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Visual Art Teacher Position at the Match Charter Public School

Match Charter Public High School in Boston is adding a visual art class to the curriculum. They are looking for someone part-time, during the school day. You can find out more about the school here: http://www.matchschool.org

If you are interested in learning more, or to apply, contact Alex Johnson at ajohnso@stanford.edu with a cover letter and a resume of teaching and artistic background.

 

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City Studio Looking for Lead Teacher to Start Immediately

Looking for a lead teacher starting Mid-Oct. 2015 through May 2016.

If interested please forward Resume/CV and description of relevant experience and interest to Debra Samdperil, SMFA Assoc. VP, Non-Degree Programs: dsamdperil@smfa.edu immediately.


City Studio: BPS/SMFA Partnership High School Art Program:

One afternoon per week (TBD Tues. Wed. or Thurs) 4:00-6:00 pm for 21 weeks

City Studio is a studio based after-school art program established through a partnership between BPS and SMFA that gives Boston Public School students the opportunity to make and exhibit their work while exploring contemporary art and historical art movements. Visits to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, National Center for Afro-American Artists and the galleries on the South End will complement studio courses in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Photography and Video. Portfolio building, technical instruction, mentoring, and installation skills will also be developed throughout the year.

Course Description
City Studio 2015/16 will guide students to delve deeper into their own personal history, cultural upbringing, and preconceived notions of reality, by engaging them in exploring contemporary art and art historical movements while creating their own personal artwork.

Our mission is to rethink, reflect, re-contextualize how high school artists think about art through their interactions with artists, instructors, institutions, galleries, and materials that will expose them to new and innovative ways of creating art. This twenty-one week after school program dedicated to constant dialogue, object development, field trips and visits with local artists will ignite the flames of inspiration each student holds within; resulting in an invaluable and formative art experience.

A weekly homework assignment will be given to help students develop independence, focus, and their own personal approach to making art. During the course of the program students will have the opportunity to exhibit in a mid-semester exhibition as well as a final exhibition.

An exhibition is mandatory and is used to evaluate student development throughout the course by assessing the formal components of visual arts incorporated into their work. Students will also work on building a portfolio and all students will receive one course credit towards high school graduation upon successful completion of the program.

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Workshop Opportunities with Families Creating Together

Families Creating Together is interested in having Art Ed students design and lead workshops one evening a week (Wednesday nights from 5:30-7:30).

FCT is an award winning multi-generational narrative arts program which welcomes and includes children ages 5-12 years old, with and without disabilities and deaf, in an accessible setting. All workshops are presented in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

They can provide families, outreach, staff, a site in Jamaica Plain on the orange line, staff training support and supervision and supplies.

Workshops can be in late October, November and December.

If interested, contact Ed Pazzanese by e-mail at edwardpazzanese@gmail.com or by phone at 617-524-2910.

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Visual Art Teacher at Boston Day & Evening Academy

DETAILS:

Position: Visual Art Teacher

Start Date: Immediate Start

Day & Hours:

Tuesdays and Thursdays (Sculpture) 10:13am -11:20am and

Fridays (Drawing) 10:35am-12:05pm

Class Size: 6-12 students

Type of employment: Stipend Position

Supervisor: Enrichment Program Coordinator

School: Boston Day and Evening Academy

Location: 20 Kearsarge Ave., Roxbury, MA 02119 (Walking distance from the Dudley Station)

Pay: $20-25/hourly (plus stipend for planning)

ABOUT THE SCHOOL:

BDEA is Horace Mann charter public school serving its mission to prepare students who have dropped out of high school, and/or who are between the ages of 16 and 23 and at least two years behind traditional grade level, for success in college or career. Working with experienced faculty in an environment that blends strong academics with social and emotional supports, students are given the opportunity to earn their diploma using a competency-based curriculum that inspires critical and creative thinking, independent learning, and active citizenship. Competency education is a system that allows students to progress in classes based on demonstration of knowledge; to always be challenged but not overwhelmed by material; and to move at a pace that suits their individual learning style and life circumstances. BDEA does not have grades 9, 10, 11 and 12, nor do we use Carnegie Units (A, B, C, D, F) to measure knowledge of content. Instead, students are assessed on the material they have learned by meeting benchmarks (the rungs on the ladder leading to each of 300 competencies), all of which are aligned to the Common Core Standards. Our extended program, beginning at nine a.m. and running until six p.m., serves students with a variety of academic and personal challenges, including those who are being promoted from middle school without being academically prepared for high school; those who have dropped out of high school and have decided to return to earn a diploma, and those who are unable to attend regular school hours due to a variety of outside issues and obligations. The school employs 50 full and part-time staff to work with 380 students and runs on a trimester system.

We are looking for teachers who are committed to working with our students, who understand the lives of urban youth and who have a track record of working successfully with students who face academic and personal challenges.

JOB SUMMARY:

Boston Day and Evening Academy (BDEA) seeks a creative Visual Art Teacher to work in our Enrichment Program. The teacher must be dependable, trustworthy, positive, culturally competent, flexible, interested in working with students between the ages of 16 and 23 years of age, and willing to follow all guidelines and policies pertaining to staff while interacting with young people on school property. Understanding of the art discipline and industry and ability to teach wood sculpture/carving, printmaking, painting, and drawing is required.

OVERALL PROGRAM AND COURSE FOCUS:

Through project-based learning, teacher will help students…

· Learn visual art theory and techniques

· Learn concepts of art making and composition

· Incorporate Habits of Success and Mind, and gain new or expanded technical, social, and emotional skills

· Improve their writing and reading skills through creative and engaging activities

· Explore career and education opportunities through fieldtrips and guest speakers

· Appreciate a variety of visual art genres and encourage the making of art by all students.

· Prepare for collaborative presentation that will be presented during the Student Showcase

· Produce a product for the Student Showcase demonstrating skills gained

 

General Duties & Responsibilities

1. Provide a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.

2. Maintain control of class environment while identifying individual needs.

3. Focus on student learning and student success.

4. Maximize community, school, and classroom resources

5. Develop and implement project based learning curriculum with the support of the Enrichment Program Coordinator.

6. Effectively communicate with students, parent/guardians, teachers, and school administrators. Answer questions effectively and appropriately.

7. Set-up and take down of needed equipment as required prior to and after classes.

8. Inspect equipment and facilities used on a regular basis to ensure safety and cleanliness and report discrepancies to the Department. Maintain equipment inventory.

9. Enforce all general BDEA policies relative to the program, facility, and equipment.

10. Maintain current and accurate attendance records, SAYOs (SAYO Youth and SAYO Staff), student ratings, and update on a daily basis or as needed. (SAYO is an assessment system and this will be explained.)

11. Communicate effectively with the Enrichment Coordinator regarding safety as well as improvements to efficiencies and services provided and any related student concerns.

12. Help organize E-Program teacher and student showcases.

13. Attend professional development trainings, peer mentoring, graduation, department and school meetings and retreats.

14. Creative problem solver.

15. Sense of humor.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:

· Best practices in teaching and risk management as related to visual art programs and facilities.

· Teaching methods and techniques specific to the program of instruction.

· Techniques for dealing effectively with co-workers, participants, parent/guardians and the public.

SKILL IN:

· Using art techniques and materials.

· Ensuring safe and proper use of facilities and equipment.

· Working without close supervision in standard work situations.

· Demonstrating and teaching proper techniques specific to the program of instruction.

· Planning, organizing, and instructing participants in the program.

· Handling sensitive and/or confidential information.

· Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers, the Department, participants, parent/guardians, and the public.

· Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus.

Minimum Job Requirements

Training and certifications specific to visual arts programming are preferred. Prior experience teaching, instructing, or mentoring preferred. Student art teachers are welcome to apply!

Background Investigation
Position is contingent upon the results of a criminal history record check.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected of this position. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive listing or description of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of incumbents in the position.

TO APPLY:

Email resume and cover letter by September 18, 2015 to: Julio Cesar Roman at: romanBDEA@gmail.com

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Substitute Teaching Opportunities at Beaver Country Day School

Description:
The Visual Arts Department at Beaver Country Day School is looking to develop its substitute teacher pool of candidates. Beaver’s curriculum and approach to teaching are designed to inspire, challenge, and mentor students as they discover their individual interests and realize their potential. As such, it is important that our substitute teacher pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these principles. Beaver also requires that our substitute teachers have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree.

To Apply:
If you would like to be interviewed to be included in our substitute teacher pool, please send your cover letter and resume to rroberts@bcdschool.org.

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Cambridge Montessori School – Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) Art Specialist

Cambridge Montessori School seeks a part time Art Specialist (10 hours per week) to instruct children age 6-9 years old in our Lower Elementary Program. Three or more years of teaching experience is desirable.

The schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-3pm (two 45 minute classes per day), with set up prior and clean up after classes. More hours available in the Spring as the school prepares for its Festival of the Arts (May 21, 2015).

We seek flexible, imaginative, creative teachers who can effectively plan and problem solve with a team. The ability to understand and willingness to work with a range of learning styles is required. We expect our faculty to be involved and active in the school community. Confident, professional demeanor and a sense of humor are important characteristics. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and others. Strong writing skills are a prerequisite. The candidate will support and collaborate with classroom teachers on special projects and thematic units of study. Above all, a strong respect for and love of children is essential to function effectively in this child-centered environment.

This position is for the academic year, September through June. Salary is based on experience and background.

 

Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 230 students from toddlers through grade eight. During the 2013-2014 school year, CMS celebrated its 50th anniversary serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries. CMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.

 

Candidates should send a letter, personal statement, and resume to:

Ms. Cheryl Vernick

Specialist: Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle School Art

cvernick@cambridgemontessori.org

OR

Dr. Ingrid W. Tucker, Head of School

Cambridge Montessori School

161 Garden Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

Email: employment@cambridgemontessori.org

 Visit our website at www.cambridgemontessori.org

 

Cambridge Montessori School encourages independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered, international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.

CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.

 

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