Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 65-85 per visit
  • Part Time



Job Title: Children's Wearable Arts Instructor

Department: Center for Family Life

Reports to: Yael Kahn Pinto, Director, Center for Family Life

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date: 2/21/23

Job Overview:

The Center for Family Life seeks an experienced, highly creative, passionate, and reliable arts educator to lead after school Jewelry Making and/or Fashion Design classes for children ages 5-12 years. Candidates should possess curiosity and understanding, if not deep knowledge, of jewelry making and/or clothing design and execution, with a commitment to helping children develop their artistic skills and knowledge through hands-on inquiry.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about educating children in the arts and will be a skilled communicator, guided by a desire to listen to and speak compassionately with both children and adults. This instructor will honor children as independent, capable thinkers through child-directed and experiential approaches to learning.

This position will begin in September 2023.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Explain principles, techniques, and safety procedures to students, and demonstrate proper handling of art materials, tools, and equipment, including cleanup
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet the students' varying needs, interests, and developmental levels
  • Prepare and teach sequential skill-building class activities, with room for individualized study based on children's levels and interests
  • Prepare art materials and classroom


  • Minimum of two years relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge of a variety of art styles, illustration, equipment, and terminology
  • Availability one or two afternoon weekdays, between 3:00 and 6:00

Hourly Range: $65-$85/session, commensurate with experience

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Kerin Robins, Program Manager, (

Diversity is a core value of The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. Building an inclusive, high-performing team that is diverse across lines of personal identity is integral to our success and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We actively strive and evolve to develop and maintain workspaces that are fully inclusive.

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