Long Term Substitute Art Teacher

School District of Lancaster
Lancaster, PA, US
JOB GOAL: To ensure that each student will think critically, communicate effectively, understand cultural heritage and diversity, respect human dignity and be responsible to self and community and become a contributing member of society.
Essential and Marginal Functions
1. Create art by using various 2D and 3D media. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of art history. Write and demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of aesthetics art.
2. Provide exhibition opportunities for students.
3. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
4. Maintain good classroom organization, management and discipline.
5. Conduct ongoing assessment of student progress in order to provide instruction to ensure continuous student growth.
6. Provide School District of Lancaster Art Program for each student in conjunction with the goals of the Strategic Plan.
7. Demonstrate appropriate planning, the use of a variety of instructional techniques and strategies, and the incorporation of technology where possible to supplement instruction.
8. Maintain student records including all required paperwork.
9. Communicate regularly with parents and be available for educational purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
10. Pursue ongoing professional growth opportunities.
11. Plan purposeful assignments for volunteer(s).
12. Attend staff meetings, and department meetings and
13. Serve on building and District committees as required.

1. Maintain art supply inventory.
2. Participate in District art functions.
1. Appropriate PA teacher certification.
2. BA required in appropriate major study, Masters preferred but not required.
3. Must be able to organize a classroom to deliver the School District of Lancaster Art program.
4. Strong communication and motivational skills.
5. Ability to effectively communicate with, instruct, and work with students, staff and parents.
6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find acceptable and appropriate.
Supplemental Information
REPORTS TO: Principal
SUPERVISES: Not applicable
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Board's request
EVALUATION: Evaluation will be determined according to the District's Professional Evaluation Plan -Observation/Supervision/Evaluation Plan.

The School District of Lancaster offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees which may include health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick leave.

Part-time employees are eligible for benefits based on hours worked.


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    3. The importance of continuing professional development and how I plan to incorporate It throughout my career.
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