Upper School Digital Photography and Innovation + Design
TMI: Episcopal School
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Position Description TMI Episcopal is seeking a full-time Upper School Digital Photography and I + D instructor for the 2023-2024 school year, to commence in August, 2023. A strong candidate will have 2-5 years of prior teaching experience in independent schools, be comfortable with a variety of modes of teaching, and be highly skilled at differentiating instruction. Primary Responsibilities -Teaching two sections of Innovation and Design, two sections of Digital Photography, and one section of Digital Music - Contributing to the broader TMI community by participating in extracurricular activities to possibly include the athletic program, residential life program, and/or club programs - Serving as an advisor to a small group of students - Fulfilling duties as assigned throughout the day
Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Art, Computer Science, Engineering or related field - Two to five years teaching experience at the upper school level, preferably in an independent school setting Skills/Abilities - Thorough content knowledge in photography, graphic design, and the design-thinking process - Knowledge of diverse teaching strategies and ability to differentiate in the classroom - Knowledge of different project development methods in education and industry - Technologically savvy with a passion for learning new technologies - Excellent written and spoken communication skills - Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities - Ability to work collaboratively within a team and across departments Benefits/Compensation - Salary to be determined based on experience and qualifications. - Benefits include health insurance, dental, short/long-term disability, life insurance, PTO, and retirement plan participation. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and statement of educational philosophy. Please apply at: https://www.tmi-sa.org/employment It is TMI's policy to grant equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran's status, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other non-job-related characteristic. The school's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.
TMI recently opened the Walker Innovation Center. The Walker Innovation Center is an 8,000 square foot space that includes a fab-lab maker space, idea labs, a dedicated robotics room, AR/VR lab and a sound and broadcasting space. The Walker Innovation Center is under the direction of our Dean of Innovation and is available to all faculty... to use for stand-alone projects or to facilitate the ongoing integration of Design Thinking and project based learning in an effort to instill in our students the benefits of real-world problem solving.