Report to their respective Principals, as well as the Fine Arts Department Chair. Establish a safe and secure work environment and set appropriate classroom standards for students through being attuned to the creative process. Continually assess student work and communicate to parents both informally and formally in biannual written progress reports. Maintain collegial relations with fellow teachers both within and outside of the department. Attend regular department and faculty meetings and, as required, meet with the department chair, administrators, parents, and others in the Laboratory Schools' community. Work creatively with students who have a variety of learning styles and personal needs.
An anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2019.
Strong knowledge of course subject matter required including printmaking, mixed media, digital processes, and basic studio drawing practices.
Skills in a variety of media and thorough knowledge of all tools and materials to be employed required.
Experience in teaching knowledge and skills in photography including analog and digital camera skills.
Darkroom and digital lab experience (with Adobe Creative Suite software, including Photoshop and Illustrator).
Maker Space experience preferred, but not required.
Knowledge of art (including photo) history, early through contemporary.
Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.
Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art.
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 the time required for distribution and collection.
Evaluate each studentâ™s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports and grades.
Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records.
Communicate with parents, advisors and school counselors on student progress.
The assignment includes teaching two sections of middle school (6th and 7th gr).
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in art education, art or BFA required.
Master's of Fine Arts degree preferred.
Minimum 1 yrs HS/MS teaching experience in art required.
2 years HS/MS teaching experience preferred.
Experience developing curriculum required.
Practicing artist preferred.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
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