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Career Center
March 26, 2019

Lower School Art Teacher (Part-Time)

St. Matthew's Episcopal Day School
San Mateo CA United States
PK - 8
Position Starts: August 15, 2019
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

St. Matthew’s seeks a creative, inspirational, and innovative part-time Lower School Art Teacher who will support our students and parents to further the Mission, Philosophy, and Core Values of our school.


Major Responsibilities

  • Teach art to groups of approximately 14-16 students in Kindergarten through 4th grade

  • Develop and deliver an art curriculum reflective of a wide variety of cultures, traditions, and styles, including those of historically underrepresented populations

  • Provide opportunities for children to explore issues of identity and culture through art

  • Model the school’s philosophy in working with students, parents, colleagues and administration

  • Work with the Lower School Director to carry out the educational program, including curriculum development and implementation, classroom management, student assessment, and parent communication

  • Collaborate with grade level colleagues, as well as work closely with other Lower School faculty around teaching and learning

  • Support students in achieving their full potential of development and growth, through observation of students’ behavior and needs, and consult with the school counselor and Director of Learning Services as needed

  • Write two progress reports, consisting of a mid-year and year-end checklist and narrative report

  • Communicate effectively with parents via phone, email, or  conferences as needed

  • Attend and participate in the following, as the schedule allows: chapels, faculty in-service meetings, student assemblies, and other school functions, as requested

  • Attend weekly faculty meetings as the schedule allows and actively participate in curricular discussions

  • Participate in professional development opportunities and keep current on educational issues and trends

Qualifications and Salary

A minimum of two years prior experience in Lower School is essential. A master’s degree and California or other state teaching credential are preferred, but not required. This is a part-time position, 45% FTE or 18 hours per week. Compensation is dependent upon qualifications and experience.


St. Matthew’s is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 


St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School Mission Statement

The School’s mission is to inspire, through an academically challenging course of study, the intellectual curiosity, confidence, moral courage, and character that prepare students to be leaders of positive change in the world.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should address cover letter and resume via email to hr@stmatthewsday.org. Please include "Lower School Art Teacher Position" in the email subject line.