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City of Eden Prairie

Art Instructors in Youth, Woodworking & Textiles / Fiber

Location: MN - Twin Cities Metro
Type: Part Time
Category: Education
Deadline: October 21, 2019

City: Eden Prairie, MN
Salary: $20 – 24 per hour, based on qualifications

Job description

The Art Center Instructor leads a variety of youth and/or adult courses and workshops at the Eden Prairie Art Center and possible off-site locations based on experience and area(s) of expertise. In addition, individuals hired for this position may substitute for art classes in a variety of other formats and work at city events providing demonstrations or hands-on activities for youth and adults. Please visit the specific instructor position posting on our website for additional details. If the above link does not work, visit and click on the employment tab.

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.

Qualifications or requirements

Position Requirements

Education: B.S., B.A., or B.F.A. degree in art, art history, education/teaching or related subject required. Consideration also given to those who are currently enrolled in one of the degree-seeking programs listed above and have extensive youth/teaching experience. CPR and First Aid certifications preferred.

Work Experience: 1-year experience teaching art classes in a school or art center setting required, 3-5 years preferred.

Specialized Training: Able to create lesson plans independently for specific area of application required. Some equipment training may be provided.

How to apply

Visit provided web link and click on the specific instructor position you want to apply for.

Application Post Date: September 10, 2019
Application Deadline: October 21, 2019
Interviews: 1 to 2 weeks after application submission, top candidates only
Expected Start Date: Start date depends on candidate area of expertise and schedule. Some opportunities available as early as November 2019 (birthday parties and kids’ groups) with scheduled classes beginning in January 2020.

Please note that you will be asked to state your availability in your application.