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Posting Date
May 16, 2024
Expiry date
November 15, 2024
$ 48,000 - $ 55,000 per year

MS ORANGE ACADEMY OF ART focuses on education with original intention and quality with ingenuity. We are the largest and most comprehensive professional art training institution in Toronto. We are committed to providing the most professional and comprehensive innovative art courses for all art lovers to help students stimulate their potential and achieve their artistic dreams. Currently, we are seeking an experienced and creative Art and Portfolio Instructor to join our team.  


Position Details

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Location: 40 Vogell Rd Unit 1-3, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3N6

Terms of Employment: Permanent Full-time

Salary: $ 48,000 - $ 55,000 per year

Benefit: Paid vacation days


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching various painting techniques to students, including but not limited to oil painting, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, and mixed media techniques.
  • Illustrating different painting methods and approaches, providing students with visual examples and practical guidance.
  • Providing constructive feedback and critiques on students' work, helping them to develop their artistic voice, refine their skills, and conceptualize their ideas.
  • Designing and updating teaching materials and lesson plans, ensuring that it covers a wide range of skills and techniques while also being engaging and relevant to students.
  • Offering guidance on students’ artistic development, personal goals, and personal growth.
  • Evaluating students’ learning progress by preparing and grading assessments.
  • Helping students solve problems that may impede successful program completion through advising and assisting.
  • Supervising junior teaching assistants and providing necessary training.
  • Assisting in managing the school, ensuring that the school is well-equipped, organized and conductive to creativity.
  • Collaborating with colleagues across different disciplines within the art school can enrich the learning experience for students and foster a sense of community among faculty members.
  • Participating in faculty meetings, assisting with curriculum revision and delivery methods.
  • Staying up-to-date with developments in the art industry and continually expanding knowledge and skills.
  • Designing and teaching portfolio development courses for art school candidates.
  • Preparing students for portfolio reviews and interview.


Job Requirements:

  • A college diploma or above, major in painting, fine art, art education or related field is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in art education for children and adults.
  • Excellent portfolio showcasing a range of painting work.
  • Knowledge of art school & college admissions.
  • Be able to work flexible hours, weekends and evening.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Be able to communicate in English.


If you are interested in applying for the position and to work in our team, please send your resume to and reference 24-A on the subject line. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, persons with disabilities, newcomers and asylum seekers with valid work permits to apply.