Cooking Instructor

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-875036
    • Job Location: Lone Tree, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: March 06, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Cooking Instructor Part-Time

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open.

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

$17.00 - $21.64 per hour

Do you have a passion for teaching children how to cook? Are you an exemplary teacher who loves enriching the lives of others? Then this is the opportunity for you! The Arts & Enrichment Cooking Instructor teaches arts and enrichment classes for all ages in group settings. This position may also teach cupcake making for birthday parties. the course curriculum includes kitchen safety tips, recipe reading, methods for proper cleanup, and equipment care after cooking. Our ideal candidate will be prepared, creative and energized while providing a safe learning environment.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Prior experience teaching art and/or enrichment is highly preferred.
  • Current AED/CPR and First Aid certifications preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive work relationship with program participants, parents of children, and staff.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with children, parents of children, and staff.
  • Must have the ability to visually and audibly supervise children in a variety of situations.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Will have knowledge of child care programming; recreation and its application; safety and emergency first-aid procedures; program management; and customer service principles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of employment. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.