K-12 Digital Arts and Design Teacher
Hewitt School
New York, New York
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 3/7/2019
 
Job ID: 46318
Position/Title: K-12 Digital Arts and Design Teacher
Employer: Hewitt School
Department: Middle School Faculty
Category: Teaching
Type: Art - Visual Art
Status: FullTime
 
 
 
Job Description/Responsibilities:
ABOUT HEWITT
Established in 1920, The Hewitt School empowers girls to discover their full intellectual and creative
abilities, to pursue their passions and personal best, and to lead lives of consequence with character,
compassion, and conviction. Located on New York City’s Upper East Side, Hewitt is an independent
school serving girls in grades K through 12. As a community, Hewitt is fully committed to a culturally
diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Hewitt School seeks a full-time digital arts and design teacher to teach in our K-12 program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
● Teach full load of digital arts courses with the ability to teach in various media.
● Collaborate with department members on pedagogy and curricular scope and sequence.
● Serve on academic committees as determined by the associate head for learning and
innovation.
● Serve as a full member of the community by leading clubs, electives, or activities beyond
classroom duties. Attend school events such as concerts and games, and serve as proctor as
needed.
● Engage fully in Hewitt’s commitment to implementing current research on girls in the
classroom and beyond.
● Write student reports and stay in regular communication with parents.
● Participate in admissions and parent education events.
● Write entries for the weekly divisional newsletters about class activities.
● Chaperone field trips, including potential overnight trips.
 
 
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years

 
Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
● Bachelor’s degree in visual arts.
● Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Adobe InDesign, and Video editing.
● Teaching experience.

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QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED
● Master’s degree in arts or arts education.
● Demonstrated commitment to anti-bias education and social justice.
● Inquiry-based pedagogy.
● Culturally responsive approach to teaching.
● Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches.
● Commitment to student life.
● Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice.
● Professional practice and ability to model contemplation as part of intellectual exploration.
 
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employment@hewittschool.org. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No
phone calls, please. Recruitment will remain open until position is filled; applicants should apply as
soon as possible for consideration.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The successful candidate for this position must be able to provide employment references,
successfully complete a post-offer background check (criminal background check and verification of
education and prior employment), submit a completed physical exam by a licensed medical
practitioner stating they are able to perform the essential functions of the position, and demonstrate
legal work authorization to work in the United States.
The Hewitt School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It has been and will continue to be a
fundamental policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by
applicable federal, New York State and/or New York City laws/regulations. This policy applies to all
aspects of the employment process, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation/benefits,
performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, training, working conditions, layoff, and termination.

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Deadline:
Open Until Filled
 
Contact Info
TO APPLY: Please submit a resumé, cover letter, and examples of previous relevant work to employment@hewittschool.org. Please reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.
 
 
 
 
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