Landmark Christian School seeks an energetic, creative, and spiritually grounded middle school Art Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The MS Art Teacher will teach grades 6-8.
We believe that the role of the Christian teacher is to demonstrate through philosophy and lifestyle his or her personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a consistent reflection of Godly character, a heart to meet the needs of young people, and a mastery of content and delivery of instruction. The school enrolls about 900 students and is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
Responsibilities & General Requirements
Teach 6th-8th Art
6th Beginning Art
7/8 2D Media (painting, drawing, mixed media) I & II (semester)
Pottery & Sculpture (semester)
8th Advanced Art (year-long)
Plan classes and appropriate assignments according to course requirements.
Explain introductory to intermediate level concepts: elements/principles of art and composition basics, etc.
Introduce techniques and procedures for journaling, painting, sketching, designing, ceramics, and sculpting.
Impart knowledge in art history, as well as contemporary art through demonstration, lectures, and video.
Encourage and expose students to multiple types/styles of art for developing personal styles and expressions of themselves though the medium of art.
Evaluate assignments, communicate expectations/rubrics – make observations and offer constructive criticism through discussion and a critique setting.
Grade and maintain records of student performance.
Foster an atmosphere conducive to the spiritual, intellectual, social, and emotional development of students.
Counsel students when academic or adjustment problems arise.
Plan contests and organize exhibitions.
Candidate must be a Christian who fervently pursues their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Bachelor of Art or Art Education Degree or equivalent studio art experience preferred.
Making meaningful relational connections with students.
Possesses a broad and extensive understanding of various forms of art and art-making media.
Graphic Design experience needed.
Enthusiastic about learning and imparting knowledge.
Articulate verbal and written communication skills.
Committed to teaching from Biblical worldview.
Eager to encourage creativity and expression in young people.
Believes in the critical importance of diversity in the life of a school.
Enthusiastic and articulate advocate for the Landmark Christian School mission and vision.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, Landmark employment application and references to Emily Torrenga, Administrative Assistant to the Head of School, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Landmark Christian School, please visit the school’s website at www.landmarkchristianschool.org.