Visual Arts Teacher
Northwest School, The
Seattle, Washington
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 11/27/2017
Job ID: 40378
Position/Title: Visual Arts Teacher
Employer: Northwest School, The
Department: Art
Category: Teaching
Type: Art - Visual
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
The Northwest School is a college-preparatory, co-educational independent school near the heart of downtown Seattle. We offer a rich and challenging program to roughly 500 students in grades 6 through 12, including 80 international students, many of whom live in our campus dormitory. The Northwest School is committed to a diverse workplace and expects applicants to have a commitment to inclusion, equity, and social justice. We firmly believe that we are a richer, more creative and dynamic institution when our collective is built with a diverse set of community members. The Northwest School strives for its faculty and student body to reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The Northwest School seeks a full time Visual Arts Teacher who will instruct students in grades 6-12 in visual art and drawing beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.

Essential Functions Include:
Teach four sections of Visual Art to middle and upper school students

Serve as an advisor to a group of students by guiding their social and academic progress.

Coordinate curricula with other art teachers and grade level teachers.

Plan and participate in a 2 week intensive course known as a Summit each year.

Participate fully in the life of the school which includes collaborating effectively and collegially with a teaching team, grade-level, and department; engage regularly in formal, ongoing professional development beyond school based in-service; support colleagues and the school by substituting for absent teachers; participate in meetings, committees, and community gatherings; and know, understand, and uphold the mission, philosophy and values of the school. All teachers contribute to the school mission and community with activities such as supporting student SEL, interest groups (clubs), social events, and grade level trips
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 1-3 Years

Minimum Qualifications:
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission, values, and philosophy, especially related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and environmental sustainability.
A bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
Has a strong pedagogical toolkit for student accessibility to curriculum and success in the classroom

Preferred Qualifications:
A master's degree and 3-5 years of teaching experience is preferred.
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