Capitol Hill Day School seeks a full-time visual arts teacher. Teaching and learning at Capitol Hill Day School is rooted in a Progressive Education tradition. The School has an experiential approach to education, apparent through hands-on classroom activities that stress in-depth inquiry and discovery, an arts program that is integrated with studies, and an extensive field education program where students take trips related to topics of study. Teachers collaborate with each other in developing, planning, and implementing curriculum; school-wide, they create a spirit of camaraderie through their interactions with students, parents, and other members of the staff. Also essential to the School’s program is its commitment to diversity, ensuring that students from varying backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles learn from and with each other.
Art at Capitol Hill Day School focuses on both the process and the meaning of art-making, and incorporates self-expression, media exploration, and skill development. Integration of art with other aspects of the curriculum gives depth and fresh perspective to studies, as well as creative tools for representation of knowledge and ideas.
Capitol Hill Day School is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Requirements: Art degree, undergraduate and/or masters or extensive experience teaching art preferred.