Art Teacher (Grades Pre-K – 8)

All Saints' Episcopal Day School
Phoenix, AZ United States

Title:  Art Teacher (Grades PK–8)

Reports To:  Lower School and Middle School Division Heads

Full Time, 10-month position

All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix seeks an experienced visual arts educator to begin on August 8, 2022. We value candidates who are passionate about art, have a love for teaching, and are innovative in their approach to making visual arts come alive both in and out of the classroom. We place a high value on community and seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and work well with students, colleagues, and parents. This highly collaborative position works with another art teacher and a creative arts team.

This full-time position consists of teaching visual art to grades pre-kindergarten through eight, advising a group of middle school students, and the other responsibilities of being an educator at an independent school. Additional responsibilities include art shows and performances throughout the year that require attendance at some evening and weekend events.

The mission of All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is to educate children in the light of God—mind, body, and soul—in a nurturing community. We combine academic excellence with spiritual and moral formation, preparing students to lead fruitful lives and serve a world in need. We are looking for candidates who wish to be an integral part of a community that works together.

Innovation and Leadership

Mission and Culture

  • Promote and maintain a collegial, educational environment throughout the campus
  • Engage collaboratively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Be a positive partner and role model in the community

Professional Growth

  • Commit to expertise and growth in content and methodology
  • Engage in professional development to grow your practice

Curriculum and Program

Program

  • Teach art classes throughout the School and execute additional art-related activities and events with the team
  • Partner closely with the creative arts team
  • Bring creative ideas related to growth and development forward to continuously improve the experience for the students
  • Perform administrative responsibilities that support the success of students, the team, and the School (e.g., write reports and participate in activities)

Instructional Environment

  • Demonstrate a passion for subject content, skill mastery, and foster a love of learning
  • Maintain an academic environment that is supportive of all All Saints’ learners
  • Integrate and use a broad range of materials and technology to enhance student learning and achievement
  • Establish a student-centered classroom with a focus on student learning and individualized growth and process
  • Classroom environment has an atmosphere of trust, consistency, and respect

Student and Team Student Support

  • Serve as an advisor in middle school for a group of 10–12 students
  • Plan activities in collaboration with the grade-level advisory team
  • Understand and implement Student Support Plans
  • Maintain timely, respectful, and proactive communication with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Participate in field trips and other curriculum/community-enhancing activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, education, or related field
  • Current teaching experience, preferably in the arts
  • Education, training, or experience in forward-thinking pedagogical approaches and theory
  • Ability to utilize and integrate technology
  • Ability to connect well with others, including students, parents, colleagues, and administrative staff
  • Creativity, passion for the subject matter, and a positive attitude
  • An appreciation for and an understanding of the social, emotional, educational, and developmental needs of learners ages 4–14

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All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix, Arizona, is a parish-affiliated pre-k through eighth-grade coeducational institution enrolling approximately 520 students. Situated 10 minutes from downtown in the north-central area of Phoenix, the campus is in an attractive residential area along beautiful tree-shaded streets. The 16-acre campus is shared with All Saints’ Episcopal Church. All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is open and inclusive of all religious traditions and embraces diversity as a value to be sought, including in its employment practices.

All Saints’ is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and holds membership in the National Association of Independent Schools, the Arizona Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools. All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

Application Process and Materials

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest sharing their philosophy and resume to employment@allsaints.org. Only complete application packages will be considered. Consideration of all candidates will take place until an offer is made and accepted.

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