Faux finishing classes and schools
Contract Job Posting for "Decorative Arts Instructor"
Location:  728 W. 19th Street
Houston, Texas (The Heights), 77008
Compensation: negotiable
Type: contract job
Position :  Decorative Arts Instructor
Education : HSD, some college preferred
Experience : minimum five years experience in the field
Travel :  required, compensated
Post Date :  3/9//2012
Contact : Brian Bullard, Director
Ref Subject Line ID : Instructor

Business Description-The Decorative Arts Center, www.dec-arts.com
The Decorative Arts Center was founded in St. Louis, Missouri in the year 2000, by Brian Bullard, a Master Decorative Artist with European Certification. The private school provides training seminars in faux finishes, Trompe l'oeil - murals, venetian plaster, textures, and small business development. The DAC has trained and consulted thousands of students and small businesses in the decorative arts field. The school moved to its current location, in Houston, Texas, in the summer of 2010.
Job Description-Decorative Arts Instructor
Seeking a "Decorative Arts Instructor" for the upcoming summer and fall season. The position is a new position and will have instruction and organizational responsibilities for an expanding venture within the studio. The position reports to the studio director.

Job Responsibilities
As Decorative Arts Instructor, the ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Fully understand the concept of the new venture and its objective.
Teach, motivate, and inspire students in a classroom environment.
Manage and maintain the studio, art materials, and tools.
Develop technical aspects including the design of curriculum and samples.
Assist in marketing aspects of the new venture to include the use of social media.
Candidate Requirements
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five (5) active years in the field of decorative artistry, to include onsite projects. An in-depth knowledge in a variety of painting and plaster techniques is desirable.
The candidate should possess:
*strong communication skills
*a friendly, unbiased personality
*business savvy
*good organizational skills
*discretion, especially in the aspect of customers and trade secrets
*"good standing" in the "faux community"

Former teaching experience is not required. The candidate must be a U.S. citizen.

Applicants should email their one-page resume' / bio (or a link to such) complete with work history and skillset, along with one paragraph as to why they feel qualifed for the task. Links to websites and social media pages are welcome as well, please do not attach large files or images.

Please do not call or "drop by" concerning this job post. The specific aspects of this venture are trade secret information and will not be discussed with applicants or the public.

Application deadline is April 1, 2012.
Candidate will be selected on or before April 15, 2012. You will not receive notification if you are not selected. Thank you.

Brian Bullard, Director
The Decorative Arts Center