Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Art teacher for early childhood and middle school students beginning in the fall of 2021. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Art or Art Education, with a graduate degree preferred, and will have demonstrated successful experience working with students in a variety of mediums and art forms such as painting, printing, drawing, ceramics, and sculpture.
Other duties include designing art-related field trips, displaying student artwork throughout the school, participating and co-running the annual art show, and other various art-related events at WES and in the community.
Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. Washington Episcopal School inspires academic and personal excellence within a joyful learning environment to develop students who are kind, confident, and prepared citizens of the world.
WES is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an environment in which all are valued and supported.
The successful candidate will also:
have art history knowledge and be able to link projects to various art movements and well known and lesser known artists
be responsible for project development that provides students with breadth and depth in the areas of forms of art and medium use, art history, and cross curriculum integration
work collaboratively with two other art teachers in the department, as well as division colleagues and administrators
foster a creative and relevant learning environment
About WASHINGTON EPISCOPAL SCHOOL
Founded in 1986, Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. WES believes that learning should be joyful, because academic excellence and happy children belong together. The School represents a diverse community, where the uniqueness of each member of the school is celebrated. WES develops children into kind, confident, and prepared young adults.
Washington Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer.