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Teacher - Art

Brandywine School District
Claymont, DE, US
Position Type:
Middle School/Art Teacher

Date Posted:

P.S. duPont Middle School

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Until Filled

Brandywine School District Terms of Employment: 10 Months/Year Benefits Type: Benefited - Regular Full Time Reports To: Building Principal Salary: Commensurate with the Brandywine School District's Teacher Salary Schedule To Apply: Click "Apply" designated near the Job ID on the main employment web page for complete application instructions. Job Goal: The Art teacher will help develop in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression appropriate to the pupil's interests and abilities; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of art. Job Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Education and/or Art.
  2. Possess or be eligible for educator licensure and/or certification in Delaware as an Art Teacher.
  3. Mastery of the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) and deliver exceptional standards-based instruction in assigned content area(s) and grade level(s) that ensures academic growth for all students, including those with special needs.
  4. Proficiency in automated student information systems for progress and grade reporting and class work documentation and ability to integrate technology into instructional delivery.
  5. Exceptional classroom management, organization, planning, instructional delivery, leadership, and technical skills; and the ability to utilize differentiated instructional methods to engage students in positive learning experiences.
  6. Outstanding ability to motivate and build relationships with students and parents to promote student achievement and strengthen community partnerships.
  7. Commendable history of effective leadership, extra-curricular participation, an acceptable attendance record, and exemplary performance.
Essential Functions:
  1. Develop daily and unit lesson plans and a scope and sequence that are thoughtful, goal-oriented and aligned with curriculum and integrate technology; maintain pace of learning and provide opportunities for student differences; and check for student understanding and convey appropriately high expectations for students.
  2. Carefully plan for substitute teachers when unable to attend school and relate lessons to the state content standards in the core content areas as well as in specific content area.
  3. Create and maintain a classroom environment to encourage all students to be engaged and work toward meeting the standards; maintain accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral performance; and complete progress and grade reports promptly and as scheduled using automated systems.
  4. Promote a high rate of student interest and provide prompt and specific feedback in a constructive manner and opportunities for active participation; demonstrate fairness and consistency in dealing with students; and speak and write clearly, correctly, and at an appropriate level for student understanding.
  5. Comply with policies, regulations and procedures of school district and building; communicate effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff.
  6. Display high level professional conduct and image at all times; establish and maintain an acceptable attendance record; and participate in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom.
  7. Continue to grow as a professional educator with classes/workshops for professional development in specific areas of interest and/or need and coaching and feedback from administrators and peers.
  8. Perform other duties and/or complete special projects as assigned.

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