Part-Time Art Instructor - Elementary

Burlington, VT, US
Per Year
Sep 10, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
BurlingtonSchool District

Art Teacher


The Sustainability Academy (SA) Elementary School is seeking a part time (0.4FTE) Art Teacher to join our team beginning in the 2020-21 school year. The Sustainability Academy is the country's first elementary school focused entirely on Education for Sustainability, located in the Old North End of Burlington, Vermont. At SA, we define sustainability as the shared responsibility for improving the quality of life for all — economically, socially, and environmentally — now and for future generations.

Job Requirements:
  • Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.
  • The endorsement in secondary art or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Required Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching at the elementary level.
  • Proficiency in multiple media, visual literacy including art elements and principles, art history, aesthetics, and organizing an art classroom environment.
  • Experience in differentiating instruction and planning curriculum using "backward design" and formative assessments.
  • Experience in integrating technology into classroom instruction.
  • Understanding of Cultural Competency (as explained through Essay 1 on SchoolSpring).
  • Knowledge of best practices in engaging and motivating students and managing student behaviors.

Preferred :
  • Experience in professional/teaching-learning community groups including working collaboratively with colleagues to plan units of study, review student data and progress, and adjust instruction.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning approaches including personalizing instruction and supporting students meeting core proficiencies
  • Training and/or experience with English Language Learners
  • Experience in implementing inclusive practices for students with disabilities
  • Ongoing post-graduate coursework in education or art

SALARY: As per the Master Agreement between the Burlington Board of School Commissioners and the Burlington Education Association.

Primary Location:
Sustainability Academy at Lawrence Barnes School
Salary Range:
Per Year
Shift Type:

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