Ceramics/3D Visual Arts Teacher: Middle and Upper School (2018-2019)
March 16, 2018
Part Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
This position is responsible for teaching ceramics and sculpture to students in grades 7 through 12. Instructor will work with students of all skill levels and build a confidence for creative expression through visual arts.
This is a 60%, 10-month position, with potential for growth. This assignment consists of 1 middle school section and 2 upper school sections and reports to the Director of Visual and Performing Arts.
A Bachelor’s degree is required, plus a minimum of three years teaching ceramics/sculpture arts in a school setting.
--Teaches students in grades 7-12 in a progressive, skill-based and expressive arts curriculum
--Establishes goals and learning objectives for courses of study following department-wide curriculum guidelines
--Maintains discipline, realistic rules of conduct, and a suitable learning environment in the classroom and on campus
--Evaluates student progress and performance in art, as well as in areas of social interaction, behavior, and emotional growth, and communicates students’ performance to parents, the Director of Arts, and the Divisional Head
--Maintains assessment records for each student and prepares reports as required by school
--Maintains a collaborative work environment with a team of art colleagues
--Makes referrals to the school counselor when appropriate
--Attends all departmental and divisional meetings and development days
--Organizes classroom to present a positive and student centered learning environment
--Participates in the department’s role of displaying art throughout the school and maintaining a digital student art portfolio
CA offers wide-ranging opportunities for professional development and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
Applicants are also invited to visit the CA website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
About Colorado Academy
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.