Job Posting 91248

Ceramics and Sculpture Instructor
Place des Arts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC
closes in 23 days (Tue, 28 Feb)
part time - temporary / contract  •  Starting at $40 per hour.


Place des Arts is seeking a committed, enthusiastic and qualified Ceramics and Sculpture Instructor who is passionate about art and teaching children and youth.


The successful candidate will teach in-person handbuilding and mixed media sculpture classes for students aged 5-7 and 8-12 years at Place des Arts during our Summer Fun! Art Camps during the afternoons of the following weeks:


  • Week 2: July 10-14
  • Week 4: July 24-28
  • Week 5: July 31-Aug 4
  • Week 6: August 8-11



The successful candidate will also teach in-person handbuilding and wheel throwing classes for students aged 13-17 years at Place des Arts during our 2023/2024 season.



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 ceramics, experience working in the ceramics industry and/or equivalent training and work experience
  • Minimum of 5-years teaching experience working with various ages and abilities



  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with students, ceramics faculty and studio technician
  • 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.



The application of Place des Arts COVID-19 vaccination policy is currently suspended however, should the policy be re-implemented, it will be a requirement for all current and future self-employed teachers. All teachers are required to obtain and provide a Police Information Check with a vulnerable sector check prior to commencing work.



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. Appropriate supporting materials: i.e., pictures, portfolio, etc.



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