Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Kim & Karen 2 Soul Sisters

Thursday, March 31, 2022

We are looking for a High School Art Teacher at Maclay

 

UPDATE Position is filled and we are thrilled!!!!

Hey Art Teacher Friends! Are you located in our neck of the woods? We are in Tallahassee, Florida. Are you interested in a High School Art Teacherin' Job? If so, take a looksy at the job description link below:

https://www.maclay.org/about-maclay/careers

Upper School Visual Arts Teacher

 

The Upper School seeks a Visual Arts Teacher who would be responsible for teaching visual arts classes ranging from Foundations of Art to AP Studio Art. In addition, this candidate would serve as a homeroom advisor to students who s/he meets with regularly and works with throughout the year on matters related to social-emotional growth and development; serve as a member of the Freshman Academy; and serve as the sponsor of the National Art Honor Society.  

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate an innovative and creative instructional approach and prioritize process over product.
  • Be knowledgeable and skilled in 2D and 3D art, including but not limited to drawing, painting, ceramics, and art history.
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations along with the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.
  • Understand a variety of “masters” techniques and be able to compare/contrast to contemporary theory and practice.
  • 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.
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community.
  • ·Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.

Qualities:  

An Upper School Teacher is a dynamic, energetic, and charismatic adult committed to a child-centered and differentiated approach to student learning and achievement. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, an educational philosophy and worldview consistent with the mission and goals of Maclay School.
  • Experience working as part of an academic team and facilitating a collaborative, trusting atmosphere among colleagues.   
  • A genuine ability to “connect” with and advocate for young people.   
  • Commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.  
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and ability to use sound judgement. 
  • A strong desire to contribute to school life beyond the classroom. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or related field.
  • A certification in Visual Arts.   
  • Minimum 3 years teaching visual arts to students at the high school level. 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the completed Maclay School Employment Application to Nella Dickens, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Head of School at ndickens@maclay.org and Charles Beamer, Assistant Head of School/Director of Upper School at cbeamer@maclay.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

**It is the policy of Maclay School not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.**

I will add my email on here too kdaniel@maclay.org if you wish to speak to me. I would love to connect with you about our Fine Arts Department!

Creatively, Kim 1969


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