Falk School, a coeducational K-8 laboratory school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking a dynamic, full-time art teacher for the next academic year, beginning August 2021.
Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience. Falk School, which is a department in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh, offers excellent benefits.
Ideal candidates should have experience designing and implementing curriculum, working with diverse students with varied learning styles and levels of mastery, engaging young children in meaningful, process-oriented artmaking, and maintaining a nurturing student-centered classroom environment. Candidates should have strong oral and written communication skills, be reflective, and be able to develop collaborative relationships with students, parents, faculty, and the arts community. Knowledge of both traditional and contemporary art, evidence of being a practicing artist, an understanding of the Reggio Approach and progressive education, and conducting dynamic, engaging distance/online learning are all a plus.
For full consideration, apply at Elementary Art Teacher. Please submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a resume, (3) an educational philosophy that includes ideal art experiences in elementary grades, (4) three letters of recommendation, (5) official transcripts, (6) PA instructional certificate or equivalent.
Offer of employment is contingent on the candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check. Also, as required by Act 168 of 2014, the candidate must satisfy the requirements stated on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
A Master’s Degree and a degree in art education or equivalent coursework are required. Broad experience is advantageous, as partnering across disciplines and grade levels are valued at our school. Highly creative work experience in the field of elementary education is an asset.
Internal Number: 21000540
About Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School
Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School is a coeducational K-8 laboratory school affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.