Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Youth/Toddler Pottery Instructor

Location: Jefferson
Job Code: 1567
# of openings: 1


ARC, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, is looking for a Youth/Toddler Pottery Instructor. We are in search of a new pottery instructor who can teach youth, tot/parent, and kindergarten pottery classes. The same instructor is wanted to teach pottery camps during the summer. Instructor is responsible for planning and conducting specialized skill acquisition classes. These classes are conducted in a recreation center setting.

The following duty example is descriptive of the key responsibilities in the various skill areas that utilize Class Instructors in the techniques of pottery:
 - Wheel-Instruct students in centering, pulling 8” cylinder, closing of form, trimming (camps only)
 - Hand building-Instruct students in the use of pinch, coil and slab methods using a slab roller and extruder
 - Glazing-Instruct students in techniques of pouring, dipping, painting and spraying of bisque-ware and knowledge of gas & electric kilns


Location:  Jefferson Community Center

Schedule:  Thursdays

Start date:  Immediate

End date:  Ongoing

Pay range:  $18-$22 hourly DOE



  • Over 18 years of age 
  • High school Diploma or equivalent six months or related vocational, administrative, or technical training past high school
  • One year of full time experience in pottery instruction
  • Ability to work well and communicate with young children and their parents 
  • Ability to plan age appropriate engaging activities
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid photo ID
  • Must sign up for direct deposit with either checking or savings account or Payroll Paycard


Who May Apply:  This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications.  ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences.  Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided upon request.  Please call (206) 615-0110 to request accommodations.


Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received. 

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