Job Opportunities

Summer Camp Instructor for Ages 4-5

The Carrollwood Cultural Center is looking for enthusiastic, creative, and attentive arts instructors for our phenomenal summer camp program. Our camp provides a high-quality educational and recreational experience for campers through art, music, theatre, and dance that keep Center families returning every summer.

To succeed as a camp instructor to the 4-5 year old class, one should be upbeat, decisive, and responsible and have extensive experience teaching this age group. Expectations include supervising campers to ensure their safety, teach the children arts lessons in accordance with the weekly themes, respond to incidents such as behavioral or accidents appropriately, log events and maintain records relating to activities, and encourage students to grow. Instructor will discuss and report camper participation concerns with the education director. Instructors should be a role model by maintaining positivity, be proactive, and caring while focusing on giving campers a fun, safe, and unforgettable camp experience.

Hire is an independent contractor.

Summer Camp Arts Instructor Responsibilities:

  • Lead instructor for the 4-5 year-old classroom.
  • Keep campers safe.
  • Supervise, lead, and support campers as they participate in age-appropriate activities.
  • Be prepared, be punctual, be a role model
  • Work with other camp staff to plan and coordinate Show & Shares.
  • Monitor campers to ensure compliance with camp rules and prevent accidents.
  • Clean, maintain, and ensure proper use of camp facilities and equipment.
  • Report and record details of incidents, such as accidents or rule violations with the education director.
  • Memorize all emergency procedures and enforce camp rules.
  • Participate in camp staff meetings.

Summer Camp Arts Instructor Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, equivalent, or higher.
  • Experience working in camps with children or with specific activities preferred.
  • First aid, CPR, and additional training beneficial.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • High level of responsibility and accountability.
  • Upbeat engaging personality.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

Process for Applying:

  • Provide a resume with credentials and three references.
  • Provide proof of teaching certification
  • Provide lesson plan examples
  • An instructor must be Level II certified to teach camp

Send all requirements to Katie Castonguay, Education Director at [email protected] 

(Updated March 30, 2021)

Arts & Culture Instructor

The Carrollwood Cultural Center is seeking part-time arts and culture instructors for its year-round programming.

The Center is equipped with studio space for art (painting, drawing, etc.), ceramics studio, computer-based programs, dance, music, and theatre, in addition to several multi-purpose rooms for other classroom-orientated courses like a foreign language, creative writing, yoga, and Tai Chi. The Center offers a multitude of in-person and virtual sessions. Several classes have been part of the curriculum since 2008.

Classes are offered for all ages ranging from 3 to 103. All instructors are background checked. Any instructors applying to work with minors must be Level II certified.

Process for Applying

Click here to review our current educational programming and familiarize yourself with the classes we offer before inquiring. 

Please email Education Director Katie Castonguay at [email protected] with the requested information below to request scheduling an interview.

1.) A resume with credentials and three references.

2.) Provide the specified age range for your proposed class. An instructor must be Level II certified to teach a children’s class or workshop.

3.) Provide two options for the time and day of your proposed class (for example Mondays at 3 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5 p.m.) and specify dates for the class. Provide the ideal duration for each class meeting (for example 45 minutes per class meeting).

4.) Write a description of the class. Provide a list of any necessary materials and set up for the class whether provided by the instructor or students. 

5.) Why do you think your class or workshop would be a good fit with the Center’s current educational offerings?