Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75-acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.
Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.
Landon seeks an innovative and inspirational art teacher to join its faculty of teacher-coach-mentors for a full-time Upper School Art position in the 2019-2020 school year. An ideal candidate will be a practicing artist who possesses a minimum of 3 years teaching and coaching experience in preparing and mentoring students in the culture, technology, and process of Painting and Drawing. Successful candidates will demonstrate aptitude to participate in a collaborative working environment with six other Art Department faculty with an extensive knowledge of art materials, dedicated to the ethical, intellectual, physical, and social development of boys through the visual arts. Candidates must be interested in working with ninth through twelfth grade students of all abilities to help develop their acuity to draw and paint from observation. Samples of student and personal work may be requested from candidates later in the process. The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom.
Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at email@example.com. No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.