Summer Arts Academy – Videographer

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  • North York, ON
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Summer Arts Academy - Revolutionising Arts Education

We are looking to hire 1 Summer Arts Academy – Videographer for the Just BGRAPHIC Summer Arts Academy. Public summer program for participants ages 12-15 years old. 

Position Details

  • Wage: $20.00 / hr
  • Start Date: May 24, 2023
  • End Date: Aug 31, 2023
  • Hours/wk: 35hrs


Just BGRAPHIC is a not-for-profit organization evolving as a social enterprise. Our social conscience is rooted in the belief that students exposed to a culturally responsive curriculum that employs progressive pedagogies are more likely to succeed academically.

Diverse, original and passionate, Just BGRAPHIC is a modern movement of progressive artist united with experienced educators on a bold mission to revolutionize arts education in Canadian schools. We create programs that  align with the Ministry of Education guidelines for students in middle and high school, including  Specialist High School Major (SHSM). We provide students and schools with experiential learning and career exploration activities that include conferences, symposiums, job fairs and tours of various professional art spaces. 

Summer Arts Academy

Each summer 70-80 students will participate in a 6 week learning journey  Monday – Friday from July 2, 2023 – Aug 5, 2023.  Participants will embark on an unforgettable experience with Just BGRAPHIC instructors and teachers dedicated to fostering a safe and creative learning experiences.  Participants will spend their days participating in a hybrid of arts, history and social sciences programming.

30 days of adventures, keeping young minds sharp and engaged. Our goal is to have the students leave inflated with pride; mastering new skills, and feeling connected to a supportive team of artist and teachers.

Team Member Characteristics

Our team members are passionate about both art and teaching. They have excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills, which enable them to manage a classroom, organize a curriculum, and convey difficult concepts to their students. Our faculty run their own practices or are businesspeople as well as teachers, and possess administrative and business skills.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an organized and creative videographer to work with our creative team to plan, film, and edit video content according to client briefs. The videographer’s responsibilities include ensuring that the necessary filming equipment is available for use, directing other camera operators on set, and editing film footage.

To be successful as a videographer you must be able to understand client briefs and work creatively to produce the desired product. Drawing inspiration from the curriculum and its themes / subjects, the videographer will be responsible of creating culturally responsive and diverse content that consistent with the organizations guidelines; to decolonize arts based education, develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations.

Job Description:

The Videographer will perform all or some of the following Job description:

  • Film videos on set or on location.
  • Ensure that equipment for a shoot is present and working.
  • Plan the shoot with the creative team and the client.
  • Edit footage in post-production.
  • Direct other camera operators so that the needed footage is acquired.
  • Coaching team members company-wide on content creation best practices.
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community

Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill For Art Teacher Job

Two years’ work experience as an art instructor. Minimum education requirements / certification

    • Applicants currently enrolled in teachers college applicant are welcomed. 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Digital Arts,  Edcuation  OR
      • 5 years of professional arts practice