if you’re crafty and you know it let us know!

Happy Wednesday all.

A sad goodbye to Toronto’s Craft Alert
This amazing project which kept crafty Torontonians connected and up to date is packing it in.  Thank you’s and congratulations go out to the creators and the contributors who have kept this sight going for years.  It has helped to create and stimulate our local craft community.  It will be missed and remembered as being in a class of it’s own. The facebook page for Craft Alert will still be in action, so high and dry we will not be left.
I came upon this sad news while posting to the Craft Alert Forum in the help wanted section.  The Knit Cafe is looking for a Crochet Instructor.  If this could be you or someone you know you can see the details by continuing to the Continue Reading…

Craftily Yours

The Knit Café is looking for a new Crochet Teacher!

 We are excited to expand our selection of craft instructors and currently we are looking for a crochet instructor who might be able to take on classes (roughly 2-4 a month). Instructors will be teaching mainly beginner classes and will be given a curriculum to follow.  We are also interested in creative ideas for new classes and projects
Lessons run 2-3 hours each and are scheduled on weekdays in the evenings and occasionally on weekends during the day. Schedules are created in 6-month blocks.  All dates will be confirmed with instructors in advance.  Instructor’s fees are $25/hour.  Bonuses are given for full classes.

Must have excellent crochet skills, and be knowledgeable about yarn, crochet supplies, gauge, and pattern reading.

Must have good people skills, be comfortable with public speaking and be able to develop rapport in groups.

Must be organized and be able to keep to schedules.

Will be expected to develop lesson plans, and may also be required to follow guidelines to a set curriculum

Must be enthusiast and creative about teaching classes as well as crafting.

 To apply send us:

 1.   A letter of introduction.  This should outline your related experiences.  A resume may be submitted in addition or instead if you feel it conveys your qualifications.
2.   Your ravelry contact and other related web profiles such as blogs, etsy accounts etc.
3.   At the interview applicants will be expected to show examples of their crocheted pieces, and share ideas about lesson plans.  They will also be asked to present a short (5-10min) lesson.

send to: theknitcafe@hotmail.com

 We look forward to meeting you!


One response to “if you’re crafty and you know it let us know!

  1. Hello!

    I am wondering if you are still looking to fill the Crochet Teacher position. I have over 30 years experience crocheting and have a lot of resources to fall back on. Please go to this Facebook link http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150714026868141.421646.703178140&type=3 – if unable to bring up link I can certainly forward pics to you via zip file.

    I would love to teach crochet! You may contact me at jnc500@yahoo.ca or can call me at 647 220 1622.

    Kind regards

    Julie Coulter

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