We are seeking a candidate with: - A passion for teaching art to children - The enthusiasm and innovation to be able to offer a variety of high level projects in various media - Knowledge and expertise in the field of art, with continued attention to current research about art education - Effective interpersonal skills for department, colleague, and parent communication - Strong written and oral skills - A desire to encourage the artistic strengths of individual students and the ability to adapt instruction for various learning styles Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): - Teaching all students in Grade 1 to Grade 5 once a week (17 hours instruction time) - Developing appropriate curriculum and projects for each grade level - Collaborating with classroom teachers to put together interdisciplinary projects - Promoting the culture of a bilingual, international school - Commuting between two separate campuses (approx 2.5 miles apart) - Leading all aspects of the Art Show in May - Attending relevant parent events (for example, back to school night) as determined by the Division Head - Assessing all students through bi-annual report cards - Working with all teachers to follow students’ overall progress - Projecting a professional and positive demeanor at all times
Founded in 1980 as a one-classroom preschool, the French-American School of New York (FASNY) has offered the best in bilingual education for local francophone families and expatriate students for more than forty years. In those 40+ years, FASNY has evolved to become an international and bilingual N-12 day school educating more than 700 students on three campuses in Mamaroneck and Larchmont, New York. It is the only school in the New York metropolitan area accredited to offer both the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma and the French baccalaureate. All students also graduate with a New York State high school diploma. Our dedicated staff of teachers and administrators is committed to creating an environment that is nurturing yet challenging, one that encourages students to flourish intellectually, emotionally, and ethically. Our goal is to have a faculty and staff whose diversity reflects as closely as possible to the student body.