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Crochet & Knitting Instructor

at City of Aurora

Pay: up to $14/hour
$14 - $
Posted: 2/5/2020
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2707831
Keywords: instructor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

Instructor for Crochet & Knitting classes for adults participating in classes at the Aurora Center for Active Adults, 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, 80011.

Temporary position
6 hours per week Monday-Tuesday morning-evening
$14.00/per hour


The ideal instructor will be knowledgeable in crochet & knitting, and able to teach beginners as well as offer insight for advanced students.  This position requires the instructor communicate the required supplies in advance. Responsible for participant relations and effective communication with participants and staff.

Communicate in a timely manner via email or phone, provide a positive atmosphere, maintain good classroom control, take attendance, hand out written materials and keep class informed of current information and schedules, be responsible for on-site communication with recreation center staff and relaying information back to the supervisor.  May perform additional duties as assigned


Education:  High School diploma or GED. 

Experience:  At least one year of related experience instructing similar courses.  Prefer some experience working with the senior population.

Knowledge: Basic knowledge of classroom management, curriculum preparation in subject.

Abilities:  Ability to work with the older population, work cooperatively with the other members of the ACAA staff, communicate effectively with class participants, teach & monitor class for proper results, provide prompt, courteous service to the public.

Skills: Strong interpersonal and customer service skills


Physical Demands: Light physical work, may require some lifting, carrying, walking and standing; occasional hand/eye coordination; vision to ready and interpret written material; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with class participants and other staff.

Work Environment:Works primarily in clean, comfortable classroom environment.

Occasionally uses computer keyboard & standard office equipment.


For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, military service and include related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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