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Teach a Contract Class for the Community

Do you have a talent to share or a love for teaching?

The City of Irvine's Community Services program is always looking for quality, dedicated instructors to offer a variety of porgram to our residents and surrounding community.

The best contract instructor candidates are individuals who combine a sincere interest in community service with a desire to supplement their existing income.

The standard City split for contract classes is 50/50 when class is held at a City facility or as defined by contract.

Additional requirements may include:
  • City of Irvine Business License
  • Fingerprinting through the Irvine Police Department
  • Insurance (levels depends to class type/risk)


    Due to print deadlines and internal vetting processes, applications must be submitted approximately 9 months in advance. Please review the timelines below.




The City is currently looking for Contract Instructors that can teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for school-age children; dance classes for all ages; and cultural based programs.
Inside Irvine/
Activity Guide Edition
Date Range Courses Held Application Due
Summer Camps in 2014 Late June-Early September Closed
Summer Classes 2014 July to mid-September Closed
Fall 2014 Mid-September to December Closed
Winter 2015 January-March Now Accepting
Spring 2015 April-June Now Accepting
Summer Camps in 2015 June-August End of September 2014

Please review these tips before submitting an application:
  • Review the current Inside Irvine to see if your proposed class is alreay being offered. Click here to view online or pick up a copy at a City facility.
  • If a similar program is being offered, how is your's different? Can it be modified to meet a need that is currently not being met?
  • Please note that workshops and classes cannot be designed to sell or recommend products from your business or promote your consulting services.

For more information, please review our Contract Instructor FAQ section.


To apply to be a contract instructor, please click here, search under "Parks and Recreation".


Contact Information
Programs Office
14651 Yale Avenue
Irvine, CA 92604
949-724-6611

email Contract Class Coordinator


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