Xaverian is seeking applicants for a Middle School/High School visual arts teacher. We are seeking an educator with vision and a passion for building and managing a dynamic visual arts program. The desired applicant will have a history of collaborating with other educators, as well as the ability to maintain and adapt existing curricula to meet the ever changing needs of students. The ideal candidate will be comfortable using a variety of pedagogical and assessment tools, have a passion for educating young men, and a willingness to be involved in the school community beyond the classroom setting. Candidates should have a degree in Visual/Fine Arts, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as an enthusiasm for the school’s mission as a Catholic and Xaverian Sponsored School.
Bachelor's of Fine Arts/Education/Visual Arts and/or Design (Master’s preferred)
possess a high level of experience in digital media, design, graphic art, and teaching 2D/3D
at least three years of classroom instruction experience at the middle/high school or college level
have an extensive portfolio of individual and student art work
maintain artistic endeavours
knowledge of art history and different art genres in order to teach a range of art styles
ability to communicate concrete and abstract concepts to students
ability to spot and cultivate creativity
engage in and create area events that connect XBHS Visual Arts students to the community
Teach: Visual Arts Grade 7 and 8, Cartooning, Architectural Construction, Architectural Drawing, Studio Art I, Studio Art II, AP Studio Art
work with the Fine Arts Department Chairperson to continue building an innovative and competitive visual arts program
plan and prepare learning activities in both in-person and online modalities that guide students towards the achievement of curriculum and department objectives using a range of instructional techniques and media consistent with available resources and student needs and capabilities
How to Apply:
Resume, cover letter, and three references should be submitted electronically to Julie Horne at email@example.com. Please indicate VISUAL ARTS TEACHER in the subject line. Position available for the 2021-2022 school year. Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits. Deadline to apply is March 12 or until position is filled.
About Xaverian Brothers High School
Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, MA is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for young men founded in 1963. The school enrolls approximately 950 day students in grades 7-12 from over 60 communities in eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.