Greenwich Academy seeks a talented artist and beginning teacher to serve as a teaching fellow in our visual arts department. The fellowship offers a teacher new to the profession the opportunity to teach motivated, engaged students in a community that prizes the arts and cultivates learning and professional growth. The fellow will receive mentoring from colleagues in the department and will have the opportunity to observe classes taught by those colleagues as part of his or her regular schedule. The fellow will likely teach two sections of Upper School studio art and, if s/he has the necessary skills, one section of a beginning filmmaking class. Participation in the University of Pennsylvania's Residency Master's Program in Teaching will be supported by Greenwich Academy if the fellow chooses to pursue a master's degree while a fellow at GA.
Successful candidates will be excited to work in a rigorous academic environment and will be eager to immerse themselves in the school community. A commitment to using a variety of teaching strategies is expected. Candidates should be enthusiastic learners and artists and should be eager to teach and learn in an environment dedicated to thoughtful, ongoing diversity work.
About Greenwich Academy
Greenwich Academy is an independent college-preparatory day school for girls and young women that seeks to foster excellence. Its mission is to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts curriculum within an inclusive, diverse community. The school’s objective is to develop girls and young women of exceptional character and achievement who demonstrate independence, resilience, courage, integrity, and compassion. As a community, we strive above all to honor our motto, “Toward the Building of Character.”