Work at CAP

The arts have the power to inspire, unite and create change. Join the CAP team to support its mission to provide arts education that impacts children and young adults for the rest of their lives.

Art kids

Voted one of the best places to work in Jacksonville, CAP offers a culture of creativity and collaboration in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville.

Core Values

These values guide and drive CAP’s board, staff and teaching artists as they make decisions in their day-to-day work, both collectively and as individuals. They remind us what we hold as core to who we are at CAP, and help us work better together.
Color outside the lines.

Lead with purpose, act with courage and create with passion

  • Listen to understand all voices.
  • Challenge the status quo and embrace change.
  • Deliver our best in all we do.
Sing out loud.

Honor individual expression

  • Value authenticity.
  • Celebrate diverse perspectives and ideas.
  • Ensure safe, welcoming and inclusive spaces.
Maintain your creative spark.

Cultivate joy

  • Find fulfillment in all you do.
  • Express gratitude for each other.
  • Prioritize curiosity and growth.
Inspire every child’s creative spirit.

Create lifelong transformation

  • Meet each child in the moment.
  • Empower individual expression.
  • Make a difference.


Full-Time Staff

CAP offers a flexible, family-friendly work schedule and generous time off, including 21 days of PTO and 24 paid holidays. All employees are eligible for an annual raise of up to 6% and bonus of 3%, as well as a professional development allowance to foster lifelong learning.  

We prioritize employees’ health and wellness by offering health, vision and dental insurance, an FSA plan and a monthly wellness credit to be used toward the fitness program of your choice. Employees are also eligible to participate in 403(b) and student loan repayment/tuition reimbursement plans. 

After five years, and again after 10 years, employees are eligible for additional benefits. These include Free Fridays off each month; employer contributions to student loan repayment/tuition reimbursement plans; and increased wellness credits, dental and vision coverage, and professional development allowance. 


Part-Time Teaching Artists

CAP’s part-time teaching artists are part of an engaged and supported student-centered team with vast educational experience. Teaching artists receive competitive hourly rates as well as paid planning, prep and meeting time. Teaching artists are also eligible for annual pay increases. In addition, every teaching artist has autonomy over their curriculum, following Florida School Standards. 

Full-Time Staff Openings

Delores Barr Weaver Teaching Artist Fellow in Theatre

The full-time Teaching Artist Fellow in Theatre will have the unique opportunity to blend their artistic passion with a commitment to educational excellence, fostering both creativity and literacy in elementary students. The fellow will provide theatre and literacy arts integration programs for all grade levels at one elementary school site, as well as an afterschool theatre program. Essential duties include but are not limited to lesson planning, orchestrating field trips and guest artist experiences, as well as administrative management of their classes.

Click here to read the full job description and application instructions.

Part-Time Openings

Teaching Artists | 2024-2025 Academic Year

CAP is accepting applications for contract teaching artists in all arts disciplines that are both centered in strong artistic practice and have the desire to share the skills and knowledge of their art form with students and community members. Teaching artists are responsible for standards-based instruction of a visual or performing arts class. Candidates should have established classroom management and curriculum development skills specific to Title 1 schools and must be flexible, versatile and willing to pivot their teaching and plans as needed.

Click here to read the full job description and application instructions.

For other job inquiries or interests, please submit your resume and a general application below.

CAP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.