Arlington Center for the Arts

20 Academy Street
Arlington, MA 02476

Date Posted:
April 04, 2022

Eastern Massachusetts



Music Teacher - Summer Art Camp 2022

During the summer vacation season, Arlington Center for the Arts offers a variety of fun, creative arts programs for kindergarteners through teenagers. 

Our camps value imagination, artistic exploration and self-expression.
The camp runs Monday – Friday, beginning on June 27th and ending on September 2nd. 

Teachers are hired on a weekly basis and are not expected to teach all summer, although we prefer our instructors to teach 3 weeks or more each summer. We are currently seeking Performing Arts Teachers for the following roles:

Vacation Arts Camp: full day position teaching music or movement/dance for grades 1-6, based on a weekly theme

The Teacher will prepare performing arts activities each week based on the weekly theme. They are responsible for lesson planning, submitting materials on time, classroom management, and facilitating a creative space that is welcoming and supportive to children of all backgrounds and abilities.

For more information about our camp programs, please visit:

At least two years of experience teaching art with children ages 5-18 (schools, art centers, community centers, museums, etc.)

Organizational skills in the classroom and in lesson preparation

Refined classroom/behavior management skills

Strength in engaging students of all abilities in movement activities

Enthusiasm for the arts

Inclusive mindset

Outgoing, demonstrates preparedness, problem-solver, good communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines

How To Apply:

Please send your resume and a draft lesson plan to If selected for an interview, we will require 3 references, proof of immunization and covid vaccination.

Please limit resumes to 2 pages maximum.

Hourly rate is $18-24/hr based on experience and performance. Teachers receive 1 hour of paid prep each day and have 1 hour unpaid lunch each day.

Apply by:
May 13, 2022
About this Organization:

The Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) is a private nonprofit organization that transforms lives and builds community through the arts by:

• providing opportunities for creative expression by children and teens through camps and classes that foster skill-building, instill confidence, and promote teamwork;

• nurturing leadership development in teens and young adults through hands-on work experience in ACA camp programs;

• offering classes and workshops for adult learners who want to grow their artistic practice and connect with community in a dynamic and supportive environment;

• cultivating a cultural hub where local artists can create and share their work;

• collaborating with other arts organizations and nonprofits as well as town agencies and local businesses to make Arlington a cultural destination; and

• enriching community-life through exhibits, performances, and signature events like Arlington Open Studios, Porchfest, and the Jug Band Festival.