1/2-time Position Digital Art Instructor
Expected Beginning Date: August 2017
Application Deadline: Until Filled, we will begin reviewing applications March 27th.
The Athenian School Fine Art Department is seeking an energetic and dedicated half-time digital art teacher for grades 10-12. The teaching load consists of 2 sections of a year-long Digital Art class. The class has included Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, digital montage, graphic design, video, animation, and more in the past and we are looking for a teacher to create their own curriculum for a rich year-long Digital Art class mixing in the teacher’s own varied skills and areas of interest.
This 1/2-time FTE position qualifies for partial benefits and requires some co-curricular duties.
- Teaching 2 section of a Digital Art Class including Adobe Photoshop
The Athenian School is a distinctive independent school that prepares its students for college and for lives of meaning and purpose. Athenian encourages students to become life-long learners and infuses them with confidence, independence, personal responsibility and a sense of community. Enrollment in grades 6-12 is 490 students, including 56 boarding students, 42 of whom are international students. We ask that applicants take time to read about Athenian’s history and philosophy (visit our website: www.athenian.org).
Every employee is an Athenian community member, and as such, embraces the cornerstones of Athenian’s philosophy: respect; open, direct communication; honesty; fairness; responsibility; and dedication to the students in their intellectual and personal growth. Additionally, active support for environmental conservation, international understanding, equity, inclusion, justice, participatory government, outdoor education, and service is essential. Cultural competence is an expectation of employment for all professional staff at Athenian. As a school that from its founding has valued the worth and integrity of each individual, we are particularly interested in candidates with a proven commitment to teaching and working in a diverse, multicultural setting.
Athenian School strives to attract and retain a faculty and staff of the highest caliber. We have a unique community here, filled with many differing opinions, backgrounds, ideologies and experiences. We have students from all over the globe, our families include a mom and a dad, two moms, two dads, single parents, guardians and stepparents. We have many faiths and those who are non-observant. We represent all income levels. What we share is a belief in Athenian’s mission. By embracing diversity in all forms — gender and gender identity, sexuality, faith, ethnicity, socio-economic status — we encourage students to take intellectual risks, to challenge their own assumptions and to learn to work collaboratively as global citizens and advocates for positive change.
The Athenian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, faith, sex, gender or gender expression, age, ability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status. The Athenian School is actively seeking to create a more culturally diverse school community and as such, we encourage people of color and members of the LGBTIQ community to apply.
Athenian’s salary and benefits are competitive and include medical, vision, and dental insurance, a retirement plan, a smoke-free environment, and a daily prepared lunch.
We ask that all candidates take time to read about Athenian’s history and philosophy. Please also include the particular source through which you learned about this position: newspaper, website, referral organization, etc.
Please send letter of interest, current resume, link to your digital portfolio, and three references via email to email@example.com.
Address your letter of interest to Dick Bradford, Head of Upper School.