CGPS nurtures each student’s unique passions and talents inside and outside the classroom, unifying and inspiring members of its community in a rigorous but relaxed learning environment, preparing them for the finest colleges and instilling in them the confidence, ethical values, and sense of purpose to embrace challenges, to achieve their dreams, and to improve the world.
Metalsmithing and Jewelry Teacher
Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School seeks a five-month, family leave replacement metalsmithing instructor to teach introductory courses and specialized electives to grades 8-12.
Teach sections of 8th Grade Art (focus: mixed media sculpture), 9th Grade Art, Metalsmithing and Jewelry I, II, III, and Advanced Projects in Metals.
Foster an understanding and appreciation for art and design history and theory through class critiques, discussions, and projects.
Help students formulate individualized projects that develop their own style and express their personal interests.
Work closely with colleagues, the department head, and prep school administration to support the academic, social, and emotional well being of all students.
7:30am-3:30pm Monday through Friday
Weekly faculty and department meetings until 4:30pm
Start date: August 31, 2020
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate “Metalsmithing Teacher” in the subject line.
Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions including hiring, transferring, and promotions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color,creed, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation and national origin, alienage, age, pregnancy, marital/partnership status, citizenship, military status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, status of domestic violence, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
Bachelor’s degree in Metal and Jewelry Arts or related discipline. An Art Education degree is preferred.
Ability to adapt instruction to fit physically distanced, hybrid, and remote learning environments.
Run well-managed, meaningful, and engaging classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced high school metalsmithing students.
Experience teaching at the high school or college level is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation
We offer highly competitive salaries, exceptional benefits, and a warm and supportive culture.