25 days old

Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)
Requisition Number SE03271
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $12-15/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience teaching art to children
Hours per Week
15-40hrs/wk
Job Summary
You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington employer and is not affiliated with UK.

CREATE is a unique studio/shop that offers family art experiences and a curated selection of products.

In order to be eligible for this position you ideally must be available June – August 2022 Monday Friday, 15-40 hours per week. If you are available for the first or last 5 weeks, we can work with that as well. There is a possibility of continuing this position beyond the summer for the right candidate. There also may be an opportunity to work in the CREATE retail shop.

We are looking for 2-3 instructors with experience working with children in an education setting, particularly in art education. A summer camp instructor at CREATE has a warm, friendly, and energetic personality. They are highly creative and interested in developing their teaching practice. Most importantly, they are able to connect with children and families and create a safe, respectful, and joyful, and imaginative experience for all campers.

Lead summer camp instructors have the ability and desire to:
  • Develop strong relationships with families and kids.
  • Prioritize safety and respect for all children at all times.
  • Sensitive, caring, and committed to making every child’s camp experience wonderful.
  • Able to differentiate planned activities on the fly for all learners and make decisions about the day’s plan based on engagement levels and the interests of the children.
  • Able to communicate clearly with children and adults.
  • Prep and clean up from class in a timely, organized way.
  • Co-plan each session weekly with owner and creative director and check in with owner for feedback and follow up daily.

An experienced instructor has a strong understanding and experience in process art, early childhood education, elementary education, and/or art education. The lead instructor is must be able to instruct groups in an effective manner.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Experience working with children ages 3 to 11 years in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge and experience with art materials of all kinds.
  • Education in fine arts, art education, education, or related field.
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Anticipated Start Date 06/05/2022

Categories

Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-06

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast