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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.

Inside Irvine/
Activity Guide Edition
Date Range Courses Held Application Due
Summer Camps in 2015 Late June-Early September 2015 Closed
Summer Classes 2015 July to mid-September 2015 TBA (online listings only) Check back February 1
Fall 2015 Mid-September to December 2015 April 1, 2015
Winter 2016 January 2016-March 2016 June 15, 2015
Spring 2016 April 2016-June 2016 September 1, 2015
Summer Camps in 2016 June 2016-August 2016 September 1, 2015

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.
  • Due to the volume of previous applications, we are not currently accepting applicants interested in teaching contract classes in the following subjects: martial arts, finance, life coaching, yoga, and soccer.

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

email Contract Class Coordinator

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