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Museum To Go Educator

This is a part-time position responsible for the teaching the educational components for Museum To Go (MTG) outreach program. This position is in the Education Department, and reports to the Museum To Go Coordinator.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bridge that gap between the classroom and the Museum experience through implementing museum provided lesson plans out into the Stark County 4th grade classroom.
  • Work directly with the MTG Coordinator to learn how to teach 4th grade arts-immersion and common core curriculum lesson plans utilizing works of art from the museum’s permanent collection incorporating a virtual tour and/or other interactive technology.
  • Participate in CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree with experience in art/education or related field with current teaching licensure.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Competent working with technology including tablets, virtual tour walkthroughs, and utilizing presentation projectors.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an urban school setting.
  • Superb, creative and enthusiastic teaching delivery skills.


  • Position will start November, 2018 and finish in June, 2019.
  • Hours are dependent on placement schedule during regular school hours Monday-Friday.

TO APPLY: Deadline to apply: 11/9/18. Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining why you would you be an ideal candidate for the position to Katelyn Evans, Museum to Go Coordinator,

The Canton Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Art Instructors

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks experienced Art Instructors for children and adult classes and workshops at CMA. This is a part-time and seasonal position in the Education Department and reports to the Education Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop fun, engaging lessons plans related to relevant subject matter and age levels
  • Research content and topics related to CMA’s permanent collection and exhibitions and compose lessons for educational purposes as needed
  • Provide excellence in service and always portray a positive and professional image of the CMA
  • Perform all duties according to established CMA operating, safety, and quality policies


  • Children's classes: Degree preferred (Art Education (K-12)) teaching certificate
  • Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to pass an Ohio BCI & FBI Background check  

Please send resume, references and a cover letter explaining what age levels and/or topics you would like to teach and why to:
SUBJECT: Resume for Art Instructor

About the Canton Museum of Art
The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is one of Ohio’s premier museums for an exceptional visual arts experience. CMA is recognized for powerful exhibitions focused on American art, its influences, and themes that allow everyone to connect with creativity and stories about art, history, society, and cultural heritage. The Museum’s diverse education programs serve thousands of students of all ages. CMA’s acclaimed permanent collection focuses on American works on paper, primarily watercolors, and ceramics. Founded in 1935, CMA is a cultural destination for the city and region, with programs serving more than 40,000 visitors and participants each year – making the discovery and exploration of art accessible to all. CMA is an equal opportunity employer.

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