Adult Course Instructor (Painting)

Date Posted: Mar 20, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2017
Start Date: Apr 17, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline:
Term: Part-time
Career Level:

Organization Description

AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario
There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Transformed by internationally celebrated architect Frank Gehry, the AGO is now welcoming the world to an extraordinary new home for extraordinary art. As a new model for art museums, the AGO is becoming the imaginative centre of our city and province, a leading cultural destination and innovative partner in the celebration of art! Consider the AGO if you are looking for an organization that: •Celebrates art in all that they do •Believes the visitor experience is paramount •Listens and contributes to our communities •Stands for creativity, innovation and ongoing learning •Is committed to the highest professional and ethical standards •Fosters respect and recognition for employees, volunteers, members and donors If you are creative, innovative and thrive on bringing art and diverse communities together, explore the opportunities available on our website.

Job Description

At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), it is our Mission to bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. As one of the most distinguished art museums in North America, we celebrate creativity and diversity, advocate for artists and shape the conversation about art in our local and international communities. We connect to the world through collaborative and innovative partnerships which provide opportunities to share fresh ideas and discover new voices. Our Vision: We will become the imaginative centre of our city and province. We will be welcoming to our visitors, inspiring for our audiences and innovative in the ways we gather people together to create community through art. We will become a preferred cultural partner for artistic visionaries from all over the world. The AGO is committed to recruiting a diverse and collaborative workforce, who exemplify our mission, vision and values and will thrive in a dynamic environment. Reporting to the Manager, Adult Learning & Residency Programs, the Adult Course Instructor will conduct art courses while demonstrating and discussing the techniques and materials particular relevant to the target audience and to the course medium (painting).


You will need to have comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated experience working with the appropriate subject matter (painting) for the sessions as well as the relevant conceptual background, techniques, materials and practices for instructing in those subjects. You will also need to have comprehensive knowledge and directly related experience with teaching methodologies, techniques and practices, as well as demonstrated teaching experience relevant to adults as required by the course. Well-developed interpersonal, public relations, and verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to work well as part of an instructional team are also integral to this position.

Additional Info:

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply. Please visit our website at to complete your online application. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

How to Apply:

Apply online at

Contact Info:

Name: Nathalie Sato
Telephone: 416-979-6660
Telephone Ext.: 426


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