Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Civics Instructor

The Associated Recreation Council (ARC), in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is recruiting a Civics Instructor. The Civics Instructor will be responsible for teaching a class about United States Supreme Court structure to youth ages 11 and up. Class participants will learn the history and biography of famous supreme court justicies. This course will also cover important court desisions including Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Marbury v. Madison and many others. Students will be doing research and some homework. 


Location: Loyal Heights Community Center

Pay rate: $23.00 - $27.00 Hourly DOE

Start date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Schedule: Wednesdays 11:00am - 12:00pm, 1/2 hour of paid prep 

End date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018



  • Experience managing a classroom of youth ages 11 and up
  • 2 - 5 years of experience teaching a history, social studies or civic class
  • Bachelors degree or teaching certificate preferred 
  • Ablity to develop and deliver lessons plans 
  • Over the age of 21 years old
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must provide valid government-issued ID and proof of eligibility to work in the US
  • Willingness to obtain First Aide/CPR certification 


This is a part-time, non-benefited position.

This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications.  ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences.  Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received.