Cambridge Center for Adult Education

42 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Date Posted:
July 23, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Woodworking Instructor


Cambridge Center for Adult Education is currently hiring a part-time teaching position starting Fall 2019 for a class, Woodworking: Build a Box.

We are looking for an experienced woodworker to join our small team of shop instructors. Preference would be given to those with previous teaching experience who can teach the class beyond the fall term. This class is geared towards complete beginners with no woodworking experience, and the instructor should feel comfortable working with those who need attention and guidance.

Class Description:

Become familiar with typical woodworking tools and the basics of joinery and construction techniques by building the foundational shape from which most furniture and structures are constructed: a box! We will discuss different types of wood and what factors go into your choice of material. We will also discuss different types of joints, and both the structural and aesthetic reasons you may want to use one joint method over another.

This class meets for 8 Monday nights, 6-9pm, from September 16- November 18, with no class on October 14 and November 11 for holidays.


Previous teaching experience.
BA preferred.
Punctual and reliable.
Extensive knowledge in woodworking

How To Apply:
Please email with your resume and images of your work. Include the course you are interested in teaching in the subject of the email.
Apply by:
August 17, 2019
About this Organization:

Since 1870, Cambridge Center for Adult Education has been dedicated to providing the widest range of high-quality, low-cost learning opportunities for the diverse adults of greater Boston. At a time when digital and virtual experiences have become omnipresent, Cambridge Center for Adult Education (CCAE) remains deeply committed to place-based, person-to-person, experiential learning. CCAE is a nonprofit organization with an annual operating budget of $2 million and a staff of 16 FTEs. We run nearly 2,000 classes over 4 terms, taught by 350 professionals who are experts in their chosen fields. CCAE owns and operates two historically preserved properties in vibrant Harvard Square. (More information about CCAE can be found at

CCAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.