Elementary Art Teacher

Job Opening: The art teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms

Elementary Art Teacher

Job location:7429 Tuckaseegee Rd. Charlotte, NC 28214
Date posted:3-15-2018
Job type:Full-Time
Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience, Retirement Plan, Health Insurance, Optional 403b, etc.
Job category:10 month

Job Description

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.

Performance Responsibilities

  1. Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history,
  2. Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school
  3. Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art
  4. Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
  5. Understand the versatility of acrylic paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting
  6. Understand a variety of “masters” techniques
  7. Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art
  8. Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique
  9. 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
  10. Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
  11. 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
  12. Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports
  13. Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records
  14. Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community
  15. May sponsor exhibits from outside the school
  16. Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities
  17. Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress
  18. Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after school art club
  19. Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration

Education, Training, Experience

  • Fluent Mandarin speaker required. All Mandarin Immersion classes.
  • NC Elementary Certification preferred, but not required.
  • 5 years experience as an Educator in NC Schools Preferred, but not required.

East Voyager Academy of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Email Detailed Resume or Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Interest to:

Timothy L. Murph, Ed.D
Principal/CEO

7429 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Phone: 803-216-1279

tmurph(at)eastvoyager.org


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