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Visual Arts Teacher

Visual Arts Teacher

Global Scholars Job Vacancy: Visual Arts Position

 

Job Summary: The Art Teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.

 

Job Description: The Art Teacher will perform the following:

  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art  
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting  
  • Understand the versatility of acrylic paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting
  • Understand a variety of “masters” techniques
  • Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art  
  • Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique  
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities  
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection  
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports
  • Maintain inventory records of materials
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community
  • May sponsor exhibits from outside the school  
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities  
  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress  
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as extended day school art club  
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration

 

Minimum Requirements / Knowledge / Skill For Art Teacher Job  

Experience preferred but not required

 

Minimum Education Requirements / Certification  

Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts

 

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation & Benefits

 

Global Scholars Academy offers a competitive starting salary, commensurate with experience. Additionally, GSA offers excellent benefits , including medical, Dental, Vision, 3% 401K Match, Sick Leave, teacher laptop, classroom technology, and more. Send resume to jobs@globalscholarsacademy.org

 

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@globalscholarsacademy.org.