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Art Teaching Opportunities in Calgary

“Nurture Nest offers art therapy and art classes where you can explore your creativity and self-expression in a nurturing environment with the support of knowledgeable and experienced art professionals.”


Art Teachers

If teaching art is your creative passion, then you are home. At Nurture Nest in Calgary, we offer varied opportunities for art teachers. Whether you want to inspire babies and their caregivers, active preschoolers, school-age children in small class sizes, teens or adults, you can join us!


Our SE Studio location has a group teaching space nestled in the back of a cozy cafe setting at Cornerstone Music Café. Whether you are taking classes yourself or are a parent waiting for your child in an art class, you can enjoy a tasty treat in our unique community atmosphere that fosters investment and engagement with families. Nurture Nest art teachers also benefit from the sense of community at our SE Studio.

We also offer virtual private lessons and group classes to provide flexibility and comfort to our students. Virtual classes are in high demand and we pay well for anyone open to teaching online. Build your own schedule with as few or as many virtual students as you wish.


Art Therapists


We are always seeking qualified art therapists to join our team. You will be trained at the master's level in art psychotherapy and a member in good standing with the Canadian Art Therapy Association. We offer sessions to clients in person at our SE Calgary art studio location and online. As a contractor, you will have the flexibility to create your own schedule with as many or as few clients as you would like with the support of group supervision and a collaborative team environment. Nurture Nest provides marketing, billing and administration so you can focus on your highest priority – your clients.

Nurture Nest is also a student practicum site for the Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy. Please contact us to find out more about this opportunity if you are a student and would like to apply.

We may be a fit if you:

  • Have above-average communication skills

  • Able to work in collaboration as a team

  • Are intuitive, creative and flexible problem solver

  • Enjoy being empowered in your work within a set of structures and boundaries

  • Have an ongoing dedicated art practice of your own in any art medium

  • Have a passion for art and teaching that's engaging for children and/or adults

  • Have credentials in visual art, education, art therapy and/or related field

Our Core Values:

  • Connection

  • Creative Expression

  • Education

  • Nurturing Authenticity

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to with the subject line "Art Teacher Application” or “Art Therapist Application.”

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