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Community Programs Teaching Assistant

International Center of Photography
Working Time
Part Time

Work as a Teaching Assistant in the International Center of Photography's (ICP) Community Programs!

The ICP is looking for TAs to join Community Programs team for the winter term, which includes darkroom photography classes for youth at the ICP School in midtown and ICP at THE POINT partnership in the South Bronx, as well a digital photography workshop in February, all described further below. 

TA positions are a great way to get hands-on teaching experience and to connect with a larger photo community. TAs are unpaid but receive access to work in ICP’s facilities (darkroom and digital labs), and can also use credit hours to get 50% off tuition for ICP classes.

All TAs should have experience in photography (darkroom or digital as specified below) and experience/interest in working with youth. 

To apply, please see below and email to specify which course you’re interested in TAing.

TA-ing with ICP at THE POINT (note: classes are held in the South Bronx and require darkroom experience)

• Photography I in Black-and-White for Preteens
Jan 22 – March 26 | Mon 4 – 7pm | G. Giraldo 
Jan 23 – March 27 | Tue 4 – 7pm | Corey Torpie 

• Photography I in Black-and-White for Teens
Jan 24 – March 28 | Weds 4 – 7pm | Néstor Pérez-Molière
Jan 25 – March 29 | Thurs 4 – 7pm | Mark Nevers 

II. TA-ing with Teen Academy (note: classes are held at the ICP School and all but * require darkroom experience)

• Photography I in Black-and-White: Camera and Darkroom 
Jan 20 – Mar 24 | Sat 11am–2pm | James Reddington
Jan 20 – Mar 24 | Sat 3–6pm | Curtis Willocks
Jan 25 – Mar 29 | Thurs 4-6:30 pm | Liz Sales

• Photography II in Black-and-White: Lighting for Portraiture
Jan 21 – Mar 25| Sun 11am–2pm | Jaime Schlesinger

• Photography I in Color: Color Film and Darkroom
Jan 21 – Mar 25 | Sun 2-5pm | Sam Margevicius 

• New Media 1: People Powered Media Narratives*
Jan 24 – Mar 28 | Wed 4-6:30pm | Bayeté Ross Smith

III. TA-ing with Terra Firma workshop (note: classes are held at ICP School AND in the Bronx; classes use digital cameras)

ICP is collaborating with Terra Firma, a program through Montefiore Medical Center. Terra Firma provides integrated medical, mental health, social services, and legal aid to unaccompanied immigrant children who are living with their sponsors in the New York City area through a unique medical-legal partnership. The teens participating in the ICP program come primarily from Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador, and the curriculum is taught in both English and Spanish.
- TAs must be fluent in Spanish and have basic photography (digital) knowledge
- Class meets Thursdays, February 1 – March 1, from 2:30 – 7pm (slight time variations each week)