Ceramics Teacher

The Brookline Arts Center (BAC) is seeking a pottery teacher to work with children, teens and adults starting this fall 2021. The teacher will be responsible for providing overall class goals and objectives, developing class content and curriculum with the Ceramics Technician, and providing a nurturing environment for students, while working with other ceramics staff to ensure the studio runs smoothly and efficiently.

The BAC’s popular ceramics classes focus on wheel-throwing and hand-building fundamentals, as well as patterns and decorative glazing techniques. We are looking for a teacher who enjoys working with children, teens, and adults to teach classes for all age groups.

Scheduling of classes can be flexible. During the fall, winter and spring, classes meet during the week in the mornings, after school, evenings, and Saturday and Sunday mornings. During the summer, we offer week-long intensives for middle and high school-aged children, as well as multiple evening adult classes.


  • Excellent knowledge of ceramics, including both wheel throwing and hand building techniques.
  • Experience teaching and creating curriculum for ceramics classes.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of general safety rules and basic first aid.
  • Professional and patient.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and individually.
  • Excellent Knowledge of safe ceramic materials and care of studio space.
  • BFA in Ceramics, Studio Art or Art Education preferred or equivalent work experience.

Please send resume and letter of interest to office@brooklineartscenter.com  Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please include “Ceramics Teacher” in the subject.

This is a part-time position.

Pay: $20/hour

The Brookline Arts Center is an equal opportunity organization committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its programs and employment. The BAC does not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Brookline Arts Center is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its programs and employment. We strongly encourage individuals of all backgrounds and abilities to apply.