MS & HS Studio Arts Teacher

Grace Church School
New York, NY United States

About Grace

Grace Church School’s mission of academic excellence, ethical values and service, and inclusive community anchors our program and informs our pedagogy and curriculum, preparing our students to lead meaningful and productive lives.  The school nurtures and educates the whole child, understanding that our humanity comprises mind, body, heart, and spirit.  We celebrate our differences, respect our diversity, and embrace our shared human experience.

About the position

Grace Church School seeks a talented visual art teacher and passionate artist to serve as a full-time studio arts teacher for middle and high school students.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and teaching lessons of studio art classes for multiple grades of students, giving them developmentally appropriate skills and experiences with different media.
  • Creating displays of student work that exhibit their creative efforts and that reflect the tone, values, and character of the school.
  • Teaching drawing classes in the High School

Ideal candidates should have experience with ceramics and the use of a kiln.

Other responsibilities may include lunch duty, study hall, tutorials, and other supervisory duties.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Our Commitment to Antiracism, Equity, Belonging

Grace Church School seeks to provide its students with an outstanding education and with the desire to use it to make the world a better place.  Every facet of our work is enhanced by the diversity and strength of our community. We believe that equity and inclusion are not only hallmarks of a just society, but also virtues essential to sound learning.  And so, Grace seeks to recognize and honor the unique gifts of its students, families, faculty, and staff—and the cultures, beliefs, values, and experiences that have shaped them—striving always to cultivate mutual understanding, humility, respect, and kindness.

But inclusion is not enough and equity is an impossibility if we cannot name, acknowledge, and oppose the forces of racism and all forms of bias, hate, and fear that exist in our society and that seek to diminish so many in our midst.  Knowing this, we commit ourselves to the work of antiracism and to the cause of justice: that all students may find in Grace a home, may learn from Grace their precious worth, and may hear from Grace a call to serve the common good and the dignity of humanity.

Contact Information

To apply, submit a résumé through the school’s website.

Grace Church School is an equal opportunity employer.

https://www.gcschool.org/about-gcs/employment

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