Beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year, Cape Henry Collegiate is seeking applications for a full time Visual Arts Teacher to serve in the Middle and Upper Schools. At Cape Henry, all students are required to participate in Fine or Performing Arts. We offer a diverse program in all grade levels. The current opportunity is for a teacher who is experienced and comfortable teaching Art Foundations, a survey course that serves as a prerequisite for all Upper School Visual Arts classes, as well as some Middle School studio art sections. Competitive candidates will have experience teaching studio classes in multiple mediums to students in Middle or Upper School classrooms. Candidates with specific skill sets should indicate such in their applications. Candidates with a range of abilities will be particularly attractive as the Art curriculum is dynamic and electives can be created to allow faculty to share their talents with students. Ability to teach the Art Foundations course which addresses numerous mediums is essential for competitive candidates.
We are seeking a creative, positive, energetic teacher to instill a love of Art in some while cultivating that love in others.
Position Duties (include, but are not limited to)
Teach 5 classes
Serve as an advisor for students and actively participate in the advisory program
Attend all required faculty meetings.
Engage in the life of the school beyond the classroom and footprint of the academic day.
Perform other duties as required
The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Ability and experience teaching diverse High School Art levels will make candidates particularly competitive.
Additionally, we hope to attract candidates who have an interest in being involved outside the classroom in extracurricular activities.
Salary is competitive and Cape Henry provides a robust benefit package for all full-time employees
Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates with a Master’s Degree and/or state teaching license will be given preferential treatment. Competitive candidates will be experienced with teaching high school students. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Physical Requirements Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.
The School's mission is to know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.
Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
About Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate is a coeducational independent day school with an enrollment of over 950 located on a 30-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School is noted for its meaningful honor code, strong academics, competitive athletic programs, commitment to the visual and performing arts, global education, and caring environment.