A full-time position for a nurturing, adaptable person who understands the developmental and cognitive needs of children and who can teach collaboratively in a creative, cooperative environment.
The successful candidate will have experience with teaching to a wide range of abilities as well as with extending curriculum to meet needs of all students. In addition, he or she will have a commitment to our school’s mission and an interest in being involved in our community through participation in school-wide committees and activities.
We are deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that challenges prejudice and is committed to diversity and inclusion.
Bachelor Degree in art education or art; Masters Degree preferred
Minimum 3-5 years head teaching experience preferred
Experience teaching art, preferably fine art to elementary and middle school aged children
Proficient at designing and using assessments to guide instruction
Develop and teach fine art lessons based in art history
An understanding of child development and acquisition of motor skills and cognitive growth
A creative and well organized approach to presenting activities
Flexibility and willingness to adjust plans to motivate the individual child
Commitment to professional development
Effective oral and written communication
Enthusiasm and a sense of humor, along with a flexible and collaborative approach
A coeducational school for students in Kindergarten - Grade 9 that reflects its motto, "Gladly will I learn and gladly teach" throughout its strong and varied curriculum. Seventeen-acre campus near downtown New Haven and Yale University.
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