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Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)
Requisition Number SE03271
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $12-15/ hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience teaching art to children
Hours per Week
Job Summary
You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington employer and is not affiliated with UK.

CREATE is a unique studio/shop that offers family art experiences and a curated selection of products.

In order to be eligible for this position you ideally must be available June – August 2022 Monday Friday, 15-40 hours per week. If you are available for the first or last 5 weeks, we can work with that as well. There is a possibility of continuing this position beyond the summer for the right candidate. There also may be an opportunity to work in the CREATE retail shop.

We are looking for 2-3 instructors with experience working with children in an education setting, particularly in art education. A summer camp instructor at CREATE has a warm, friendly, and energetic personality. They are highly creative and interested in developing their teaching practice. Most importantly, they are able to connect with children and families and create a safe, respectful, and joyful, and imaginative experience for all campers.

Lead summer camp instructors have the ability and desire to:
  • Develop strong relationships with families and kids.
  • Prioritize safety and respect for all children at all times.
  • Sensitive, caring, and committed to making every child’s camp experience wonderful.
  • Able to differentiate planned activities on the fly for all learners and make decisions about the day’s plan based on engagement levels and the interests of the children.
  • Able to communicate clearly with children and adults.
  • Prep and clean up from class in a timely, organized way.
  • Co-plan each session weekly with owner and creative director and check in with owner for feedback and follow up daily.

An experienced instructor has a strong understanding and experience in process art, early childhood education, elementary education, and/or art education. The lead instructor is must be able to instruct groups in an effective manner.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Experience working with children ages 3 to 11 years in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge and experience with art materials of all kinds.
  • Education in fine arts, art education, education, or related field.
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Anticipated Start Date 06/05/2022


Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-06

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Student: Art Camp Instructor/Teacher (Summer)

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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