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Education Coordinator

Summer Creativity Camp: Assistant Instructor

The Ann Arbor Art Center is currently seeking Assistant Art Instructors for our upcoming Summer Creativity Camp. Applicants must be available to work from June 26th- September 1st, Monday thru Friday, during one of the following shifts: 8:30am-4:30pm, 7:45am-4:30pm, or 9:00am-6:00pm. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working with children in a creative capacity.

About Creativity Camp

Our Creativity Camp serves children ages 5-12 years old. Our camps are designed to cultivate cognitive development through hands-on art projects that leverage collaboration, experimentation, critical thinking, and problem solving. Throughout the week, campers explore and experiment with a variety of 2-D & 3-D mediums. Each week has a special theme.

Learn more about Creativity Camp here

General Duties

Provide support to Instructors

Prepare materials, organize & distribute supplies

Assist campers with art projects throughout the day

Assist with classroom management

Create a safe, positive, creative environment for campers to thrive in

Supervise lunch times and snack times

Assist with Camper Drop-Off & Camper Pick-Up

Assist with Pre-Camp Care or Post-Camp Care where applicable

Required Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants with  a collegiate-level background in art. That may consist of a degree (in-progress or completed) in an art-related field or collegiate-level coursework.
  • Positive, enthusiastic, works well as part of a team
  • Must be 18 years or older to apply

Compensation

$10/hour

To Apply

Please complete an online application here

Summer Clay Camp Staff

The Ann Arbor Art Center is currently seeking staff for our upcoming Summer Clay Camp. Applicants must be available to work from June 26th- September 1st, Monday thru Friday, during one of the following shifts: 8:30am-4:30pm, 7:45am-4:30pm, or 9:00am-6:00pm. This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working with children in a creative capacity.

About Clay Camp

Each week, our Clay Camp serves twelve children ages 9-12 years old. Campers learn to throw on the pottery wheel in the mornings and create projects using handbuilding techniques in the afternoon. Every week has a special theme.

Learn more about Clay Camp here

 General Duties

Alternate between Instructing and Assisting with Clay Camps

Teach campers how to throw on the pottery wheel and create projects using handbuilding techniques

Create a safe, positive, creative environment for campers to thrive in

Required Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Strong preference will be given to applicants with collegiate-level coursework in ceramics or commensurate experience
  • Must be proficient throwing on the wheel and must know how to teach the following hand building techniques: pinch, coil, soft slab, and hard slab construction
  • Positive, enthusiastic, works well as part of a team

Compensation:

Weeks scheduled to instruct- $15/hr

Weeks scheduled to assist- $10/hr

 To Apply

Please complete an online application here

Assistant Instructor for Spring Break Creativity Camp

The Ann Arbor Art Center is currently seeking Assistant Art Instructors for our upcoming Spring Break Creativity Camp. Applicants must be available to work the full week of April 3- April 7th during one of the following shifts: 8:30am-4:30pm, 7:45am-4:30pm, or 9:00am-6:00pm.

This is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working with children in a creative capacity. The Art Center offers a series of camps throughout the year and strong candidates may be considered for future opportunities.

About Creativity Camp

Our Creativity Camps serve children ages 5-12 years old. Our camps are designed to cultivate cognitive development through hands-on art projects that leverage collaboration, experimentation, critical thinking, and problem solving. Throughout the week, campers explore and experiment with a variety of 2-D & 3-D mediums.

General Duties

Provide support to Instructors

Prepare materials, organize & distribute supplies

Assist campers with art projects throughout the day

Assist with classroom management

Promote a safe, positive, creative environment for campers to thrive in

Supervise lunch times and snack times

Assist with Camper Drop-Off & Camper Pick-Up

Assist with Pre-Camp Care or Post-Camp Care where applicable

Required Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Applicants must have a background in art. Strong preference will be given to those with a degree or working towards a degree in an art-related field- or- those who have completed collegiate level coursework in an art related field
  • Positive, enthusiastic, works well as part of a team
  • Must be 18 years or older to apply

Compensation

$10/hour

To Apply

Please complete an online application here

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