Job Opportunities

 
 CURRENT JOB LISTINGS
 

TEACHING ARTIST - TEXTILES

Lillstreet Art Center is looking for an Instructor to teach in our Textiles Department. The Textiles Department offers a wide range of skill and experimental-based classes and workshops. We are seeking an experienced art educator for in-person classes. Must be available to teach Saturday mornings and/or afternoons beginning in January. BIPOC and LGBTQ+ artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual artists are also strongly encouraged to apply. 

We are specifically looking for those that can teach one or more of the following subjects:

  • Beginner Sewing 
  • Intermediate and Advanced Garment Sewing 

Requirements

  • BFA or higher, or 5+ years as a working artist
  • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
  • Positive, professional, and motivational
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities
  • Saturday availability

We need from you

  • CV/ Resume
  • Cover letter including your teaching philosophy
  • Link to a personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
  • Contact information for 3 references (both personal and professional)
  • Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Compensation

This is a contract position with an hourly rate based on experience, starting at $23/ hr.

To Submit your Application 

Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Textiles Teaching Artist Application."   

 

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Teaching Artist - Drawing & Painting Department
 
Lillstreet Art Center is accepting applications on a rolling basis for instructors to teach in our Drawing and Painting Department. We are hiring for in-person classes starting in April 2022 and beyond. We are specifically looking for those that can teach one or more of the following subjects:
  • Beginning Acrylics
  • Beginning Oil Painting
  • First-Time Drawing
  • Representational Painting
  • Abstraction
  • Botanical Illustration
  • Collage
  • Introduction to Watercolor
  • Figure Painting
  • Custom class proposals accepted

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist
  • Evening and weekend availability for classes is a plus
  • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
  • Positive, professional, and motivational
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities

We need from you

  • CV/ Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching availability
  • Link to a personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
  • Teaching philosophy
  • 3 references (both personal and professional)
  • Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Please send all information to steve@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Drawing and Painting Teaching Artist Application" 

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Teaching Artist - Metals & Jewelry Department
 
Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Metalsmithing & Jewelry Department.
We are specifically looking for:
  • In-house evening and weekend workshops
    • Beginner to Intermediate level project-based workshops
    • Jewelry & Functional wares
    • Basic silversmithing projects: rings, cuffs, bangles, earrings, pendants, etc
  • Potential lead into teaching beginner classes and 5-10 week specialty class offerings, depending on availability (AM & Afternoonavailability for classes is a plus)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist
  • At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
  • Positive, professional, and motivational
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities
  • Evening and weekend availability preferred

We need from you

  • CV/ Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Link to a personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
  • Teaching philosophy
  • 3 references (both personal and professional)
  • Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Metalsmithing &Jewelry Teaching Artist Application"

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TEACHING ARTIST - CERAMICS
Lillstreet Art Center is looking for instructors to teach in our Ceramics Department. We are specifically looking for those that are proficient in the following subjects:
Wheelthrowing
Handbuilding
Throwing large
Surface Design
Soda Firing
Online Teaching

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in arts or higher or 5+ years as a working artist
At least two years of previous teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education, certification, training, and/or experience
Positive, professional, and motivational
Excellent people skills
Good communication skills and feels comfortable working in a group environment
Must be comfortable working with adults of all skill levels and abilities

What we need from you
CV/ Resume
Cover letter
Link to a personal website/ online portfolio or 4 to 6 images in jpeg or pdf format
3 references (both personal and professional)
Up to 6 images of student work (if available)

To Submit your Application
Please send all information to hr@lillstreet.com with the subject line "Ceramic Teaching Artist Application." Please indicate in your application if you prefer to teach in-person, online, or if you are open to teaching in either format.

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Kidstreet Summer Camp - Teacher + Assistant

Lillstreet Art Center is hiring camp teachers and assistants for the 2021 Summer Art Camp.
Camps begin the week of June 14 and end the week of September 3.

This year, Lillstreet will host more than 200 different camps over a thirteen-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 9 am-3:30 pm, 9 am-1 pm, and 1:30-4:30 pm every weekday. All applicants must be available from 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Skills & Qualifications:

Camp Teacher
- Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Education or related field, or 2 years of undergraduate art 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, sewing 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 from 8 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday

Requirements:
- 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

 How to apply

Apply to molly@lillstreet.com
Subject Line: “Summer Camp Teacher” or “Summer Camp Assistant”
No phone calls or drop-in applicants will be considered.
Must pass a background check 

 Compensation

- Varies according to experience

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 Aftercare Assistant/ Part-time

Lillstreet Summer Camp is looking to hire aftercare teachers available to work in a temporary position from 3-6pm Monday through Friday, June 14-September 4. Must work well within a team and is dedicated to helping children. Organization and leadership skills are required, as well as an abundance of energy, patience, and creativity.

 Responsibilities

-Arrive at 3 pm to set up and be ready for campers to arrive by 3:30/3:40 pm

-lead up to 8-10 students a day with activities

-cleaning classroom, materials and putting away projects for the next day

 Requirements

-Experience working with children ages 5-16

-CV/ resume 

-Must have 2 references 

-link to a website or online images of your artwork and/or student work

-Valid drivers license or state ID

-Must be available Monday through Friday, June 14-September 4

 How to apply

-Apply to molly@lillstreet.com

-subject line: “Summer Camp Aftercare Assistant”

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

 Compensation

-$15/hour from 3-6 pm

 

 

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Import notes about Covid-19 Safety

-We require that all students and staff follow our Building Safety Protocols, linked here.

-Staff are asked to do a self-health screening for covid-19 symptoms before entering the building. If you do not have access to a thermometer, an infrared thermometer is available at the front desk for you to use.

-Lillstreet requires that everyone wear face coverings inside the building. If you are unable to obtain your own face covering, you can obtain one from the front desk.

 

-Teachers are asked to stay home if they are sick. Department directors will help locate a substitute teacher if needed.

 

 

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