Art Teacher - Sycamore School
- 03-Feb-2020 to 03-Mar-2020
- - Sycamore School
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
Position type: Grade levels 4th - 8th grade
Reports to: Head of Middle School
The Art Teacher is a special area teacher who is responsible for teaching art curriculum
to students in grades 4 through grade 8. Curriculum elements will include: elements and principles of design; drawing; color theory; art criticism; aesthetics; and art history.
Teach students the knowledge and skills of elements of design and principles of art.
Develop an aesthetic understanding and appreciation that allows students to make qualitative judgments about art.
Further the students' knowledge of visual arts and media through art theory and history
Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting.
Evaluate each student's performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and provide trimester assessments.
Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students' work.
Maintain communication with parents, faculty, staff, and students.
Participate in end of year summative review with Division Head.
Attend faculty, staff, and division meetings.
Attend workshops and other professional development opportunities to continue to grow professionally in the areas of gifted and art education.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Certification in Art Education strongly preferred
Demonstrated lead teaching experience
Understanding of and ability to differentiate curriculum, especially with gifted students
Knowledge and understanding of color theory; elements and principles of design; art historical eras and various cultures
Ability to draw well with a firm understanding and mastery of perspective drawing, shading, figure drawing, blind-contour drawing, etc.
Knowledge of the academic and emotional needs of gifted students is highly preferred
Experience working in a team teaching environment and with interdisciplinary projects
Capability to develop and maintain appropriate working relationships with parents
Familiar with using current technology integrated in the art curriculum
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No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted for this position.
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