Young Rembrandts - Rockford Drawing Instructor (Very Part-Time) Machesney Park, IL · Part time

Young Rembrandts is a national award-winning after school drawing program. Young Rembrandts - Rockford is seeking enthusiastic candidates who have experience working with groups of 10 or more children in Winnebago and Boone Counties in Illinois.

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(Updated: February 2024)


Do you enjoy working with children? Do you love to draw?


Young Rembrandts is a national award-winning after school drawing program. Our innovative step-by-step process teaches children basic drawing techniques. The curriculum encourages children to express their imaginations while improving motor skills, patience, focus, and ability to stay on task.


Young Rembrandts - Rockford is seeking enthusiastic candidates who have experience working with groups of 10 or more children. Drawing experience is preferred, but confidence and passion for creating art are equally considered. Young Rembrandts - Rockford provides paid training in the Young Rembrandts methodology and teaching technique. We also provide all lessons, supplies, and materials.


Young Rembrandts - Rockford offers classes in public and private schools at the end of the regular school day, as well as in park districts and preschools. As a Young Rembrandts Instructor, you must be available to teach a minimum of 2 afternoons each week during the school year. Classes are 1 hour long, and you must be available for 30 mins before and after class (2 hours total, exact timing dependent upon school dismissal time). Instructors are assigned to one or more schools per week (based on schedule).


Please be aware that the schedule for the after-school program is in line with the school calendar and primarily September - May.


Job requirements:

  • Age 18 years or older.
  • Illinois resident (required).
  • High School diploma or equivalent (required). Some college preferred.
  • Instruct and motivate students in the Young Rembrandts drawing curriculum.
  • Manage classroom instruction and behavior of up to 15 students as sole instructor.
  • Availability for a 2 hour shift between 1:30pm and 5:00pm at least 2 days per week (M-F).
  • Requires lifting / moving up to 40 pounds (in transporting classroom supplies).
  • Requires lifting chairs and moving tables (as needed) to arrange classroom space.
  • Attend monthly in-person staff meetings (paid).
  • Completion of I-9 to verify eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Any job offers will be contingent upon completion of a background check.
  • Valid Driver's License, proof of auto insurance, and your own reliable transportation.
  • Must be willing to complete Employment History Review per Faith's Law (IL Public Act 102-0676) as requested by each assigned school or district.
  • Must be willing to complete additional security protocol as required by assigned class. (e.g.: fingerprinting, additional training, etc. as requested by facility)


Please note that this is a VERY part-time position, approximately 3-8 hours per week, since only 1 after school class per day would be available. We do have a few summer opportunities, but our primary after-school program runs on the school calendar from September - May. 


To apply for this position, please indicate:

1.) Your availability to teach (both days of the week and times available),

2.) Your work experience with groups of children (professional or volunteer experience), and

3.) Your current zip code (to be used to evaluate shift availability in your area).


Please visit www.youngrembrandts.com to learn more about the Young Rembrandts method.


An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary

$17 - $17 per hour