Fine Arts Teacher (K-8)

Immaculata Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Durham, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions

  • The Art Teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history
  • Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
  • Understand a variety of “masters” techniques
  • Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art
  • Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports
  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community
  • Investigate possibility of sponsoring exhibits from outside the school
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities
  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after school art club
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience: 2 years
    • Years of related work experience: 2 years
    • Area of related work experience: Teaching in K-12 education
  • NC Teaching Certification

Since 1909, it has been the passion of Immaculata leadership to serve and educate students with a focus on character development, faith formation, and academic excellence. We believe that when children are provided with an innovative education in a nurturing environment, they will grow up to be thoughtful citizens who serve our world. 

As a National Blue Ribbon School and the first middle school in NC to receive AdvancED STEM Certification, Immaculata offers a strong curriculum, diverse community, resources and enrichment, extracurricular activities, and state-of-the-art technology.

Position Start Date: 08/01/2021