Part-Time Instructor 

Enjoy working with kids?   Love healthy cooking?  Looking for meaningful experience working with children and nutrition?    Get some great hands-on experience as an instructor with COOKSMART! 


COOKSMART was created by a teacher-nutritionist that has had over 2000 students participate in healthy cooking programs run by professional instructors across the GTA.   Through in-school workshops, afterschool programs and camp programs, we provide hands-on nutrition & cooking instruction for elementary, middle and secondary school students.  We love what we do and we are ready to expand.   


  • Manage the behaviour lesson plan, tools, food, and clean-up for groups of students ages 5-18 to effectively to facilitate hands-on workshops, afterschool programs, plus full-day and week-long camps
  • Demonstrate the safe handling of all food, cooking tools, including but not limited to knives, blenders and choppers
  • Plan and organize materials and properly care for kitchen tools
  • Skills, qualifications and abilities:
  • Passion for health and wellness, nutrition and food preparation
  • Previous experience working as an instructor with children and students required      
  • Knowledge and demonstration of safe food handling techniques and procedures;   Food Handler Certification preferred
  • First aid training preferred; particularly for food allergies
  • Able to be flexible and think on your feet
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced working environment
  • Team player, mature attitude and professional work ethic
  • Able to physically move load of up to 20 lbs
  • Access to a car an asset

Motivated individuals can make this opportunity grow!

Part-time work, which may include afternoons and some daytime work as needed.   Summer instructor positions for full-time camps available as well.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Kathy at