Classroom Art Teacher

The Community School of Music and Arts is hiring K-8 art teachers for our art-in-the schools program for the 2016 – 2017 school year. Teaching positions are available in Cupertino, Redwood City, and other Bay area public schools. Positions are part-time with hours ranging from one to twenty hours per week.


  • Art degree (masters preferred.)
  • Strong art background especially in drawing and painting.
  • Must have prior experience working with children in a classroom setting and strong classroom management skills.
  • Teaching credential a plus.
  • Commitment to CSMA goals.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Teach a curriculum-based art program to children in a public elementary school in grades K-8 in San Mateo.
  • Attend faculty meetings to enhance faculty and curriculum development.
  • Report to Art4Schools Program Manager
  • Hang student artwork in at least one community show and at the school site.
  • Coordinate and host an all-school art show that will display students’ artwork from the entire year.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to

Community School of Music and Arts
Attn: Human Resources
230 San Antonio Circle
Mountain View, CA 94040
FAX: 650-917-6813

About Community School of Music and Arts

Founded in 1968, CSMA is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $4.9 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, it is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to instilling, training and nurturing creativity for all stages of life. Headquartered in the award-winning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 22,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 15,000 students at 32 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.