Teaching at Quest Art School

Interested applicants should mail or email their resume and teaching proposal to:

Ruth Hurdle, education@questart.ca 

 Quest Art, 333 King Street, Midland, ON L4R 3M7


Quest Art School + Gallery is seeking energetic and creative individuals that are practicing artists or have a passion for art to join our educational program instructor team.  The Artist Instructor will report to the Education Officer.  The ideal candidates for these positions will have experience working with children and youth in an education capacity and have visual arts experience.  Artist Instructors are required to teach studio-based programs (such as camps, art classes, family classes) both in studio and outreach locations.  The main area of responsibility is to teach children and youth a variety of approaches to art making, employing a wide range of media.  Instructors should be comfortable instructing students of various ages (6-18).  This is a part-time contract position with hours as agreed and scheduled.


  • Visual arts experience (including experience working with a variety of art mediums)

  • Enrolled in or completed college or university level diploma or degree in the visual arts is an asset

  • Experience teaching in-class with children

  • Punctual, adaptable and flexible with strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills

  • Willingness to travel (some programs are off-site)

  • A valid driver’s licence and on-going access to a working vehicle

  • A current criminal record check and vulnerable sector screening

  • First Aid Certification is an asset

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis.


Although we appreciate all applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  



The Adult Education Program at Quest is always looking for professional artists to teach and mentor artists at different stages of their practice.


Artist instructors are asked to teach in the area of their expertise to increase student's knowledge of material handling, principles and elements of design, the business of art, and image or concept development.  


We are always looking for proposals from professional artists who work in a variety of mediums for daytime & evening classes, as well as 1 day or 2 day weekend workshops and 1 week intensives through the summer.


Proposals must include:


  • a class outline of your program

  • an artist curriculum vitae outlining relevant work and teaching experience

  • dates available for program delivery

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