Art Teacher (immediate opening)

Website Schools of Perea

preparing students academically, socially and emotionally

Position Description: Under the general supervision of the Principal, the teacher is responsible to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing the core curriculum.

Essential Functions:

Design and present instructional experiences that are developmentally appropriate for all students and meet them at their points of development.

Nurture creative and mental growth for all children grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

Cultivate caring and cooperative attitudes among young artists.

Teach good craftsmanship in a wide variety of materials, processes, techniques, and skills including drawing, painting, printmaking, fibers, and sculpture.

Encourage children to express their thoughts, feelings, and ideas while increasing visual literacy.

Expect students to recognize, define, identify, utilize, and analyze the seven elements of art in their work and in the work of others.

Relate the interdisciplinary connection of art to math, reading, music, dance, drama, science, social studies, and history across cultures and time.

Provide opportunities to study famous art and visit local museums as possible.

Provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student.

Develop a literate and informed student body in the visual arts.

Provide skills and knowledge directly applicable to further specialized study and participation.

Provide understanding and attitudes which will allow children to perceive and respond to the aesthetic qualities in the visual arts.

Provide experiences that clearly define and demonstrate the interrelationship of visual art elements.

Provide art instruction for students in Kindergarten through grade 5.

Instruct, inspire and help students express themselves through art.

Provide a balance of theoretical and practical knowledge of art theory, color theory, design, art history and other art-related subjects.

Communicate the level of student achievement and progress toward the established classroom, school and state standards to parents.

Ensure that students’ conduct conforms with the standards and policies at Schools of Perea and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

Coordinate with grade-level teachers, to evaluate and access the curriculum to support and work cross-curricular.

Participate in professional development opportunities, staff meetings, committees and school-wide events.

Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy.

Follow State Education Department Regulations.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal

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