Visual Arts Instructors

Organization: 

North Vancouver Recreation & Culture

Deadline: 

Open until filled

Organization Description: 

The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission was established in 1971 as a partnership between the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver and we are proud to have served one of Canada's most active and healthy communities for more than 45 years. 

Our mission is to build healthy individuals, families and communities and we know that recreation and culture are vital to the overall health, wellness and creativity of our community. That's why we provide and facilitate quality municipal recreation and culture programs, services and events that enhance the quality of life for all North Vancouver residents.

We operate 10 Community Recreation Centres, the North Vancouver Tennis Centre and the North Shore’s largest performing arts theatre - Centennial Theatre. We also manage room and venue bookings for facilities, fields, and outdoor spaces across North Vancouver.

We promote creativity, celebrate diversity and contribute to North Vancouver’s unique sense of place through the provision of cultural services that include: a comprehensive Arts & Culture Grants program; cultural planning resources; and a public art program.

Website: 

http://www.nvrc.ca

Job Description: 

North Vancouver and Recreation and Culture is proud of the quality programs they offer and the fun atmosphere staff enjoy while working with children, youth and adults of all abilities!

We are currently looking for Visual Arts Instructors to lead programs for adults and children in a variety of art mediums.

Responsibilities: 

Plan and instruct art classes for adults and children. Work in a creative environment utilizing your communication, leadership and people skills. Plan developmentally appropriate activities and maintain a safe environment where students are engaged and can expand their interest in art.

Qualifications: 

SKILLS REQUIRED:
• In-depth knowledge of techniques and processes in your art medium
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong planning and organizational skills 
• Ability to create and implement lesson plans
• Ability to build a rapport with students, parents of students, and staff
• Ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Candidates must have a degree or diploma in Visual Arts OR 2 years of Visual Arts education and related work experience. Some previous teaching experience is an asset.

All instructors working with children are required to hold a current First Aid Certificate and obtain High Five: Principles of Healthy Child Development training.

CURRENT OPENINGS:
Parkgate Community Centre
Acrylic Painting School Age Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm
Acrylic Painting Adults Tuesdays 7:00-9:00pm


Shifts include additional preparation and clean up time. 

While these are our immediate needs, we are looking to expand our team and Visual Arts program offerings across the organization. Please apply if you have an art medium you wish to share.

All employees should be prepared to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Record Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment. Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.

How to Apply: 

APPLY ONLINE AT: www.nvrc.ca/employment - Competition #1794

Remuneration: 

$32-$35/hour, based on training & experience, plus 4% in lieu of benefits

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