Purpose: The ideal candidate is an outstanding teacher with a deep understanding of and passion for Art. He/she enjoys working with middle school students, grades 5-8, and has experience masterfully guiding them in the development of their artistic skills. The successful candidate will also facilitate involvement in Fine Arts festivals and competitions.
Qualifications & Skills:
BA or BFA in Art, MFA preferred
Demonstrated passion for teaching and for Art
Strong organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks simultaneously
Ability to collaborate successfully and work cheerfully
Knowledge and working experience of a variety of materials and methods with an emphasis on studio art
Teach studio art in the Middle School, delivering instruction aligned with ESD’s Statement of Educational Philosophy.
Advising 8-10 students in on a grade level team in Middle School
Provide support in gallery art installations and art events.
Provide integral and varied support, planning, oversight, and communication as an academic advisor.
Participate and engage in professional activities and gatherings at team, departmental, divisional, and school-wide levels.
Use appropriate technology in support of the curriculum of the twenty-first century global classroom.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
Keep meaningful and accurate records.
Work closely with colleagues and school leaders on the school’s curricula initiatives and implementation of ESD’s strategic plan.
Actively seek out professional development and growth opportunities.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Division Head or Department Chair.
The Episcopal School of Dallas is a faith-centered, co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school with students age 3 – Grade 12. The policy of The Episcopal School of Dallas is to recruit, hire, train and promote employees without discrimination based on race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, or disability. In our recruitment practices, we strive to create a diverse school community whose members embrace the Mission and Vision Statement of the school.