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Lead Teacher/Instructor

School-Based Enrichment & In-Shop Programs 2022-2023 School Year

Pay Range:

$50-60 per contact hour for school-based enrichments

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

The ideal candidate is available at least two afternoons/week. 

We are hiring part-time enrichment and in-shop instructors for the 2022-2023 school year! If you are passionate about kids and crafts, this is the perfect opportunity to earn extra cash while doing what you love. 

Teach our incredibly popular Craftsman & Apprentice curriculum in a K-5 setting. We will provide all the materials, tools, supplies, and support to ensure that each class is a fantastic experience.

Teachers will travel to schools in the Denver area to provide after-school enrichments M-Th for kids ages 5-12. Exact hours and contract duration are determined by location. Typically, 8-12 week sessions.

*Curriculum/supply pick-up once/week at our main location. 

Teachers typically teach 2-8 classes/week.

Additional opportunity to pick up school break camp days, birthday parties, summer, and weekend classes.

One hour/PTO for every 30 worked

Most classes begin in Sept.  Must be able to commit 100% of classes in any series. 

Contract: Continuing

Community Program Manager

Pay: $22-24/hour

  • PTO: 1 hour/30 worked
  • 25-32 hours/week (possibility for full time as programs grow)
  • *can be a mix of in-shop, off-site, and remote
  • Occasional weekends/evenings
  • Must have availability to work afternoon hours during the school year (2-5pm)
  • Opportunity for bonuses as you grow our partnership program

As the community program manager, you will be responsible for overseeing our rapidly growing community-based programming. You have a deep love and respect for children and will work to ensure that every kiddo has an excellent experience when in the care of our team. This includes all off-site programs: school-based enrichment, summer camp partners, libraries, museum, and private clients. You are good with people, are able to create systems, schedules, policies, and procedures that allow our teachers to their best work. You are highly organized and can manage a team of up to 15 instructors. This includes teacher support and communication and learning the ins and outs of multiple organizations. Material support and occasional substitute teaching are also part of the job. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Outreach and program booking/contracting
  • Hiring instructors
  • Onboarding instructors
  • Scheduling instructors
  • Collaborate with Program Director to ensure that instructors have all materials, curriculum, and resources to do their best work
  • Support instructors through coaching, occasional subbing
  • Ensure compliance with all site rules and regulations
  • Prepare materials

Comfortable with Tech Use:

  • Quickbooks
  • Sawyer (client booking software)
  • Gmail
  • Canva (digital design)
  • Shopify (website and shop)
  • Homebase (staff scheduling and time cards)
  • Asana (project and tasks management)

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

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