The Emerson is looking for high school-aged students who would like to build their leadership skills by assisting our lead teachers during Summer Art Camps!

Responsibilities include:

  • Encourage children’s comprehension of multiple art mediums
  • Engage with children during breaks & lunch
  • Assist with project prep & clean up
  • Aid children and instructors in following
  • COVID 19 safety protocols
  • Have fun and be a positive role model



  • Experience working with children-preferred
  • Attentive & responsible
  • Flexible
  • High level of communication
  • Respectful and courteous towards teachers, students, and parents
  • Extremely reliable
  • Observe Emerson health safety protocols
  • Attend training session in May.


Time Commitment:

  • Monday – Friday|8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Camps run June 14 – August 20, ten weeks total. (Apply for 4 or more weeks)



  • Gain a working knowledge of elementary art instruction and leadership skills
  • Great resume builder
  • Support the Emerson and become involved in our community
  • Weekly stipend of $150

Deadline for Applications: Monday, March 22, 2021. Interviews will be scheduled after school starting March 29.

For questions and to submit the following application, please email


The Emerson is a hub of arts and culture in the Bozeman community. Located one block south of Main St. in a historic school house, the Emerson offers quality art education programming to all ages, year-round.

We are currently looking for full time art instructors to teach our Summer Camps for kids ages 5 – 13. Our summer camps run ten continuous weeks starting June 14 – August 20.

Teachers with experience in a variety of sculptural medias are encouraged to apply.  The right candidate will be able to create diverse, age-appropriate, art education curriculum that complements our weekly themes.

Wage $15 – $20/ hour DOE.



  • Degree in Art Education, Studio Arts, Design or equivalent teaching experience.
  • Schedule:  FULL TIME: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm with a 30 minute lunch break, June 14 – August 20. Camps are in session 9am – 4pm each day.
  •  Ability to create dynamic art education curriculums for youth of all ages.
  • Competence instructing on relevant artistic processes, while managing up to 11 children at once, in a safe and controlled atmosphere.
  • Able to manage a team of high school interns who serve as summer camp support staff.
  • Timeliness, passion, and patience are a must.
  • Must be able to start the week of June 14 with additional training days in March/ April.


To Apply:

Please submit resume, cover letter, and a sample of one of your designed curriculums via email to
Only complete emailed applications will be accepted.
This position will remain open until filled.

Application review will begin on March 22, 2021.