The Baum School of Art is always searching for talented artists to join the team, to bring their love for art and share it with others.

If interested please send your resume and cover letter to:

Email: Shannon Fugate at shannon@baumschool.org

Fax: 610-433-3417

Mail: The Baum School of Art, PO Box 653, Allentown, PA 18105

No phone calls please.

The following positions are currently open:

+ Children’s Art Instructor

Job Summary

The Baum School of Art, a non-profit community visual arts school in Allentown, PA, seeks part-time instructors for children’s classes. The ideal candidate is a talented artist and educator, passionate about teaching and encouraging young people to develop their creativity and skills in visual art and design through exciting and innovative lessons that build confidence in artists of all abilities. In addition to having excellent technical skill as artists, Baum School instructors must be personable, punctual, organized, have a positive classroom management strategy, and love working with youth.

Class hours typically include Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm during the school year, and hours between 9am-4pm for Saturdays and also for our summer camp schedule.

Responsibilities and Duties

Children/Teen instructors will plan and lead lessons to students ages 3-17. Planning includes developing lessons and demonstrations and working with the program coordinator to ensure appropriate supplies are ordered. Leading classes and camps will include taking and monitoring attendance and student safety at all times, interacting with parents, and creating fun, memorable, and educational camp experiences for all children. Must have reliable transportation as programs are held onsite and offsite.

Qualifications and Skills

Bachelor’s Degree required. Certification in Art Education is preferred.

Hours are Monday-Thursday 4pm-10pm, with occasional Saturdays 9am-3:30pm

Applicant should have a pleasant personality, be enthusiastic about art, and enjoy working independently and with customers in a busy office and community visual art school environment. Skills required: customer service, operating a multi-line phone system, point of sale/cash register operation, working proficiency of Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel. Light office work including scheduling, student registration, mailings, and other special projects as assigned. Visual arts knowledge helpful. Candidate should enjoy working with a diverse community including artists, parents, students, and visitors. 

Dana Van Horn
Rosemary Geseck
Tom Unger
Renzo Faggioli
The Baum School of Art is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace - M/F/D/V.


Maybe you have never picked up a brush, a pastel, a stick of charcoal, or a slab of clay – or maybe you have been creating art for years. Either way, everyone can make a mark at The Baum School of Art. How will you make yours?

— Artwork by Oona Brayshaw, Student