The Art Specialist Teacher at Epiphany School is responsible for the school’s Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth Grade art program. This includes planning and teaching the curriculum, assessing, evaluating, and supervising students, managing the classroom and its supplies and resources, collaborating with classroom teachers and specialists, and participating in robust professional learning and school community events.
This is a full-time, exempt academic school year position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, teach, and assess curriculum in collaboration with classroom teachers, specialist teachers, and Division Heads
Plan curriculum to meet national and state visual art standards and current education trends
Provide sets, props, and other visual art for performances
Organize and curate art displays on campus
Assess and record student learning including progress reports
Establish and manage classroom culture based on vision, mission, and values of the schools
Manage classroom environment, resources and annual budget
Utilize necessary technology in the classroom and for delivery of instruction
Communicate with families and provide regular input to teacher pages and newsletters
Provide lunch and recess coverage and arrival and dismissal duties
Participate in professional learning opportunities at Epiphany School and in the greater education community
Participate in school admission, development, and community events
Participate in committees and provide input on school decisions
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Teaching Certification and endorsement in grade or field
Ability to multi-task and to maintain professionalism in a creative and changing environment.
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; good presentation skills.
Experience and comfort working in a Microsoft environment including MS Office.
Must be collaborative, motivated, organized and process oriented.
Ability to deal with emergencies.
Commitment to student and family confidentiality.
Ability to lead the program in a virtual environment as needed.
Meet all Epiphany School health and safety training requirements.
Ability to obtain the following (the school will cover all associated costs to obtain)
WA State Food Handlers Permit
STARS 30 hour child-care basics training
Proof of a negative TB test
Proof of MMR Immunization
Bloodborne pathogens training
CPR/First Aid certification
Position typically requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Lifting/Carrying: Ability to transport up to twenty (20) pounds.
This position is required to be on-site; work is typically performed at school sites, including the office, classroom, playground, school grounds and general school environment.
If you are looking to work in a collaborative teaching environment, we want to meet you!
About Epiphany School
Epiphany School, a secular, NWAIS-accredited school that serves students in Pre-K through 5th grade, is known for excellent academics, strong social-emotional learning, and a warm, family-friendly atmosphere in which every child is truly known. The school’s talented faculty weave the school’s core values of respect, responsibility, and resourcefulness into every grade, helping each student grow in character, independence, confidence, and leadership.
Located on a beautiful campus in a quiet neighborhood, the school has a long legacy of attracting excellent students. Epiphany School faculty and staff enjoy generous benefits; a collaborative, dynamic work environment; and a uniquely well-funded professional development system that allows every employee to direct their own lifelong learning and career growth.