Summer Camp Teaching Artist

May 12, 2023
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Philly Art Center
Full Time + Part Time Positions
Summer Camp Teaching Artist

- Degree in art, art education, art therapy, education or related fields is preferred, but not required
- 1-2 years teaching experience preferred
- Must be flexible with schedule, camp program runs Monday-Friday
- Must enjoy teaching and working with children ages 4-14
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Friendly and enthusiastic demeanor
- Must be a team player, flexible & self-motivated
- Candidates must provide Criminal History and Child Abuse Clearances
- CPR and First Aid Certified, or willing to get trained
- Ability to lift 25 pounds and be on your feet, in a fast-paced environment
- Experience with Trello is a plus
- Must be available June through September 1st (with the ability to schedule 1 week off  when discussed before hiring)

- Support Program Director and teaching team
- Follow curriculum and prep materials for projects
- Kid safety in the studio and at the playground
- Classroom management with a 1:12 or less teacher ratio
- Studio organization, maintenance and upkeep

Please send a resume and letter of interest to teach@phillyartcenter.com.

This is a seasonal employment position for 20-40 hours per week. There is potential to move to regular employment after the summer. Pay is competitive and based on experience, starting at $16.75/hr. Regular, full time employment includes sick leave, paid vacation time and health benefits.

About Philly Art Center
Philly Art Center is comprised of four locations, starting with the Fairmount studio (founded in 2004), Queen Village (2011), Cherry Hill (2015) and Mount Airy (2022). Each studio serves as a vibrant community hub for creative education with art and music programs for all ages. Through classes, camps, and a full after-school program, the Art Center cultivates creative genius while fostering joy for self-expression. We believe that art is essential to learning, life and community. Specially-designed studios and award-winning curriculum taught by outstanding educators mark the Art Center as a leader in art education throughout the Philadelphia region.

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