As a “Best of Essex” independent Catholic school in Upper Montclair NJ, Lacordaire Academy has a long standing legacy of excellence in it’s curriculum and community. We are recognized for achieving outstanding academic results with students from diverse backgrounds, and we have created an innovative PK-12 school model that is preparing current and future generations of children with the subject mastery and skills to succeed in college and life. We now need a talented and charismatic Art Teacher to join our school community.
Key responsibilities include:
Building a classroom culture in which students love art!
Engaging students in the creative process and cultivating their talents, while deepening their knowledge and understanding of visual art and art history
Collaborating with our teachers and across the local communities network to build a world-class art program, while cultivating a school environment that prioritizes aesthetics and makes learning visible to the community
Building a culture of self-expression that utilizes discourse and critique to promote scholarly critical thinking about art and identity
Working with administration to provide an open and vibrant classroom that allows for alumni, prospective families, and students to witness the creative process at our school
Ability to teach across multiple grade levels (PreK —12th Grades)
Successful candidates should also have the following experiences and characteristics:
Prior experience in establishing creative environments in which art is explored, discovered, and observed both in and out of the classroom
Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Art or Art Education, with an outstanding record of academic achievement and leadership;
A person of high moral character; and passionate about art and learning
Excellent writing and speaking skills preferred
A willingness to work in a fast paced environment is essential
A great team player with a good sense of humor
A pleasant personality that enjoys interacting with children of all ages, parents, administration, and staff
To join our team, please send a cover letter and resume that outlines your candidacy to email@example.com . Your cover letter should explain in detail your qualifications for the position.
Lacordaire Academy is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.