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We Are Hiring

Our vision is an inclusive community that fosters and celebrates the creative spirit in every individual.  The Hopkinton Center for the Arts is dedicated to engaging the greater MetroWest community in the exploration, enjoyment and support of the arts through our multidisciplinary programming.

HCA is seeking to employ a compassionate and experienced arts instructors in Visual Arts, Music, and Theater, with experience facilitating adults with various disabilities both cognitive and physical. This is a contract (1099) position funded by a grant. The selected candidate would meet once a week for two hours, with the possibility of more hours during the summer. Candidates must have morning and afternoon/evening availability at least one day a week. 


  • Degree in art therapy or counseling with additional coursework in art therapy is desired.

  • Sound knowledge of visual arts, music or theater instruction.

  • Excellent observational and counseling skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Patient, empathetic, and creative.

  • A passion for the arts.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter stating why you want to work at the HCA, and your background.  Include references and email to Stephanie Madden, Director of Programming at

We will contact you within 14 days if there is an interest in your application. No drop-ins or phone calls please.

Art Therapists (Visual Art, Music, Theater)

We welcome course proposals at any time. If you would like to teach art, music, theater, ceramics or dance at the HCA, fill out the following form. All positions are contract (1099) positions. 


Instructors (School Year)

The HCA is seeking experienced ceramics instructors for children ages 7-14 and adult students. During the school year, classes typically occur once or twice a week. During the summer, the youth classes are one-week programs Monday-Friday, and the adult classes are still once or twice a week. Candidates should have at least two years of ceramics teaching experience, and for those interested in teaching kids, a good rapport with children. 


How To Apply:
Interested candidates should send an email outlining their ceramics teaching experience to Stephanie Madden, Director of Programming at


Apply by:
Rolling basis until position is filled.

Ceramics Hand building & Wheel Throwing Instructor

The HCA is seeking dynamic instructors with a strong background in PERFORMING or VISUAL ARTS to join our summer program. The duties will include executing the curriculum for the week, managing the classroom, overseeing assigned teaching assistants and volunteers, amongst other responsibilities.


  • Background with the performing arts is required.

  • Must work well with all ages of children from 4–17 years old.

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional teaching experience.

  • A lot of patience and a sense of humor is essential!

  • Must have a clear CORI and ESORI

  • Ability to consistently arrive on time to the HCA at 98 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton MA


How To Apply:
Interested candidates should send an email stating why you want to work the summer program at the HCA, your resume and professional references to Stephanie Madden, Director of Programming at


Apply by:
Rolling basis until position is filled.

Summer Program Opportunities for Visual Arts, Ceramics, Music and Theater

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