Have you always wanted to work in an environment where new ideas are valued and it is understood that being a part of a diverse community makes us all better thinkers and problem solvers? Wellington is seeking a dynamic visual arts teacher for students in grades five through eight—someone who is forward-thinking, innovative, collaborative, and enthusiastic in their approach to their classroom environment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated integration of emerging technologies, diverse teaching strategies, and varied modes of assessment focused on learning outcomes around creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking.
Teach within a broad scope of contemporary visual arts practices
Serve as an involved and committed member of the faculty
Actively pursue and participate in professional development opportunities to further our school mission
Collaborate with colleagues in developing new curricular initiatives
Recognize the importance of diverse teaching strategies and modes of assessment
Model a growth mindset in all aspects of professional endeavors
A master’s degree (or significant work toward one) and recent teaching experience is preferred
Understanding of child development and educational needs for students in grades 5-8
Flexibility in response to the changing needs in a dynamic learning community
Strong organizational and communication skills
Physically able to perform essential functions in a variety of settings
Ability to use PC technology and Microsoft Office to facilitate communication and documentation
Qualified candidates should send materials to Brenda Porter, middle school administrative assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org. All candidates should include:
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.