More than just an art class.

Employment Opportunities


Updated September 1, 2021


Join our team of professional artists and teachers.

Young at Art is currently a fully mobile art program. We bring our program to private homes, schools, preschools, rec centers, and other organizations. Our classes are designed primarily for children aged 2 to 10. We are looking for several experienced teachers and assistants who are willing to teach in-person classes at students’ homes, schools, or centers.

Each class is 1-hour. Classes range in size from 5-14 children. Assistant teachers are provided for classes with 6 or more children.

For all positions the job is for the academic year. We prefer a commitment of at least 2 years. There is some summer work available.

We are looking for responsible, nurturing, patient teachers who believe in process over product, who don’t mind getting messy, and who will uphold our mission of building self-esteem while fostering self-expression and exploration.

Teachers must be vaccinated for COVID. Masks are required while working. Children over the age of 3 are required to wear masks indoors and outside for some groups. Some classes require temperatures to be taken. Frequent hand washing is encouraged.

 

Experienced Part-time Art Teacher

We are looking for experienced art teachers to run classes for children aged 4-12 and train assistant teachers. Classes take place between the hours of 3:00-6:00 (and possibly weekends). 10-20 hours available. Choose how many classes you want to teach per week. Lesson plans are provided and you may supplement with your own lessons. You must do all prep, set up, and clean up for classes.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience teaching art to children.
  • Bachelor's degree required. BFA or Masters in Art Education preferred.
  • Must have car to get to classes at people's homes and at schools/community centers and transport supplies.
  • Reliable, responsible, punctual, very patient, nurturing, flexible, and willing to get messy.
  • Able to take direction, work independently, and collaborate with others.
  • Physically capable of carrying boxes/bags of art supplies, going up and down stairs, teaching seated on the floor.

 

Part-time Preschool Art Teacher

We are looking for experienced teachers to run classes for toddlers and preschoolers aged 2-5. Classes for 2-3-year-olds are parent child classes with a curriculum that focuses on art exploration and sensory play. For children aged 3-5 most classes are drop off. Classes take place at preschools, community centers, and private homes from 9:00-11:00am, 12:00-2:00pm, and 4:00-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. 10-30 hours available, includes prep, set up, clean up, and travel time. 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience teaching preschoolers.
  • Bachelor's degree required. 
  • Must have car to get to classes at people's homes and at schools/community centers and transport supplies.
  • Reliable, responsible, punctual, very patient, nurturing, flexible, and willing to get messy.
  • Able to take direction, work independently, and collaborate with others.
  • Physically capable of carrying boxes/bags of art supplies, going up and down stairs, teaching seated on the floor.

 

Part-time Assistant Art Teachers

Are you looking for experience teaching art to children? We are hiring college students as assistant teachers for our after school art program in lower Westchester, NY. Work with a seasoned art teacher and gain experience in teaching children aged 4-12. We need several part time assistants to work 3:00-5:00pm, Monday-Friday, and possible weekend work. 10-15 hours available. Classes take place in elementary schools, community centers, and private homes in Scarsdale, Edgemont, Ardsley, Eastchester, and the surrounding areas. 

Requirements:

  • 1+ year experience working with children in any capacity.
  • Some college; art or education degree track preferred.
  • Must have car to get to classes at people's homes and at schools/community centers.
  • Reliable, responsible, punctual, very patient, nurturing, flexible, and willing to get messy.
  • Able to take direction and get along well with others.

 

All jobs are part-time with no benefits. We offer competitive pay for experienced teachers. Teacher training and career development is available for assistants and experienced teachers.

Submit resume and cover letter/email detailing why you want this job to info@youngatartworkshop.com. Resumes submitted without cover letter will not be considered.