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Summer Art Camp Teacher

 

Organization: Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery

Position: Summer Art Camp Teacher (2 positions)

Term: Contract

Compensation: $14.00 per hour, 40 hours per week, 9 weeks

Location: Waterloo

Start Date: June 28, 2018

 

Job Description:

The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery will be running a six-week summer art camp between July 9 and August 24, 2018.  Reporting to the Gallery’s Manager of Public Programs, the Summer Art Camp Teacher will support the coordination, organization and teaching required for a successful camp season. The successful candidate will have experience in visual arts and experience working with children in a group setting.

During the preparation week, duties will include the following: lesson planning of art activities, planning of ‘ice-breaker’ activities, supply shopping and preparation of the studio space. Specific tasks will include creating samples of clay and mixed media arts projects and teaching them to campers.  Summer Art Camp Teachers will be responsible for up to 18 campers from ages 7 to 11 per week.  They will supervise the campers during before and after care, during lessons, and through breaks and lunches. They will also be responsible for set up and clean up every camp day. These responsibilities will be shared between three teachers throughout the weeks of employment. Emergency First Aid training must be completed before the start date of camp.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, and/or foreign national with a valid work permit
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience teaching arts and crafts
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience working with clay is an asset
  • should be able to speak conversational French (we have one week of French art camp)
  • Available to work until August 29, 2018
  • Having Emergency First Aid an asset

 

This is a temporary full-time position. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter as a single PDF document, to be received no later than June 20, 2018. Questions and completed PDF’s should be sent to Nadine Badran, Manager of Public Programs at nadine@theclayandglass.ca

Organization Description: With an emphasis on supporting the work of Canadian ceramic and glass artists, the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery presents exhibitions that challenge ideas and perceptions of the definitions of art, craft and design today. The Gallery’s public programs offer multiple pathways for engagement with contemporary artworks and art-making practices. The Gallery Shop is recognized on its own merits as a fine craft gallery, showing the best of Canadian ceramic and glass work. Housing a collection of historical and contemporary Canadian ceramic, glass and enamel art, the Gallery is proud to conserve and promote an active component of Canada’s rich cultural heritage.

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