Art Teacher

Location
New York, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Ref
ARTTE01423
When students enter HCZ Promise Academy Charter Schools, we make a promise to help each and every one get to and through college. Everything we give our students-from world-class instruction and exceptional extracurricular activities to social emotional support and healthy meals-is aimed at fulfilling that promise.

To support our teachers, we provide them with bi-weekly professional development, access to top-of-the-line technology, including a personal laptop, and Smartboards and tablets in the classroom. Additionally, our teachers are surrounded by colleagues and professionals-ranging from academic and instructional coaches and deans of students, to guidance counselors and social workers-all committed to ensuring the success for every child. As a teacher at Promise Academy, you will take your place in a team that seamlessly surrounds children in a safe, enriching environment, making sure the reach their full potential.

We are seeking an Art Teacher. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the mission of HCZ Promise Academy, an understanding and respect for the culture of all residents of Harlem, and a desire for working in a school setting that fosters a love for children.
Art Teacher Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting and art history
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
  • Facilitate small group targeted instruction in different subjects as needed
  • Maintain and communicate high academic and personal expectations for all students
  • Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn
  • Follow the school's policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline, and refuse to tolerate classroom disruptions
  • Develop clear evaluation criteria and distribute to students prior to assignments
  • Develop and use a variety of assessments (e.g., exams, written work, and public performances) that frequently measure student progress
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities

Art Teacher Qualification, Skill and Knowledge Requirements
  • A dedication and commitment to the mission of HCZ Promise Academy
  • Bachelor's degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required
  • 2 - 5 years teaching experience in an urban school setting is desired
  • New York State certification in Art Education K-12 required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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