Call For Youth Instructors | The Art Center Highland Park
Information about TAC
The Art Center, a not-for-profit organization, is the North Shore's home for artistic discovery and creative exploration. Through innovative programs, exhibitions, and classes designed for all levels and ages, The Art Center provides a welcoming space for our diverse communities to experience and participate in the arts.
Although predominantly focused on visual arts, TAC has expanded its mission to include arts in all forms such as writing, acting, and performance.
The Art Center is located in Highland Park, a 30-45 minute drive north of Chicago and is a 10-minute walk from the Highland Park UPN Metra Train stop.
TAC Youth Programming
TAC currently offers youth classes in the following media: ceramics, painting and drawing, mosaics, and mixed media.
During the Fall, Winter, and Spring Terms, Youth classes take place between 4-6 pm on weekdays and all day on Saturdays. Summer youth programming includes Summer Camps and Youth Classes.
TAC is currently looking for Teaching Artists and Arts Educators to facilitate youth classes with children ages 6-14. All media is accepted, but with a special interest in teachers versed in mixed media, sculpture, digital arts, and performance arts.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have at least 2-years' experience working with youth or teaching youth
- Have a Bachelor's degree in arts or higher or equivalent experience in an arts field
- Having 3 years or more experience teaching youth arts a plus
- be excited about the arts and youth education
Pay is commensurate with experience. TAC does not compensate for travel time.
Covid-19 Safety and Youth Student Safety
All TAC youth instructors must pass a background check and complete 1.5 hours of paid training before starting classes. As of August 31, 2021, TAC is requiting proof of Covid-19 Vaccination or Medical exemption with weekly Covid-19 tests from all students, staff, and faculty. Masks are required in the building regardless of vaccination status.
Please send your resume or direct any questions to the director of education, Mairin Hartt. No calls, please.