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Ceramics Instructor


The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is currently seeking experienced ceramics instructors for beginner and advanced level adult classes.

Required Qualifications:

• Education and/or strong investment in the ceramics field.

• Relevant teaching experience in a community and/or higher education ceramics studio

• Technical knowledge of ceramic processes, firing, materials, and techniques

Job Status: This is a contract position and does not confer employee status to the instructor. This position is not entitled to any of the benefits MOCA provides to employees. You bear sole responsibility for payments of all federal, state and local income taxes, self-employment and FICA (social security) taxes, and unemployment and workers’ compensation insurance payments

Organization: The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is a nonprofit institution founded in 1952 to foster awareness, exploration and understanding of the significant art of our time. Regularly changing exhibitions feature painting, sculpture, photography, glass, video and other visual media from internationally acclaimed artists as well as artists of national and regional renown. By balancing its four primary activities--gallery exhibitions, studio art classes, educational outreach programs and outdoor art shows--MOCA seeks to involve a diverse regional public in the rich and active language of contemporary visual art. MOCA does not discriminate based on race. MOCA does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, or sexual orientation.

To Apply: No phone calls, please. Submit resume with cover letter, work availability, and 6-10 sample images of your personal work to Truly Matthews, Curator of Education,