Concord, NH United States
POSITION: Fine Arts Teacher (1-year sabbatical replacement, full time faculty)
DESCRIPTION: St. Paul’s School Fine Arts program is seeking a teacher of Ceramics for a one-year teaching position. Experience in other two- and three-dimensional design disciplines such as glassblowing and glass-fusing, sculpture, mig welding, architecture, printmaking, digital media are also welcome. Position to begin duties in August of 2023.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position requires a desire to embrace the Fine Arts model at St. Paul’s School, which includes a primary focus on the artist as instructor. Courses in the studio arts work from a foundation built on a thorough technical introduction to a given medium followed by project-based exercises that meet students’ particular creative endeavors. The Fine Arts program and the physical arrangements of the studio spaces are designed to encourage exploration of the artistic process between media. Instructors are encouraged to use their own work as part of a curriculum. A connection to the School’s newly renovated Crumpacker Gallery allows teachers to arrange for exhibits of work that will augment a particular course offering. Each instructor will be required to participate in a biennial Fine Arts Faculty exhibit.
This program seeks an instructor in Ceramics for students at both the introductory and intermediate High School level. Experience with and ability to teach wheel throwing is essential. Faculty members in the Fine Arts Program value collegiality; candidates for a Fine Arts position must be willing to work closely with a team of teachers in creating and reviewing curriculum. As with all positions, St. Paul’s School seeks innovative educators who are eager to participate in the academic program of this dynamic residential community.
St. Paul’s School is a completely residential, co-educational secondary school in Concord, NH, affiliated with the Episcopal Church and welcoming to all faiths. St. Paul’s aggressively seeks applications from candidates who will promote the School’s commitment to attracting and retaining a highly talented and diverse faculty. St. Paul’s School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity. St. Paul’s School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic origin, disability or sexual orientation, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of civil rights.
A successful candidate will embrace the fully residential living experience and have a demonstrated gift for engaging a diverse student body and strengthening St. Paul’s School community. In addition to teaching or administrative responsibilities, faculty at St. Paul’s School are responsible for a variety of activities typical to the boarding school environment, including advising, dormitory association, coaching, committee work and other duties.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or (higher).
-2-3 years of teaching experience is preferred.
-Experience running a ceramics studio, ordering supplies, recycling clay, and loading and firing kilns
-As part of residential boarding school, the candidate must be committed to working and living with adolescents and supporting their academic, social, and emotional growth.
Candidates should include a cover letter and resume addressed to The Rev. Michael Spencer, Vice Rector for Faculty with their online application: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/STP1001STPS/JobBoard/badf958b-b108-48e8-8455-d7fc27df1c40/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=4d511844-14ed-4e0a-8baa-08b4f806a0c4