Squaw Valley Academy is seeking a talented individual who is trained to teach visual arts, including drawing, painting, digital photography, and ceramics. The Visual Arts Teacher will teach five classes each semester, and host visiting professional artists. Candidates should have demonstrated success teaching to a range of learners and at least two years’ prior teaching experience.
All teachers are responsible for implementing the current curriculum, which is in line with the California state standards. Successful candidates will have experience with the thoughtful integration of technology in the classroom. They are also responsible for communicating with SVA administration, chaperoning daily afternoon activities, serving as a student advisor, leading a club, proctoring one study hall a week, and working one weekend per month. Boarding school experience is a plus. SVA seeks positive, enthusiastic, and versatile individuals who wish to become an active part of our learning community.
Squaw Valley Academy is an international 9-12 boarding school offering a combination of strong learning, supervised study, 100% college preparation, bay area adventures in Northern California.
We enroll students who need the structure of small classes, focused study halls, and daily activities. The individual needs of each student remain an integral part of Squaw Valley Academy.
Our staff an...d faculty believe self-esteem is enhanced through real accomplishment in the academic, athletic, and social aspects of life at a boarding school.