Start Date: Jan 3, 2022 End Date: March 11, 2022 Three Month Leave Position 5 Days / Week Salary: Commensurate with experience
Bank Street School for Children is seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, and team-oriented art teacher. The preferred candidate will: be able to maintain and run an art studio, teach a set studio art curriculum to 3rd - 7th graders, collaborate with a teacher team to teach a set design curriculum to the 8th grade, be able to collaborate with teachers to create art experiences that support the social studies curriculums in the 5th and 6th grade. Interested candidates should understand how the visual arts foster the healthy development of children and various learning styles and demonstrate an interest in professional growth.
Bachelor's degree in art or equivalent education. Master’s degree in art education preferable. Facility with both two and three-dimensional art materials. Ability to work collaboratively and an interest in an interdisciplinary approach to education. Teaching experience in visual arts (painting, collage, drawing) and sculpture (clay, wire, paper mache) required; 3 years minimum preferred Knowledge of artistic child development 3rd - 8th grade.
Teaching Visual Arts classes using an established curriculum. Teaching Integrated art classes using an established social studies curriculum. Collaboratively implementing curriculum reflecting child development, child-centered education, diversity, and social justice. Collaborating with the art department and classroom teachers.
Organizing and maintaining art materials in the art studio and classroom. Installing, labeling, and updating exhibits of children’s artwork for all classes. Regular school division, art department, supervisor, and subject area leader meetings. Notice to Applicant: COVID-19 Vaccination Policy We appreciate your interest in employment at Bank Street College of Education. We would like to note that the College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, which requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.
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Bank Street School for Children is a coeducational, independent progressive school on the Upper West Side of Manhattan serving students from Nursery through Grade 8. It is a working model of Bank Street College's approach to teaching and learning.