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Community Services Assistant 5 - School Programs And Art Education

Surrey, BC
Part Time
6 days ago
Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Auxiliary.


Are you an exceptional art educator who is passionate about engaging young artists?

Surrey Art Gallery is seeking a senior education specialist responsible for delivering, organizing, and developing school education programs at the Gallery. Working with the Gallery education staff and volunteers, this position will develop, research, and deliver engaging inquiry-based education programs for young people: kindergarten to grade seven. In addition, the Art Education Specialist takes responsibility for the maintenance of program supplies, studio facility, and equipment. Our ideal candidate will be an engaging presenter with demonstrated pedagogical knowledge and practice in informal learning environments.

This position is an auxiliary position, typically working 12-14 hours per week on Thursdays and Fridays, 9am to 3pm, during the school year (additional teaching opportunities are also often available if desired).


    • Plan, implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on inquiry-based education programs for exhibitions of contemporary art. • Provide high level quality programs as a program specialist in art education. • Researches, develops, and presents training and information in art education specialty. • Assists in planning and implementing of staff and volunteer training, as required. • Develop reference tools and documents such as Teachers Guides. • Ensures the facility, programs, and equipment are safe and hazard-free. • Manages the ordering and monitoring of supplies and monitors expenditures. • Ensures that City of Surrey policies and procedures are followed in relation to duties.

    • Experience facilitating participants with disabilities and different learning styles. • Adept at developing and delivering art programs that integrate complex concepts and themes. • The ability to teach a variety of art media: i.e., drawing, painting, sculpture, and hand-built ceramics. • Well developed classroom management and knowledge of art studio practices.


    • Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by a degree/diploma in a discipline relevant to the specialty from a recognized post-secondary institution. • 2 years progressively responsible experience in area of specialty, or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience. • Emergency First Aid with CPR certificate or acceptable equivalent. • A valid BC Driver's License with a safe driving history.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

Those interested in learning more can contact Surrey Art Gallery at .

Other Information

Number of Job Openings: 1

Pay Grade: Schedule "D"

Hourly Rate: $29.47

Internal applicants will be screened based on the qualifications listed in the class specification.

The class specification for this job can be found here :

Hiring Manager: Alison Rajah @ (604) 501-5550

Recruiter: Cristina Moncada @ (604) 591-4724

HR will be in contact with you If you are required to test for this competition.

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Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until August 15, 2022.

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