: 19 April 2022

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Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF): Festival Executive: Programming

SGIFF is seeking for suitably qualified individuals for the following project/contract positions for SGIFF 2022.

Job roles include:

– Contribute to the development of the overall film programming strategy, as directed by the Programme Director.

– Research and source for upcoming & new short and feature-length films and documentaries for screenings and competition, including liaising with relevant parties (filmmakers, sales agents, etc) to request for film screeners.

– Manage festival submissions and film submissions’ database(s).

– Assist in the scheduling of films, including outreach & pre-festival events, general public and jury screenings, working closely together with the other program team members and Programme Director.

Deadline: 20 April 2022

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Singapore Lyric Opera: Internship Opportunity: Marketing Intern (May – August 2022)

You will be part of a dynamic team that will help manage, organise and execute large-scale events and arts programmes. If you are eager to learn and would love to be part of these opportunities, this is the place for you! Come join us in making an impact in the arts scene.

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Singapore Art Museum: Various positions

The Singapore Art Museum is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

Singapore Art Museum: Executive, Marketing Communications

Job roles include:

– Management of essential services and supporting processes that support the core business of Singapore Art Museum

– Assist Marcomm Leads with content production for marketing campaigns, which primarily include videography and photography projects, involving the development of scripts, management of vendors and shoots, as well as the timely production of publicity assets

– Perform copywriting for publicity materials, which may include press releases, factsheets, social media copies and EDMs

– Support overall MCC efforts in content development and upkeep of SAM’s social and digital channels, as well as community management of SAM’s touchpoints

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Singapore Art Museum: Internships

Eligibility:

– Have a positive attitude

– Keen interest in the Arts and Culture industry

– Can commit for a period of 2 to 6 months

– Able to commence internship from May to June 2022 or August to September 2022

– Must be a full-time matriculated student with a local or foreign educational institution

– Must be at least 18 years and above

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Singapore Unbound: Various positions

Singapore Unbound is recruiting for various positions.

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Singapore Unbound: Editorial Internship (Gaudy Boy)

Singapore Unbound is seeking a passionate and meticulous individual for a one-year editorial internship with SP Blog. This internship offers a great opportunity to be involved with a socially conscious literary platform to amplify the voices of Asian writers from different communities.

The intern will be working directly with the Book Reviews Editor in the following areas:

– Researching and recommending new books for review

– Liaising with publishers for Advance Reading Copies

– Pitching books to reviewers and following up

– Editing first drafts of reviews under the guidance of the Book Reviews Editor

– Maintaining records of reviews

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Singapore Unbound: Publicity Internship (Gaudy Boy)

Singapore Unbound is seeking a bright and enthusiastic individual for a one-year publicity internship. This internship offers a rare opportunity to be involved with a young and dynamic press and to gain valuable hands-on experience in community outreach, arts marketing, and public relations. The intern will be working directly with the Managing Editor.

Job responsibilities include:

– Pitching books to news outlets and book review editors via email blasts and physical book mailings in a timely fashion

– Responding to review queries in a timely fashion and planning follow-ups to those who have not responded

– Building rapport and good relationships with media contacts

– Maintaining and growing a media contact list

– Helping to plan social media campaigns

– Brainstorming ideas for features, interviews, reviews, etc. of the press, author, and book.

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Checkpoint Theatre: Various positions

Checkpoint Theatre has various positions open.

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Positions include:

Checkpoint Theatre: Volunteer

Be part of Checkpoint Theatre’s Front-of-House team and play a vital role in creating a welcoming theatre experience for our audience! They are looking for volunteers who are passionate about the arts, personable, and can think well on their feet. Duties include greeting guests, handling patron queries, as well as managing the sale of Checkpoint publications. Training and guidance will be provided.

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Checkpoint Theatre: Internship

Checkpoint Theatre offers a holistic internship experience where you will learn first-hand what goes into bringing a production from page to stage. While duties will be primarily administrative in nature, interns are likely to have multiple opportunities (depending on the attachment period) to observe our creative process and follow the development of works-in-progress.

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Bold Drama Educator for Youth & Kids

Bold Moment is looking for independent drama educators experienced and interested in working with children and young adults. The successful application will:

– Have experience in teaching speech and drama to ages 16 and below

– Able to independently prepare session plans

– Helm small presentation productions for youth

Please send applications to contact@boldmomenttheatre.com with CV, and cover letter outlining your interest and plan in working with youth and children (300 words).

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Pangdemonium! Technical Apprenticeships

Pangdemonium!’s Technical Apprenticeship programme offers a full-time, production-long, professional experience for highly motivated and committed individuals who are looking to bridge the gap between their academic experience and a professional career in theatre.

Available Apprenticeships: Stage Management, Production Management, Lighting Design

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SDEA – Singapore Drama Educators Association Subcommittee

Established in 2002 as a not-for-profit organisation by a group of artists and drama educators, SDEA – Singapore Drama Educators Association’s mission is to advance the profession of the drama/theatre educator and advocate for the practice and value of drama and theatre in performance, education and community.

Job responsibilities include:

– Membership – plan programmes, campaigns and activities to build community

– Fundraising – ideate and run fundraising campaigns that benefit drama educators

– Programming – join an adhoc subcommittee to plan one of our programmes in the year such as Level Up! Fest, Connections, Celebrate Drama! and more!

– CET – Find ways to advance the profession of the drama educator through workshops, masterclasses, and other programmes.

– Advocacy – be at the forefront of conversations, focus groups, and more to advocate for the value and practice of the arts.

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer positions

Asian Film Archive is recruiting volunteers in different areas.

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Positions include:

Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Film Preservation

Job roles include:

– Cataloguing films

– Organising and archiving related materials

– Creating preservation and access copies for titles in our collection

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Outreach

Job roles include:

– Photo and/or video event coverage of various activities; Credit acknowledgement should photo/video be utilised

– Front-of-house duties

– Writing article on different events; Credit acknowledgement should articles be published

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Administrative

Job roles include:

– Update different contract databases

– Perform analytics on feedback

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METIS: Various Positions

Metis is recruiting for various positions.

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Positions include:

METIS: Senior Consultant: East Asia

Metis is actively seeking passionate and experienced Senior Consultants to cover various regions and countries across East Asia for them, and to represent their growing brand. Under the auspices of a reputable platform and with access to Metis’ global network for sourcing quality artworks, you will provide expertise and personal advice to clients on building their art collections.

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METIS: Social Media Intern

Metis is looking for a highly-motivated and committed candidate who wants to pursue a commercial career in visual arts management, specifically in the areas of marketing and communications. The part-time role will report to the Marketing Manager with a flexible commitment of 1-2 days per week.

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iPRECIATION: Internship Opportunity

iPRECIATION is looking for an intern who is a young dynamic student or graduate, with a go-getter spirit – one who is detail-oriented, able to multitask, and willing to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. They should have good written and oral communication abilities in English and Mandarin. They should also possess efficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software and basic photography skills would be an added advantage.

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Tusitala: Freelance Web Developers (Project Basis)

The Tusitala team is looking for freelance web developers, ideally from Singapore. We hope to build a network of 4-5 reliable web developers willing to work with the team at Tusitala on various web-based projects on a project basis.

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NTU Museum and Archive: Deputy Director

The Head, NTU Museum and Archive is responsible for providing the vision, setting strategic directions, plans and goals, and leading their execution towards achieving a world-class university museum and archive that is recognised for its unique interdisciplinary art collection, capabilities in public art commission, and comprehensive archival collection on NTU’s contributions in the history of education in Singapore and globally.

The incumbent should aspire to achieve excellence in promoting and fostering interdisciplinary collaborations through innovative exhibitions and programming, promoting the use of collections for research and scholarships, leveraging on technology to enhance access and providing archival and art resources to improve the quality of teaching and learning in NTU.

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Arts House Limited: Operations Support (Tech), Facilities Management [Contract]

Job roles include:

– To conceive ideas, develop and execute them as programmes (particularly Chinese) for The Arts House (AHL)

– To build strong and long-term partnerships with Chinese artists and arts organisations so as to better serve programming needs

– To assist and support as needed other AHL festivals, projects and events

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Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Various Positions

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA) is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Assistant Manager/Senior Executive Officer, Special Projects Unit

– Assist Head of Department to develop Talent Development Programmes and projects for Special Projects Unit (SPU).

– Provide administrative and logistics support for SPU.

– Conduct research to identify key arts events locally and overseas to participate in; Events can include but not limited to festivals, competitions and artist residencies.

– Work with the SPU team to oversee the projects from ideation to fruition, including developing and organising detailed and comprehensive work activities for execution and documentation.

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Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Early Childhood Educator (Chinese), Bencoolen Campus

Job roles include:

– Plan and deliver school curriculum to help foster holistic learning and development

– Responsible for all aspects of classroom management and maintenance of a tidy and well-organised classroom

– Support the development and implementation of new teaching and learning approaches and resources

– Communicate effectively and establish good rapport with children

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YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Various Positions

YALE-NUS COLLEGE is recruiting for various positions.

Some positions include:

YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Lecturer in Art Practice (Educator Track)

Yale-NUS College is seeking to hire a full-time Lecturer position in “Art Practice”, which is one of three curricular tracks in the Arts & Humanities major (which is one of four majors in the Division of Humanities at Yale-NUS College). This position is on a fixed term contract of up to three (3) years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023.

The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching art practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context with particular attention to the relation of art practice to gender, identity, society, and politics, with demonstrable experience in any one or both of the following areas of expertise: (1) Film, Sound and Media Studies; (2) Photography and Imaging.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Arts & Humanities.

Deadline: Until position is filled

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YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Part-Time Lecturer in Art Practice

The College is seeking to hire a part-time Lecturer position in “Art Practice”, which is one of three curricular tracks in the Arts & Humanities major (which is one of four majors in the Division of Humanities at Yale-NUS College). This position is for one-year, starting in Academic Year 2022 -2023, renewable for up to two (2) additional years.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two (2) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching arts practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context, and to have demonstrable experience in any one, or in any combination, of the following areas of expertise: (1) graphic arts and motion graphics; (2) visual communication and information design; (3) studio arts; (4) contemporary arts practices.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability at and passion for undergraduate education is essential.

Deadline: Until position is filled

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Various positions

LASALLE College of the Arts is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

LASALLE College of the Arts: Director (Institute Of Contemporary Arts Singapore)

Reporting to the Vice-President (Strategic Developments), the Director will be responsible for the artistic vision, leadership and management of the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS), the curatorial division of LASALLE. The role’s main purpose is to develop and curate a dynamic mix of multidisciplinary exhibitions and public programmes, and manage the day-to-day operations of the galleries.

Job roles include:

– PhD or master’s degree in contemporary art, art history, art theory, curatorial studies or other relevant fields.

– 15 years of experience in exhibition management including programming, curation, collection, acquisition, education, finance, administration, marketing and sponsorship.

– Strong empathy towards the Asian and global arts scene, arts education, research and writing in contemporary arts.

– Wide range of professional associations and networks locally and internationally.

Deadline: 30th April 2022 or until position is filled

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Executive (Student Recruitment) 2-Year Contract

The Student Recruitment team plays a key role in raising awareness and creating interest for LASALLE’s wide range of diplomas and degrees programmes. Reporting to the Director, Division of Admissions and Manager (Student Recruitment), your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

– Conduct student recruitment activities in assigned markets to generate and convert leads into applications for Open House, recruitment fairs and seminars, applicant preparation workshops, networking with school teachers and counsellors, and preparation of marketing materials etc.

– Provide programme advice to prospective students (and their parents) via face-to-face counselling, email and phone correspondence. This is a daily function that drives the energy and commitment of the Student Recruitment team as we seek to understand the needs of our customers.

– Keep abreast of developments in education and student recruitment in your assigned market segments.

– Maintain and update the prospective student database.

Deadline: 30th April 2022 or until position is filled

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Nanyang Technological University: Various positions

Nanyang Technological University is recruiting for various positions.

Some positions include:

Nanyang Technological University: Manager, Curator

Responsibilities include:

– Curate Content for Exhibition and Outreach

– Develop a World-class University Archive and Art Collection

– Archive and Art Collection Management

– Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Partnerships

– Public Art Management

– Corporate and Finance Governance Services

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Nanyang Technological University: Manager, Art Collection Management and Conservation

Reporting to the Head and the Deputy Director (Museum and Archive), the incumbent will support activities which align with NTU’s strategic thrusts, especially in the area of education, research and innovation. The incumbent will perform all activities related to managing the permanent and loan art collection of the University, which includes professional processes such as accessioning, preventive conservation duties, loan agreement, insurance, conservation assessment, weekly condition checks, inventory and movement required to protect the University’s and loan collections. The incumbent will also provide administrative and logical support for the daily operations, which also cover programmes, exhibitions, and special projects such as Public Art on campus.

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SOTA: Various positions

School of the Arts Singapore is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

SOTA: Senior Venue Executive, Office of Venue Management

Reporting to the Senior Manager, this individual will embark on various strategies to achieve venue sales targets and covering of operation duties at the performance venues. A personable, detail-oriented, dynamic & adaptable individual who meets deadlines and has strong administrative and operational skills is likely to succeed in this versatile and challenging role with encompassing responsibilities of venue sales executive and front-of-house supervisor.

Job roles include:

– Handle hotline, email booking enquiries, site visits and meetings regarding venue specifications, capabilities of all SOTA performing arts venues.

– Act as liaison between hirer’s production team and OVM in-house teams, coordinate and meet hirer’s performance needs.

– Utilise the booking system (EBMS) to manage venue bookings, generate estimates, contracts, monthly/ quarterly reports. Reconcile ticket sales report from hirers’ appointed ticketing agents before finalising billing with Office of Finance.

– Embark on and implement business development strategies to clinch potential hirers.

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SOTA: Teacher, Faculty of Visual Arts

The core function of the job is to assist the School towards achieving its strategic objectives – working in teams to constantly devise meaningful pedagogical approaches and its eventual instructional implementation and facilitation in class. Teachers are to develop and nurture 21st century competencies, developing thinking and language skills to enable the holistic development of the students. They are to engage, encourage and prepare students to meet the challenges that arise.

Job roles include:

– Development and delivery of curriculum to a range of visual arts classes of different levels and technical proficiencies. The curriculum includes both studio practice and theory and history of art.

– Monitoring and evaluation of student progress, including providing useful and timely feedback to students and other stakeholders.

– Preparation and conduct of assessment of student learning

– Mentoring and supervision of students on external and cross-disciplinary projects

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Katherine was a Special Projects assistant in ArtsEquator.

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