Summer Camp Teachers & Assistants / Lillstreet Art Center

Submitted by Lillstreet on Tue, 01/29/2019 - 12:59pm

Lillstreet Art Center is hiring camp teachers and assistants for the 2019 Summer Art Camp.

Camps begin the week of June 10 and end the week of August 30.

 

This year, Lillstreet will host more than 200 different camps over a twelve-week period. We provide a wide variety of art experiences for children of all skill levels, ages 3 to 16 years. We are seeking individuals who work within the arts and have a passion for and experience working with children.

 

Lillstreet offers full-day and half-day camps that run 9am-3:30pm, 9am-1pm and 1:30-4:30pm every week day. All applicants must be available from 8:30am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

Camp Teacher

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Education or related field

    • Or 2 years of an undergraduate arts or education program

  • Experience teaching and managing children (ages 3 - 16) in an artistic setting

  • Knowledge of and experience in applicable camp medium (clay, drawing, painting, metalsmithing, sewing, digital arts or other mixed-media)

  • Must be able to create and provide in-depth lesson plans and communicate supply requests to Department Director by a given deadline.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Responsible and able to follow studio rules and guidelines

  • Quick thinking, flexible and highly engaging in a classroom setting

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Must be available to teach 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

 

 

Camp Assistant

  • Experience in clay, drawing, painting, metalsmithing, sewing, digital arts and other mixed-media.

  • Experience working with children ages 3-16

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Ability to organize and help set up and clean up for camp

  • Must be available to assist 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

To Apply: 

Requirements for Application:

  • Valid Driver License or State ID

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter (please include the week(s) you are available for employment. All teachers and assistants must commit to the whole week.)

  • Link to website or online images of your work and/or student work

  • Apply to kidstreet@lillstreet.com addressed to Molly Eisenberg

  • Subject Line: “Summer Camp Teacher” or “Summer Camp Assistant”

  • No phone calls or drop-in applicants will be considered.

  • Must pass a background check

 

 

  • February 22: Application Deadline

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Molly Eisenberg
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
7737694226
Organization: 
Summer Camp Teachers & Assistants / Lillstreet Art Center | Chicago Artists Resource

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