Children's Sewing Instructor
Sew Creative is hiring!
We are interested in hearing from experienced dressmakers and seamstresses. The majority of the Sew Creative classes are ‘free sew’ where each individual is able to choose what they would like to make, instead of everyone making the same item. This therefore requires the right candidate to be able to think on their feet and give advice and assistance on a wide variety of projects in one lesson! Our children's classes are busy places so we are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person who enjoys working with children.
The vast majority of our customers opt to learn how to make clothing, however an understanding of how to make a variety of home furnishings (cushions, curtains, etc.) and basic quilting would also be beneficial. A part of the role will involve selling fabric, patterns and haberdashery, therefore an understanding of a wide variety of fabrics, patterns and trimmings is a must.
Our children's classes are mostly after school and during the holidays, as well as weekends, so an ability to be flexible with your working pattern over the school year is essential. You will have guaranteed weekly hours, with the opportunity to take on more hours during the school holidays and when we run events. There will also be opportunities to get involved with adult beginners courses on a monthly basis.
A Sew Creative class is not all about the sewing! Our classes are like mini communities, with regulars booking up their space weeks in advance. The ideal candidate will be able to create a happy and welcoming environment for everyone who walks through the door, ensuring that everyone leaves feeling like they have achieved something.
No formal teaching qualification is required, however would be beneficial. Additionally, there is also no requirement for the right candidate to have a formal textile or fashion qualification, as many people learn from family members, or in places like Sew Creative! Successful applicants will be subject to a DBS check prior to commencing work. If you have an active DBS certificate, please let us know in your covering letter.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to