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Elementary School Teacher

Company: Newton Public Schools
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Openings as of 12/15/2020

  • Art Teacher-Elementary-Long Term Substitute JobID: 3773
  • Position Type:
    Elementary Teaching/ Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    12/15/2020

  • Location:
    Various Elementary Schools

  •    Department: Fine and Performing Arts Job Title: Visual Art Teacher FLSA Status:
    (Exempt/Non-exempt) Exempt; Unit A Reports to: Principal/K-8 Fine Arts Coordinator general description (1-3 lines describing role): This position provides an opportunity for an energetic and highly organized teacher of visual art to teach a comprehensive array of 2D & 3D visual art. Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Computer/media arts experience (including iPads)

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
    • Minimum of 3-years experience teaching elementary visual art
    • Experience with Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
    • Experience with kiln operation with automated kiln sitter
    • Maintains artistic endeavors and art making in any medium
    • Broad knowledge of visual art history
    • Experience collaborating with fine arts and academic colleagues
    • Experience exhibiting student artwork
    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to): The candidate appointed to this position will
    • Work in collaboration with building colleagues and citywide visual art teachers to maintain citywide visual art curriculum and assessment practices
    • Maintain student art exhibits in designated areas throughout the school and at the Newton Education Center, and other community venues when appropriate
    • Consistent and on-time attendance is required
    • Responsible for implementing other job related duties as needed
    Work Environment & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work Environment: Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

    Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear. The teacher is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel. The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Must have sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law. The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff . Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

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Keywords: Newton Public Schools, Newton , Elementary School Teacher, Other , Newton, Massachusetts

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