Derby Academy, a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts, seeks a a Lower School Arts teacher to work with our youngest students, teaching visual art beginning in August, 2018. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” Derby’s Lower School program emphasizes a well-balanced education with challenging academics, enriching arts programs, team sports and physical education. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in art and design, as well as demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. Extensive experience is not necessary (2-3 years teaching experience is ideal), although flexibility is a key component of this position, along with an ability to instill a love of creativity in students in grades PK–3.
A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a relevant field, is required. Collegiality and excellent communication skills are essential. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and energetic team player, and will have some experience working with and teaching young children.
A competitive salary and benefits package includes generous funding of professional development. At least three years of previous teaching experience is preferred, though Massachusetts teacher certification is not required for consideration.
Derby Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, color, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
Interested candidates may email a letter of interest and C.V. to:
Director of Teaching and Learning
No phone calls, please.
About Derby Academy
Derby Academy is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” the school provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment.