While there is not currently a position in the arts available, St. Paul’s School recognizes the need to attract the most qualified candidates as we anticipate possible future needs. With this in mind, the following position description for a teacher of visual art/photography is provided. Those interested are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be notified if this position does become available later in the academic year.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position requires a desire to embrace the Fine Arts model at St. Paul’s School, which includes a primary focus on the artist as instructor. Courses in the studio arts work from a foundation built on a thorough technical introduction to a given medium followed by project based exercises that meet students’ particular creative endeavors. The Fine Arts program and the physical arrangements of the studio spaces are designed to encourage exploration of the artistic process between media. Instructors are encouraged to use their own work as part of a curriculum. A connection to the School’s newly renovated Crumpacker Gallery allows teachers to arrange for exhibits of work that will augment a particular course offering. Each instructor will be required to participate in a biennial Fine Arts Faculty exhibit.
St. Paul’s School seeks an instructor in Photography and Digital Media for students in both the introductory and intermediate High School level. Experience in teaching film development and digital scanning are essential for this position. As we broaden our curriculum to focus on developing a multi-media approach, candidates should be open to explore integrating the photographic process with printmaking, drawing, painting and graphic design. A teaching background in studio lighting, video, as well as a range of two dimensional media are recommeded. Faculty members in the Fine Arts Program value collegiality; candidates for a Fine Arts position must be willing to work closely with a team of teachers. As with all positions, St. Paul’s School seeks innovative educators who are eager to participate in the academic program of this dynamic residential community.
In addition to teaching or administrative responsibilities, faculty at St. Paul’s School are responsible for a variety of activities typical to the boarding school environment, including advising, dormitory association, coaching, committee work and other duties. St. Paul’s School is a completely residential, co-educational secondary school in Concord, NH, affiliated with the Episcopal Church and welcoming to all faiths.
St. Paul’s aggressively seeks applications from candidates who will promote the School’s commitment to attracting and retaining a highly talented and diverse faculty. A successful candidate will embrace the fully residential living experience and have a demonstrated gift for engaging a diverse student body and strengthening St. Paul’s inclusive community.
Experience: 3-5 years of teaching experience is preferred. As part of residential boarding school, the candidate must be committed to working and living with adolescents and supporting their academic, social, and emotional growth.
St. Paul’s School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of
diversity. St. Paul’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of civil rights.
About St. Paul's School
Founded in 1856 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, St. Paul’s School is a co-educational college preparatory high school located in Concord, N.H. The 2,000-acre grounds are home to approximately 535 young men and women from 37 states and 18 countries. All students and the nearly 100 full-time faculty members live on the grounds. The School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as other nationally recognized agencies. In addition to its regular program for grades nine through twelve, St. Paul’s also offers the Advanced Studies Program each summer for academically talented New Hampshire high school juniors.