Summer Camp Art Instructor

Organization: Ethos Music Center

Organization Mission: Ethos is dedicated to the promotion of music and music-based education for youth in underserved communities.

Job title: Summer Camp Art Instructor

Compensation: $20/hr

Hours: Monday – Friday 1:00-3:30pm, June 18 – July 27, Aug 6 – 10, 20 – 24

Summary of Position:

The Summer Camp Art Instructor will lead afternoon art activities at Ethos’ summer camps. The instructor is responsible for choosing and preparing age-appropriate projects for groups of up to 24 summer camp students age 6-12. The art instructor will be dynamic in engaging students, creating a fun and supportive environment, and demonstrating flexibility throughout a camp week. Art class is an important component of Ethos’ camps complimenting students’ participation in their music classes throughout the day.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead two 1-hour art sessions per day
  • Manage a group of up to 24 students ages 6-9 & 9-12 with the help of volunteers
  • Choose and prepare age-appropriate art activities
  • Maintain a positive, orderly, fun classroom
  • Ensure the art space is properly set up and cleaned

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth, group leadership skills, and an understanding of group dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to create a positive environment for students
  • Experience teaching groups of youth

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish
  • Experience in a youth summer camp leadership role

Reports to:

Director of Programs

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Adam Goodwin, Director of Programs, at adam@ethos.org. 

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