Job Summary: Canterbury School is seeking a dynamic, talented, and experienced visual arts educator to join our team as a full-time faculty member in the High School. This position is responsible for teaching five sections of Visual Arts in the High School, including the development of an AP Studio Art program. Canterbury requires strong teaching skills, a deep understanding of high school students, a strong background in the arts, knowledge of best practices in pedagogy, flexibility, and the ability to collaborate closely with members of the department, administration, colleagues, and parents.
Providing an excellent learning environment by fostering a nurturing, and supportive, and inclusive environment that emphasizes mutual respect and care.
The active pursuit of professional development in the areas of school counseling and social-emotional development.
Other general supervisory duties throughout the school day, as assigned by the division directors.
Supervising students when in your care
Serve as an Advisor to roughly 10 High School students
Interacting appropriately with parents
Attending school, professional development, and faculty meetings
All other responsibilities as outlined in the employee handbook
Collaborate with colleagues and contribute to theatre productions
Bachelor’s Degree or higher
Experience in teaching art to high school students
Excellent verbal communication skills and organizational skills
Outstanding written skills for communication and documentation
Knowledge about and experience with student developmental, social, emotional and cognitive needs
Empathy and understanding for high school age students
Ability to work successfully with colleagues on a team
Flexibility, tact, and grace in talking with parents