General Arts Instructor (temporary)

Positions available: June 17-28

The experience of art viewing and art making come together at the Delaware Art Museum’s summer art camp program! The Museum’s summer art program for children ages 6 – 12 provides professional instruction and a creative experience in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists will explore drawing, painting, ceramics, and more in the Bank of America Education Wing studios, the Museum’s galleries, and the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Camp is full-day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Delaware Art Museum seeks a General Arts Instructor for its summer art camp program to plan and lead projects for campers ages 6 – 12 for the camp sessions “Young Illustrators: What Might You Do?”, connecting the Museum’s illustration collection and special exhibition of artist Christian Robinson. Camp Instructors are responsible for designing lesson plans and conducting art projects that foster a fun and creative learning environment for the campers. The General Arts Instructor is not responsible for ceramics lessons. Additionally, Instructors act as mentors to the Museum’s teen counselors who assist the Instructors and campers throughout the program. The position is available July 17 – 28. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break.


  • BA/BFA or MA/MFA in studio art or art education; or equivalent of experience
  • Prior experience teaching art to children in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in a variety of artistic mediums
  • Ability to work with a wide range of ages and backgrounds
  • Ability to modify teaching strategies to optimize learning
  • Good classroom management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion for teaching art to children

Pay rate: $30/hr.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and images of student work to Human Resource at