Wanted: Substitute Art Instructor 
Salary:  $12.00 – $15.00 per hour
Reports to: Program Supervisor
Position Location: Los Angeles, Culver City and San Pedro 


Job Responsibilities: The Sub Art Instructor provides support for the Four Art Centers throughout LA but will primarily assist in staffing our San Pedro, CA site. Responsibilities: Work one-on-one with adult students with developmental disabilities to create their own unique artwork for sale at our downtown LA gallery and in other exhibition venues.  Instructor will function in several media of artistic expression in addition to a concentration in at least one art specialty area to create successful projects with our students. Give instruction in the proper use of materials, care, and protection of art work, production of saleable art, and help consumers to become proficient in at least one art media. Ensure the safe use of equipment, including basic safety measures to be used when working with various tools, machines, and materials, safe lifting procedures, etc. Responsibilities also include ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our students, and helping to maintain an overall enjoyable studio for all participants. Knowledge and interest in contemporary art needed. Instructor will implement artistic, educational, and behavioral treatment plans monthly. The position entails working with a several developmentally disabled clients at a time in a fun and energetic atmosphere.


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and technical skills in one art area.   Six months related experience.  Knowledge and interest in contemporary art needed. Must have a portfolio of finished work.  Experience with the developmentally disabled community is highly preferred, but not required. Must have a reliable/insured vehicle, driver’s license and pass background check.


Send your resume, cover letter and images to: 

HR@ecf.net & gallery@ecf.net 

For large or several images please upload to file share application and share download link or convert to .zip file. Please do not call.  We will contact you if we are interested in interviewing 


ECF Art Centers is an adult program of the Exceptional Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1946 to help children, students and adults with special needs reach their greatest potential. We provide studio space, art supplies and mentorship to artists living with intellectual disabilities. We presently operate four art centers in the greater Los Angeles area. ECF Art Centers staff are tirelessly committed to giving all of our artists the highest level of training and professional representation.


Please go to our website to get know us: WWW.ARTCENTERECF.ORG and our gallery website is: WWW.DACGALLERY.COM

We are a non-profit, but the environment is creative and we allow a lot of freedom with our projects. We are looking for working artists with an extensive portfolio.  A primary part of our consideration will be based on your portfolio. Gallery experience, graphic design and photo editing skills are a plus!