Shorecrest is seeking an accomplished and student-centered instructor in Graphic Design (Adobe Creative Cloud), Digital Film (iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro) and Photography (black and white 35mm film). Teachers at Shorecrest have a passion for teaching and are committed to student learning and development. We seek candidates who embrace authentic assessment, innovative pedagogies, discussion-based learning and Project Based Learning.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, including Illustrator, Photoshop, iMovie, Adobe Premier Pro and all aspects photography darkroom procedures and management.
Ability to address and teach the Elements of Art and Principles of Design across media.
Ability to instruct students in digital drawing techniques.
Teaching experience at the high school level, preferably in an independent school environment.
Bachelor’s degree in subject area required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Serve as an advisor to 10-12 students, guiding students in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal development, and acting as primary liaison to parents/guardians.
Collaborative and engaged member of the faculty who is committed to students and to teacher growth.
Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside of the classroom.
Sponsor a student club and/or coach an athletic team.
Commitment to a community that values equity, diversity and inclusion.
About Shorecrest Preparatory School
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest is one of the oldest independent schools in Florida serving approximately 950 students from PK to Grade 12. Last year, more than 60% of its graduates matriculated to universities outside the state of Florida. Its curriculum is challenging and offers students multiple opportunities for advanced study through its extensive AP program, advanced elective offerings, and an Independent Study option. St. Petersburg is a vibrant and growing city, named as one of the world’s most attractive small cities for art. It has a lively downtown, abuzz with outdoor concerts and markets, and it is within minutes of some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Shorecrest Preparatory School welcomes candidates for admission or employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.