More than just an art class.

Employment Opportunities


We have the following openings available (updated July 2019).

The first 2 positions can be filled by the same person, if desired. Or you are welcome to apply for just one position.

Experienced Teacher for ages 2-6

Total Approximate Hours per week: 25 hours, includes teaching time, prep, set up, clean up, travel, and paperwork.
Start date: August
Teach 8-10 classes per week between the hours of 9:00am-6:00pm, Monday-Friday. Exact hours vary by day, depending on classes times and enrollment. This position is available yearround switch from weekly classes during the academic year to summer camps and workshops in the summer months.
Requirements:
3+ years experience as a teacher for children in the age range of 2-6. Experience teaching art or a strong background in art. We will train you and provide lesson plans. Must have proven classroom management skills with this age group. Must be aligned with company mission to build self esteem in children through self expression, exploration, positive reinforcement, validation, and respect. Be focused on process rather than outcome and have the ability to appreciate a child's interpretation of what they see and how they represent it. Belief in the importance of the social, emotional, and physical development of children is essential. Enormous amounts of patience and a high comfort level with mess is required. Background check will be conducted upon hiring. A car is required for traveling to local preschools and elementary schools and for transporting art supplies and artwork.
Duties:
Act as head art teacher for preschool and elementary school children. Provide guidance and supervision to assistant teachers in your classes, if assigned one. Any class with more than 5 children will be assigned an assistant teacher. Maximum number of students per class is 16; the average is 4-10 children. This position both teaches children in our studio in Scarsdale and goes into local preschools and elementary schools to run classes as after school programs. Classes for children aged 2-3 are run as Mommy/Daddy & Me. Caregivers are required to participate in class. Classes are mixed media and teach both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art. Lesson plans are provided. Add your own projects if desired. Do all prep and follow up work for classes. Maintain relationships with schools that you go into. Act as liaison between schools and Young at Art. Clean classroom and materials after each class. Maintain studio organization so that it is easy for all teachers to find and use supplies. Attend monthly staff meetings and biweekly supervision with the director.
Competitive pay is offered. Pay is hourly. There are no benefits or paid days off.

Saturday Art Teacher for Ages 4-9

Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm or 12:00-4:00, Saturdays during the academic year, excluding holiday weekends.
Start date: September, training in August
Requirements:
3+ years experience as art teacher for ages 4-9; plus, experience running a classroom of 12 or more children. At least one year of experience developing curriculum for art classes and proven classroom management skills. Must be aligned with company mission to build self esteem in children through self expression, exploration, positive reinforcement, validation, and respect. Be focused on process rather than outcome and have the ability to appreciate a child's interpretation of what they see and how they represent it. Belief in the importance of the social, emotional, and physical development of children is essential. Enormous amounts of patience and a high comfort level with mess is required.
Background check will be conducted upon hiring.
Duties:
Act as head teacher for one or two 2-hour art classes on Saturdays.  First class is 10:00-12:00 for ages 4-6; second, is 1:00-3:00 for ages 6-9. If you prefer only to teach one of these classes, it is possible to only teach the class from 1:00-3:00pm. Classes are mixed media and teach both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art. Create curriculum for students based on art project previous developed and add your own. Do all prep and follow up work for classes. Clean studio and materials after each class. Maintain studio organization so that it is easy for all teachers to find and use supplies. Supervise assistant teacher if provided one. Assistant teachers are provided if class size is 6 students or more. Maximum number of students per class is 12; minimum is 4. Attend bimonthly staff meetings and supervision with the director.
Competitive pay is offered.

Part-time Assistant Art Teacher for Ages 4-11

Hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 3:30pm-6:00pm; Saturdays 9:30am-3:30pm; more hours are possible at different times in the year,
Begins: August or September
Requirements:
3+ years experience working with children between the ages of 4-10. Classroom management skills are a plus. Strong interest in art and experience making art or teaching art is required. Must be aligned with company mission to build self esteem in children through self expression, exploration, positive reinforcement, validation, and respect. Be focused on process rather than outcome and have the ability to appreciate a child's interpretation of what they see and how they represent it. Belief in the importance of the social, emotional, and physical development of children is essential. Enormous amounts of patience and a high comfort level with mess is required.Background check will be conducted upon hiring.
Duties:
Assist head teacher in classes for children aged 4-10 at our art studio in Scarsdale, NY. Class size is between 6-12 children. Set up and clean studio and materials after each class. Maintain studio organization so that it is easy for all teachers to find and use supplies. Follow studio rules and procedures. Attend bimonthly staff meetings and supervision with the director.
Pay:
Pay is $15 per hour. There are no benefits or paid days off.

To apply, please send your resume and an email cover letter expressing your interest in Young at Art to: Jen Kaplan Young at Art Studio Inc., President jen@youngatartworkshop.com 914-723-9229[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]