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Lead Teacher/Instructor

IN-SHOP LEAD TEACHER (Thursday-Sunday)

Pay Range:

In-shop teaching/work paid at $19-22/hour 

We are looking for our next great in-shop teacher! If you are passionate about kids and crafts, this is the perfect opportunity to earn extra cash while doing what you love. This job is for someone who super loves kids (ages 4-12) and is a host with the most. You’ll take care of the shop and teach a combination of our Maker Club Open Workshop sessions and facilitate birthday parties. You know your way around craft supplies and even better if you can work a bandsaw. You are a real people person and enjoy creating memorable experiences. Must be super reliable and consistent. Kids are counting on you. 

Candidates must be available for all of the following hours:

  • Thursday: 12:30-5:30pm
  • Fridays: 12:30-5:30pm
  • Saturdays: 9:30-4:30pm
  • Sundays: 9:30-1pm

APPROX: 21 hours/week

One hour/sick pay for every 30 worked

Begin ASAP

Contract: Continuing



Additional Functions: 

  • Ability to adapt quickly to children’s needs 
  • Fun, energetic, and positive affect 
  • Knowledge of best practices in arts education 
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and support 
  • Stay aware of current programming and be able to “sell” our clients 


  • 2 + years of experience working with children in a creative setting (visual arts education background a plus) 
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • First Aid/CPR certified (we can help with this) 
  • CBI background check 
  • 21+ years old 
  • Physical 
    • Be able to lift 50 lbs 
    • Be able to walk, bend, stand, sit on the floor with children 
    • for up to 8 hour day 
    • Be able to respond in an emergency physically 
    • Understand the risk of exposure to blood and bodily fluid 
    • and use universal precautions in such situations

Declaration: The previous description of duties and responsibilities is not a complete description. Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as needed. 

Nuts & Bolts

We’re here to make working with kids joyful & fulfilling

We’ll pay for you to be CPR/First Aid certified!

Must pass a state and national fingerprint background check.

Potential for year-round employment.

Must be comfortable utilizing a range of materials, tools (power included), and techniques.

We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. There’s no place for hate here at C&A.

Please only apply if you are able to work at least 90% of any contract. Consistency is key.

How To Apply

We want to get to know you

1. In an email, tell us about a defining moment when you were working with kids. How did it impact you, make you think, bring you joy, etc?

2. Attach your resume and contact info

. Please put the job title you are applying for in the subject line.

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