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Summer 2021 Registration Opens at 9am Monday, May 3rd!

Job Opportunities

Do you have ideas for arts programming that you would like to instruct? Would you like to be a part of the fun and creative team at Woodlawn Arts Academy? Send your resume, cover letter and your completed employment application to:

Woodlawn Arts Academy
Program Coordinator
3807 Woodlawn Road
Sterling, IL 61081

Current Openings

Preschool Lead Teacher – Part-Time

The Woodlawn Preschool Academy Lead Teacher works under the Program Coordinator and directly supervises preschool students and supplementary staff in the classroom. This person creates and implements lesson plans for students 3-5 years of age. Classes are held mornings from 8:30-11:15am and possibly afternoons from noon to 2:45pm. Because Woodlawn Preschool Academy is an arts-based program, applicants should have knowledge and appreciation of the arts. This is a part-time position that may range from twenty (20) to thirty five (35) hours per week depending on enrollment, and the selected teacher will start immediately.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or elementary education preferred.
  • Associate’s degree plus successful early childhood experience required.
  • Must meet requirements for DCFS licensing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creates and implements lesson plans based on Creative Curriculum and the Common Core Standards.
  • Works daily with supplementary staff to implement arts-based lessons.
  • Maintains records and student information in an organized fashion.
  • Maintains classroom cleanliness and organization.
  • Assists with basic care needs for all students.
  • Attends and leads all after-school performances and activities.
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationships with students, parents and other staff.
  • Supervises and instructs assistant teachers and supplementary art staff.
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