Art Teacher Kindergarten-8th grade
Company: Catholic Schools of Northeast Ohio
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Position Type: Elementary School TeachingDate Posted:
5/20/2022Location: St. Brendan SchoolDate Available: 2022-2023
School YearArt Teacher Position Purpose To develop students'
interest, abilities, talents and skills for artistic expression and
creativity in the visual arts, as well as aesthetic understanding
and appreciation by implementing district approved curriculum;
documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes;
developing lesson plans; modeling the necessary skills to
performing assigned tasks; providing a safe and optimal learning
environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and
administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals,
etc. Essential Functions Develops and administers school art
curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates
lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the
available time for art instruction. Teaches knowledge and skills in
art, including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, design,
commercial art, art history, and three-dimensional art to secondary
pupils, following the course of study adopted by the Board of
Education, and other appropriate learning activities. Provides
instruction by which pupils develop aesthetic concepts and
appreciation and the ability to make qualitative judgments about
art, art appreciation and what constitutes art. Conducts ongoing
assessment of student skills and learning in artistic techniques
and expression, and modifies instructional methods to fit
individual student's needs, including students with special needs;
conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing, painting,
and modeling, using standard and teacher-prepared instructional
aids. Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to
provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and
working time. Instructs pupils in proper care and use of tools and
equipment used in art classes. Evaluates each pupil's performance
and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepares
progress reports. Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions
designed to exhibit pupils' work for the school and the community.
May sponsor exhibits from outside. Continues to acquire
professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the
educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional
meetings, or by conducting research. Organizes and maintains a
system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and
reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as
required by district procedures and applicable laws. Encourages
parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective
communication with students and parents. Ensures that student
conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district
policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior
needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the
classroom. Coordinates with other school professional staff
members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty
meetings and committees. Selects and requisitions appropriate
books, art materials, instructional aids and other supplies and
equipment and maintains inventory records. Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other
central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and
responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task
or responsibility. Equipment Use standard office equipment such as;
personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travel Requirements Travels to school district buildings and
professional meetings as required. Work Schedule Standard teacher
work schedule as set forth in the Teachers' Unit Contract.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of current art
instructional teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as
differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of art curriculum and concepts. Knowledge of applicable
federal and state laws regarding education and students. Ability to
use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate
effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in
self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
with others contacted in the course of work. Physical and Mental
Demands, Work Hazards Work in standard office and school building
environments. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and
Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions
for this position. Certification/License: [State] State
Certification as an Art Teacher or as required for position. Motor
Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own
transportation. Education Bachelors from an accredited college or
university in education discipline applicable to teaching
assignment. Masters Degree preferred. Experience Successful prior
teaching experience for the appropriate grade level and/or subject
is a plus. FLSA Status: Exempt
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