Summer Studio Instructor
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Part Time - Contract
Wage: $25 per hour
Start date: July 10, 2017
End date: August 25, 2017
Applications will be received 5pm, Tuesday, May 23
Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1
The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Summer Studio Instructor. The Summer Studio Instructor will be responsible for developing and running the summer children’s programs at the gallery. The ideal candidate will be an experienced art instructor/ practicing artist with a strong desire to work with children. He/she will be highly motivated, able to work with minimal supervision, and well organized. The incumbent must have good understanding of both contemporary and historic visual arts and experience with a variety of media. Previous experience delivering hands-on activities for children in a gallery or museum educational programming setting would be a strong asset. Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain confidential information and computer literacy are expected.
Reporting to the Education Coordinator, the ideal candidate will have a least some post secondary training in visual arts, art history or museum studies. S/he will have experience working with a variety of art media as well as experience working with children. Fluency in English is required, a basic knowledge of French is an asset. Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful. Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery. Please note that all teaching hours are based on minimum registration enrollment.
Successful candidates will be expected to complete required Town of Grimsby Health and Safety training and provide a Police check for working with Vulnerable persons
The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from designated equity groups of the Government of Canada, Ontario and the Niagara Region are strongly encouraged to apply. The Town of Grimsby welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.