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Summer Art Educators


Southern Vermont Arts Center seeks art educators to lead children’s summer day camps in our classrooms, our theater and outdoors on our 100-acre campus. We welcome applicants with strengths in visual arts, performing arts, crafts and more.

• Demonstrate a thoughtful, warm, energetic approach in an active, fast-paced camp environment
• Engage all campers with exciting curriculum tied to learning goals
• Possess classroom and/or art center teaching experience (certification preferred)
• Exhibit flexibility in meeting the needs of diverse learners
• Demonstrate a sincere interest in the artistic development and social-emotional welfare of each camper
• Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior in dealings with campers, parents, staff and museum visitors
• Provide background check
• Provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination; conduct camp according to current guidance re: best practices for COVID-19 risk management

Application should include:
• Title and description of a five-day-long camp, a minimum of six hours per day, including theme, lesson plans, materials and student age range
• Resume and cover letter
• Contact information for two professional references
• Dates available during June, July and August 2022

Submit materials to Erin Kaufman, SVAC Manager of Education, at Please contact Erin with questions by email or phone at 802-367-1306.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2022

SVAC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

About SVAC:
The Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) is a multidisciplinary arts organization in Manchester, VT with a mission to promote and nurture the arts. SVAC strives to provide opportunities for local and regional artists, to introduce the wider community to artwork and performances of national relevance, and to engage diverse audiences. To do this, SVAC creates a community space for the arts through concerts and performances in the Louise Arkell Pavilion as well as classes, workshops, and camps for adults and youth in the Hay Madeira Education Studios; trails throughout its 100-acre campus and the Stroup Family Sculpture Park; and through exhibitions and events at Yester House and the Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum.

For volunteer and internship opportunities, please visit our Volunteer/Intern page.