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An opportunity for contemporary artists and educators in music, theater, dance, visual art, writing, nature, and recreational arts. Positions open to teach summer 2017 classes.


The teacher will be responsible for the creation, implementation, teaching, and assessment of a 2, 4 or 7 week course at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts. The course will be taught on Usdan’s campus in Wheatley Heights, Long Island, NY.

Lead Teacher Available Positions:

Art and Design: Filmmaking, Video Game Art and Design, Lego, Painting, Early Childhood Art, Sculpture, Photography, Comic Art. Music: Clarinet, Violin, Piano, Guitar, Guitar/Ukulele, Low Brass (Trombone, Baritone, Tuba), Bassoon, Early Childhood Music/ORFF, Alto Saxophone. Dance: Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Introduction to Dance, Jazz. Nature, Recreation, Yoga, Creative Writing.

For More information about the positions and how to apply, please click on of the applicable links below.

Lead Teacher - Music

Lead Teacher - Dance

Lead Teacher - Visual Art

Lead Teacher - Creative Writing

Lead Teacher - Nature and Recreation

The usdan leadership institute for the arts (grades 9-12)

Tailored for Usdan's most senior students, our new leadership development program is designed to cultivate thoughtful, independent young artists and the next generation of leaders in the arts. This program is open to High School students in all majors.  Their day consists of a major, a minor, daily assemblies by student and professional artists, an Institute period and a job assignment.* The Institute period will include leadership training, sessions with visiting artists, freedom to work on individual and group projects, opportunities for community service including supervised teaching and for high school juniors, portfolio development. Members gain valuable work experience serving as guides and role models for younger students and assisting in camp programs, operations, and performances.

For more information, visit our Leadership Institute page