Job Posting 92735

Ceramics Instructor
Place des Arts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC
closes in 98 days (Fri, 30 Jun)
part time - temporary / contract  •  Starting at $40 per hour

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


The successful candidate will join Place des Arts for the fall, winter and spring sessions (September 2023-June 2024) to teach the following in-person handbuilding and wheel throwing classes on Wednesday evenings:

  • Pottery and Sculpture, for students ages 13-17, 4:00-6:00 PM
  • Fundamentals of Wheel Throwing & Handbuilding, for students ages 18+, 6:30-8:30 PM



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.



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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