Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Theater and Yoga Instructors Needed | Application deadline: Open until filled

Job Description:

Upturn Arts seeks Arts Education teachers with a strong background in various arts-based instruction (2-3 + yrs) to join our team for this upcoming 2021 summer camp season. We are looking for multiple artists with varying backgrounds with prior work experience directly interacting and teaching youth audiences from diverse backgrounds.

This is a 4-week camp with one of our partner locations on the West Bank (near SPCA). You will be responsible for teaching five age-specific groups; two groups a day Monday – Friday from 12 pm – 2 pm. The duration of your hire will include a pre-planning/orientation period to get to know the other instructors and synchronize thematic ideas (June 1-4). Additionally, there will be allotted time to develop comradery and establish professional expectations with designated classroom assistants that will be assigned as aids to assist each teacher. You will report to the Lead Teacher, who will be serving as the visual arts instructor, with all discipline heads supervised by the Executive Director, who will also be overseeing summer camp as the Program Director.

With COVID restrictions allowing for in-person programming, the candidate must be comfortable adhering to the updated protocols and would preferably be vaccinated prior to the start of our first session, although not a requirement.

Important logistic details:

  • Must be available from June 21st – July 23rd, 2021
  • Must be able to attend most training from June 1st – 4th, 2021
  • Complete online training
  • Must be available for work 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Monday – Friday
  • Will be subject to undergo a background check
  • Other teaching opportunities may come available for other locations and our fall programs

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to and lesson plan samples
Pay rate: $25-$40 an hour depending on experience.