Lower and Middle School Visual Associate Teacher – Art – 2018-19
The Nueva School
May 2, 2018
San Mateo, California
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
We seek a candidate with expertise in visual Art and Design in drawing, painting, mixed media, and 3D work utilizing three-dimensional skills and expertise. In addition, we seek a candidate who is interested in managing and curating student art displays and features throughout our Lower, Middle and Upper School campuses.
Experience working with youth preferred. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and full benefits.
Bachelor's degree in Art, strong visual arts foundation
Strong interest and desire to work with lower and middle school students
Skill in facilitating open-ended discussion and long-term projects
Strong organization and communication skills
A desire to learn by doing and to learn with and from others
A desire to teach collaboratively
Flexibility and creativity in working in a dynamic environment where new ideas, mistakes, and iteration are
A sincere openness to feedback and improvement, modeling lifelong learning of practice as well as subject
To Apply: Please visit http://nuevaschool.applytojob.com/apply to submit a cover letter, résumé, and the contact information and job title for at least three professional references. For questions, please contact Jennifer Min - Director, Innovative Teacher Program (firstname.lastname@example.org), (650) 350-4575
Thank you for your interest in Nueva’s Innovative Teacher Program. For more information about The Nueva School, please visit our website: www.nuevaschool.org
The Innovative Teacher Program
The Innovative Teacher Program (ITP) is a two-year program designed to provide classroom teaching experience, mentorship, and professional development opportunities for new and developing teachers. Associate Teachers work closely with Mentor Teachers through an apprenticeship model. They spend each day in the classroom, working with students, collaborating with teachers, building curriculum, teaching lessons, and reflecting upon their practice. In addition, Associate Teachers attend weekly professional development workshops as part of a year-long curriculum to explore current topics in teaching and learning.
Associate Teachers participate in all aspects of school life, including serving as co-advisors, preparing parent- teacher conferences, chaperoning school trips, and attending faculty meetings and school events. During their second year, Associate Teachers develop a teaching portfolio, and receive support in applying for positions and/or graduate school, building a resume, and preparing for interviews.
Associate Teachers are members of the Nueva community of educators, one defined by collaboration, inquiry, reflection and lifelong learning.
About The Nueva School
The Nueva School, an internationally recognized, nonprofit, independent day school, has served gifted and talented students since 1967. Today, Nueva serves over 800 students PK–12 and expects to grow to over 950 students in the next few years. Nueva is located in the neighboring towns of Hillsborough and San Mateo, equidistant between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, serving six different counties in the Bay Area of Northern California.
A constructivist school, Nueva is known for its distinctive inquiry-based interdisciplinary studies, project-based learning, and pioneering work in social-emotional learning and design thinking. The Nueva community instills a passion for lifelong learning, fosters social and emotional acuity, and develops the imaginative mind. Our school has received the US Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Award and the American Institute of Architects Award for School Design and Sustainability, has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program and appointed an Ashoka Changemaker School, co-founded the Common Ground Speaker Series, hosts the biennial Innovative Learning Conference, and was highlighted by the Pulitzer Prize–winning and New ...York Times best-selling author Thomas Friedman in his book That Used to Be Us in the chapter “Average Is Over.”
For more information on The Nueva School, please visit www.nuevaschool.org.