WITS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on any grounds protected under federal, state or local law, including race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or disability.
WITS is looking for writers and educators who can teach the joy of creative writing to young peopleEmployment is part-time, typically a half-day of teaching 1-3 days a week during the school year. A yearlong commitment is required. The pay is $60 per teaching hour. In addition to teaching, the job duties include preparing lessons, responding to student work, and compiling anthologies of student writing at the end of the school year. We look for writers with teaching or mentoring experience who can convey their passion for the written word in ways that are relevant for Houston area children. Bilingual writers, performance poets, and writers interested in digital media are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete our application. In addition to the application, we require a cover letter, résumé with 3 references, and a 10-page creative writing sample. You may upload these documents via the application, email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail them to WITS: 1523 W Main Street, Houston, TX, 77006.
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