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Posted: Monday, February 19, 2018 12:06 AM


Kidstreet Summer Camp at Lillstreet Art Center

Lillstreet Art Center is hiring camp teachers and assistants for 2018 Summer Camp season. Our art camps begin the week of June 11 and run through the week of August 27.

This year, Lillstreet will host more than 200 different camps over a twelve-week period. We provide a wide variety of art experiences for children of all skill levels, ages 3 to 18 years. We are seeking qualified individuals who work within the arts and have a passion for and experience working with children.

Lillstreet offers full-day and half-day camps that run 9am-3:30pm, 9am-1pm and 1:30-4:30pm every week day. All applicants must be available from 8:30am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Click here to view our 2018 camp offerings.

Timeline for Applications:

February 19: Application Deadline

February 19 - March 1: Review Process

March 7-16: Interviews

March 19: Acceptance Notifications

Skills & Qualifications:

Camp Teacher

Bachelor’s Degree in Art, Education or related field

Or 2 years of an undergraduate arts or education program

Experience teaching and managing children (ages 3 - 18) in an artistic setting

Knowledge of and experience in applicable camp medium (clay, drawing, painting, metalsmithing, sewing, digital arts or other mixed-media)

Must be able to create and provide in-depth lesson plans and communicate supply requests to Department Director by a given deadline.

Excellent communication skills

Responsible and able to follow studio rules and guidelines

Quick thinking, flexible and highly engaging in a classroom setting

Reliable and punctual

Must be available to teach 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Camp Assistant

Experience in clay, drawing, painting, metalsmithing, sewing, digital arts and other mixed-media.

Experience working with children ages 3-18

Reliable and punctual

Ability to organize and help set up and clean up for camp

Must be available to assist 8:30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday


Requirements for Application:

Valid Driver License or State ID


Cover Letter (please include the week(s) you are available for employment. All teachers and assistants must commit to the entire week.)

Link to website or online images of your work and/or student work

Apply to

Subject Line: “Summer Camp Teacher” or “Summer Camp Assistant”

No phone calls or drop-in applicants will be considered

All candidates must pass a background check

• Location: Chicago

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