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$25 per hour to start.

Job type


Shift & schedule

Monday (3:30 to 7:30pm) Tuesday  (3:30 to 7:30pm)  Friday  (3:30 to 7:30pm)

Additional hours to be added at a later date.

About us

Peggy-Lynn Holland Studio is a Fine Art Studio located in the heart of Bedford, Nova Scotia.

Since 2004, the studio has offered quality art education to children, teens and adults through out the school year and summer. Our program appeals to students who are passionate about building their art skills. The focus of our program is to provide personalized skill building instruction necessary to students at each stage of their artistic growth.

All supplies are provided and include the following:

Dry mediums: graphite, charcoal, conte, chalk and oil pastels, coloured pencils, pens

Wet mediums: watercolour pencils, watercolours and acrylic paint, markers,


Because the program curriculum centers around skill building, it is not uncommon for students

to remain enrolled  on average  6- 7 years or more. Our classes are comprised of multi age students at various stages of advancement. Ages ( 8 to 17 ).

That is why it is imperative the teacher must be able to grow with their students and adapt to their students ages, artistic subject matter and level.


The applicant will be working with a family owned and operated business, in a professional classroom studio. We are currently seeking an individual who has a passion for teaching art to children and youth. (ages 8 – 17) who can teach to a multi level age group of 5 students per class.


With the current increase of children- youth student enrollment, the successful candidate will join the studio to assist in offering a quality learning environment that educates, inspires and empowers students in building their artistic skills.



Adhere to established teaching curriculum

Prepare a lesson plan unique to each student’s level

Teach individual projects to each student within a 5 student class

Maintain positive relationships with students and parents

Document student lessons and evaluation

Maintain studio cleanliness

Classroom management and organization of curriculum and art materials

Maintain health and safety of children



Minimum 5 years art teaching experience

Provide 3 work references

Speak and write English

Passion for art and art education

Education: Bachelor and or University degree, specialized in visual art programs

Experienced in traditional drawing and painting mediums:

Graphite, charcoal, chalk pastel, coloured pencil, watercolour pencils, coloured pencils,

Watercolour, acrylic paint

Proficient in / drawing and painting, composition

Skills in perspective, portraiture, figure drawing, an asset

Skilled in electronic devices / iPad

Criminal background check


Job Type

Weekly Part – time hours / 8 – 12 per week / 3:00 – 7:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Friday

The job position will offer future opportunities for more hours of work.

$ 25 per hour

Work location / in person at studio



Casual professional dress code

Bus stop in front of building

On site free parking

Small class size (5 students)

Ongoing education training provided

Professional studio classroom environment

Additional hours at future time


To Apply

Forward resume to

Attention : Teaching position

For interview, applicants are asked to show portfolio in traditional media

Emphasis on observational work / drawing