Plan and teach classes as assigned, in the media of videography, still photography, and film.
Collaboratively maintain and develop curriculum as needed.
Teach using student-centered, experiential, and differentiated methods, in line with departmental philosophies.
Work individually with students as needed during the school day.
Participate in department and faculty meetings.
Serve as a faculty advisor to students, engage substantively in the life of the school outside the classroom, participate in professional development/professional learning communities, collaborate with colleagues, and assume other duties as assigned.
Read and follow employment policies outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Read and follow academic policies outlined in the relevant division Handbook.
Communicate promptly and professionally with students, families, and colleagues.
Backwards design (Understanding by Design) courses and units taught.
Administer meaningful assessments and provide helpful feedback and grades on tests within one week and essays within two weeks of submission.
Keep information systems up to date, including class calendars, grading software, and class websites.
Submit grades, checklists, and student comments as instructed and on time.
Be on campus from 7:45 am until 3:45 pm on days when school is in session.
Attend all relevant faculty and school events (August Week, back-to-school night, parent-teacher conferences, assemblies, graduation, etc.).
Cover classes for absent colleagues as requested.
Supervise students as assigned, such as chaperoning, lunchtime supervision, student trips, and study hall.
REQUIRED AND PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCES, AND SKILLS
Strong written and oral communication skills in English are required.
A bachelor’s degree is required.
A deep and broad knowledge of the subject to be taught is required. Darkroom skills are desirable but not required. Digital image processing skills are required.
Strong teaching experience with diverse age levels and abilities is preferred.
Strong knowledge of pedagogy and educational tools, including relevant technology, is preferred.
A student-centered, global, and innovative approach to teaching is preferred.
Chadwick is a K-12 coeducational non-denominational independent day school located on a beautiful 45-acre campus on a hill overlooking mountains, canyons and the Pacific Ocean. Founded as a boarding school in the 1930's in what was then a remote area of Los Angeles County, the school has retained its rural charm and relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. Thirty-three faculty and staff families reside on c...ampus, adding to a strong sense of community and shared aspirations.
The school is dedicated to academic excellence and to the development of the character and individual gifts of its students. The school’s challenging academic offerings are therefore complemented by extensive programs in community service, outdoor education, athletics and the arts, in which virtually all students participate.
Chadwick is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, disability, marital status, medical condition, national origin, religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation and race, or any other applicable law prohibiting discrimination in employment. This commitment applies to all employees and agents of the school, including the headmaster, division and department directors, supervisors and co-workers.