Georgetown Preparatory School, the nation's oldest Jesuit high school, is currently seeking a Visual Arts/Digital Media teacher for the 2018-19 school year. All candidates must be capable of teaching a 9th grade art survey course. Ideal candidates will be well versed in technology as it pertains to the visual arts and contemporary practices, including graphic design, animation, photography. Candidates should also demonstrate competence in teaching drawing and painting as well as guiding college-bound art students in the preparation of portfolios for college applications.
Georgetown Preparatory School, located outside Washington, DC and founded in 1789, is an independent, Jesuit, college preparatory, residential and day school for young men in grades 9-12. Enrollment is 490. Average class size is 16.
Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to the co-curricular program.
Candidates must hold a BA or BFA in visual arts or arts education; Masters degree preferred. Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other department members. The ideal applicant will also have experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education, and the desire to train and care for the whole student in accordance with the Jesuit philosophy of cura personalis.
All interested candidates should submit to Ms. Denise Hitt, Assistant to the Headmaster, firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
A letter of interest
A response to the following: Describe your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words)
More information about Georgetown Prep is available at www.gprep.org.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience.
About Georgetown Preparatory School
Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.