The Bascom
Believing that creative expression transforms our lives, The Bascom is committed to providing life enriching experiences 

through diverse exhibitions; comprehensive arts education and public programs; support for regional artists; and strategic 

partnerships facilitating cultural and economic development in the Highlands-Cashiers community.

Fall/Spring Education Fellowship Overview .....Click pdf Paid Education Fellowship Paid Education Fellowship (373 KB)No media download found.
The Education Fellowship is a seasonal position* under the supervision of the Director of Education and Outreach. First 

and foremost, the Education Fellow is Lead Instructor for Bascom After-School Outreach Partner Programs in Highlands, NC. 

Education Fellows play a key role in providing a supplemental art component to these important programs that seek to 

promote literacy, personal growth, critical thinking, community awareness, and more.
*Extensions, and flexible dates available upon approval.

Key Responsibilities
•     Design and Instruct Art Experiences for Bascom Community Partner After-School Programs (K – 7)
•     Photo document instruction and student work.
•     Weekly blog posts to the Bascom Life.

Benefits:
•     $400/Month Stipend. $200/month travel reimbursement*.
•     Program supplies and materials provided.
•     Access to Studio Space on The Bascom Campus for personal work and program planning**.
•     Marketing and Promotion of your work as an Education Fellow.
•     Professional development opportunities.
*Personal vehicle required for commuting to after-school programs.
**Fellows are responsible for all materials and equipment required for personal studio work.

Weekly Commitment
•     The Education Fellow commits to weekly planning, and instruction for Bascom After-School 
Outreach Partner Programs Tuesday – Friday. Please see the program schedule below.

Schedule*
•     Boys and Girls Club After School Program: 2nd Tuesday, Sept. – Dec./March - May; 4:30 – 5:45
•     The Gordon Center After-School Program: Wednesdays, Sept. – Dec./March - May; 3:15 – 4:30
•     Hudson Library Kid’s Zone After-School Program: 1st Thursdays, Sept. – Dec./March - May; 3:15 
– 4:30
•     Sonshine School After-School Program: 2nd and 4th Thursdays, Sept. – Dec./March - May; 3:15 – 
4:30
•     Read, Write, Create – Highlands Literacy Council After School Program: 1st and 3rd Fridays, 
Sept. – Nov./March - May; 3:15 – 4:30
*Approximately 15 hours/month of classroom instruction not including planning, and travel. Subject 
to change.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Submit ALL below materials together (for example, send only 1 email, 1 compressed file, 1 file transfer, or 1 disk)
Please submit:
1.   Cover letter expressing your interest in the position and teaching philosophy.
2.   Résumé or CV
3.   10 images of your personal artwork with image inventory.
a.   Title
b.   Year
c.   Medium
d.   Dimensions
4.   3 sample lesson plans.
5.   2 professional reference letters, or contact info for 2 professional references.


Submit Applications to:
Billy Love
Director of Education and Outreach
The Bascom :: A Center for the Visual Arts 323 Franklin Road, Highlands, North Carolina 
blove@thebascom.org
www.thebascom.org





 
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