Community Class Instructor

 
 
 
 
 
 

In- or After- School Instructor

 
 

Do you have a skill or two and a desire to share your knowledge with others?

WonderArts facilitates a variety of adult and family-friendly community classes throughout Craftsbury, Greensboro and the greater Hardwick area. These classes emphasize whole-body wellness by providing opportunities for creative expression and experiential learning. Community Class Instructors are responsible for planning and implementing their own curriculum.

Some previous examples of Community Classes include:

  • painting and drawing

  • basketry

  • ceramics

  • indigo-dyeing

  • printmaking

  • book making

  • mosaics

  • clothes mending

  • making mozzarella

  • DIY firecider

  • oil infusions and salve making

If you are interested in leading a Community Class please contact Skye Livingston at skye@wonderartsvt.org or call (802) 533-93709


Do you have a passion for teaching kids through experiential education and the arts? 

WonderArts reaches kids in pre-k classes and after-school programs at multiple elementary schools in the greater Hardwick area. These fun and engaging classes emphasize whole-body wellness by providing necessary creative, healthy, or outdoor enrichment. Students are introduced to new materials, skills and ideas while developing their abilities to problem solve, make things or get active!

Have an idea for a class you'd like to teach? We are always accepting proposals for future classes! Please reach out to Skye Livingston with your proposal. 

Position

Reporting to the Executive Director and Program Coordinator, Instructors are responsible for planning and implementing their own curriculum, including teaching lessons, facilitating activities, and bringing their own materials for classes.  

Employment

Instructor positions are contract-specific positions available at a part time level. Instructors are independent contractors who submit an invoice for services and receive a 1099 at the end of the year. Instructors run off-site activities at schools and community venues. Instructors are eligible for mileage reimbursement. This position is for 1.5 - 5 hours a week, depending upon availability and schedule. Multiple contracted positions are available. Current schools include Lakeview Elementary, Hardwick Elementary, Craftsbury Academy, Wolcott Elementary, Woodbury Elementary and Albany Community School. Current pre-k sites include Craftsbury Pre-K, Saplings Community Care Center and 4 Seasons of Early Learning.

Qualifications

BA/BS preferred (but not required) in education, child development, dance/music/arts/theater or related field 

Experience working with kids in education, human services, private and/or after-school and/or summer camp instruction

Experience working with underserved populations

Background check and fingerprinting required

How to Apply

Send application, resume, and three references via email to: jobs@wonderartsvt.org


Americorps VISTA

The Spark Education & Outreach Coordinator VISTA has a significant role in developing, coordinating, and building youth programming, mentorship opportunities, and volunteer systems. The VISTA builds relationships within the community and supports staff and Spark Crew members in collecting data, identifying community needs, and building systems to address these needs. There are 3 major activities that this role supports: entrepreneurship opportunities for students, technical assistance and tutoring for students outside of schools, and collaborating with schools and community partners to create opportunities for students to engage in expanded learning opportunities that connect with their personalized learning plans. In addition, the VISTA has the opportunity to develop programs and events, evaluate systems, and engage 1-on-1 with students and adults.

This position has been filled!