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Arts and Crafts Instructor

Surrey, BC
Part Time
3 days ago

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Employment Status

Non-Union Instructor - Auxiliary


The City of Surrey's Community Recreation Services Department is currently recruiting for auxiliary recreation Program Instructors to enthusiastically organize and lead a series of Art Classes. This opportunity requires an upbeat, responsible individual with a background in Art/Music.


    • Teach a variety of arts and crafts activities through exercises and games (drawing, painting, cartooning, clay, mixed media). • Develop, plan, organize and facilitate art classes for beginner to intermediate levels. • Instructing, motivating, and inspiring students in their pursuit of artistic excellence. • Facilitate a hands on educational and fun experience while maintaining a safe and inclusive environment. • Engaging the learners in differentiated learning experiences according to the range of skill levels. • Plan and deliver enjoyable, structured activities. • Perform housekeeping task and put away equipment. • Communicate with parents.


    • Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by some post-secondary education from a recognized institution or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience. • Current Emergency First Aid with CPR-C and AED certification. • Minimum of one year of experience as an instructor teaching art. Experience with different art mediums is considered an asset. • High-Five Certification or willingness to obtain within the first six months. • Experience working with Children aged 6-12. • Excellent leadership, organizational and customer service skills. • Creative and energetic teaching style where the children are engaged and actively.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check. Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Please note: All City of Surrey employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the City of Surrey. Employees without proof of vaccination are required to participate in the City's Rapid Testing Program and are responsible for all associated costs.

Learn more about the Employee, Volunteer and Contractor COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until January 28, 2022.

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