Job Posting 77986

Cartooning/Comics/Drawing Instructor
Place des Arts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC
closes in 36 days (Mon, 3 Jan 2022)
on-call / relief / casual  •  Starting at $40 per hour.

Place des Arts is seeking a committed, enthusiastic and qualified Cartooning/Comics/Drawing Instructor who is passionate about teaching and interacts well with children and teens.


Candidate(s) will teach a variety of comic drawing and/or cartooning classes to children and youth for our September 2022 to June 2023 season. Candidates must be open to teaching in-person and via livestream.



Place des Arts provides quality arts education in visual arts, music, dance and drama for all ages and skill levels. We offer a friendly, non-competitive environment where students are encouraged to learn and to develop an appreciation of the arts. Please visit our website for general information regarding the centre.



  • Completion of post-secondary education in fine arts and/or equivalent training and work experience
  • Minimum of 5-years teaching experience working with children and youth of various ages and abilities



  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with students
  • Highly responsible and punctual
  • Thoughtful, energetic and passionate about teaching
  • Eager to participate in, and contribute to, our vibrant centre



Starting at $40 per hour. Instructors are contracted to a self-employment agreement. Place des Arts coordinates studio space, scheduling, registration and program promotions.



All Place des Arts instructors are required to obtain and provide a Police Information Check prior to teaching at Place des Arts.



All submissions should include the following information

  1. Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
  2. Cover letter and résumé including previous teaching experience and personal teaching philosophy
  3. Schedule of teaching availability between September 2022 and June 2023
  4. Appropriate supporting materials: i.e., pictures, portfolio, videos, etc.


Send your application c/o Jessie Au, Sr. Fine and Performing Arts Programmer. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received. Place des Arts welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.


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