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Preschool Summer Camp Art Instructor - City of Kirkland ( Job # 19-0011)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $12.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $16.00 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


This position plans and teaches summer preschool art based camps for ages 3 to 4.5 years.  Camp activities include explorations in art using a variety of materials, games, stories, and outside play.  Research art projects, materials and supplies to create an innovative, sometimes messy, theme related camp format. Instructor must have a wild imagination, enjoy working with preschoolers, and be able to communicate effectively with parents.

Special Note

Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.  Final selection will not occur until after closing, screening and interviewing may commence prior to the closing date.

Hours of Work

Monday-Thursday mornings, June 24, 2019 - August 16, 2019. Training and camp set-up will begin the week of June 17th. Additional hours available to plan and prepare camp curriculum.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Must have knowledge in the skill or activity they will be instructing
  2. Must have or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification by start date. 
  3. Must successfully complete a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
  4. Must be age 18 or older
Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with preschool age children preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Work is performed in a community center setting, with high levels of noise and seasonal temperature extremes. Must have ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Must be able to walk, climb, bend, and stoop to complete tasks.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a criminal background check.


North Kirkland Community Center
12421 103rd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98033