The Bryn Mawr School seeks a part-time Upper School Photography teacher to begin August, 2018 to teach two semester arts electives (.40 FTE). Teaching assignments include an introductory course in black and white photography which requires guiding students to: use a 35-mm camera, use lighting effectively, appreciate photo composition in order to improve their own photography, develop black and white films, and make prints in the school's state of the art darkroom. The level II course requires familiarity with advanced techniques with an emphasis on fine printing. Facility using telephoto and wide-angle lenses and medium format cameras is essential. Interest and experience in digital photography, graphic design and arts curriculum development is a plus.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply and will be welcomed into a community that celebrates the uniqueness in each faculty member and student. Opportunities to coach are available.
Qualified candidates should send a resume, personal statement, and contact information for three references to Elaine Swyryn, Associate Head of School, at email@example.com. Please enter “US Photography” in the subject line.
About The Bryn Mawr School
The Bryn Mawr School is an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory school for girls from preschool through grade twelve. Within a nurturing environment, Bryn Mawr's rigorous academic curriculum inspires a passion for intellectual curiosity and emphasizes the delights and demands of learning. In the classical humanistic tradition, Bryn Mawr promotes the full development of mind, body, and spirit. The school cultivates respect for diversity and engenders habits of moral and ethical leadership and a sense of responsibility to the broader community. To learn more visit www.brynmawrschool.org