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Art Teacher

ART TEACHER
Faculty Position (Part time for January-June 2015)
Upper Elementary Grades
Reports to Division Head
 
Marin Country Day School is looking for a gifted educator who is passionate about teaching elementary art. We seek an educator with a demonstrated background and or interest in curriculum development, technology integration, environmental sustainability, and cultural competency. Also, we seek an educator with the belief in teaching with the interests of the whole child in mind, through careful attention to a developed advisory curriculum.  Our approach and philosophy centers around collaboration, thoughtful innovation, team building and leveraging diverse and multiple perspectives. 
 
Our Statement of Community and Inclusion* highlights our mission:
 
Our school is a community that
Inspires children to develop a love of learning,
thoughtful perspectives and a diversity of skills;
Nurtures in each of them a deep sense of
respect, responsibility and compassion; and
Challenges them to envision and to work toward a better world.
 
as well as proclaims, “Ours is a Community that would be uncomfortable without diversity and, therefore, has been intentional about creating and nurturing a diverse group of adults and children who share the core values of respect, responsibility and compassion.  As such, to realize successfully our mission and values, each of us must actively help build and cultivate our multifaceted community by developing cultural competency.
 
We seek a part-time art educator with the following to fill in for a leave:

 

  • The ability to teach drawing, painting, ceramics and printmaking with an emphasis on mixed-media
  • Knowledge of computer graphics and multimedia
  • The ability to teach a wide age range
  • The ability to apply knowledge of art history
  • Motivation to collaborate with teachers outside the department, particularly on projects with a multicultural orientation that link to the grade level curriculum
  • Teaching experience, organizational skills and a commitment to professional growth
  • Awareness of eco-friendly/ environmentally sustainable techniques

 
Job Requirements

  • a minimum of three years experience as an art educator
  • Bachelors Degree

 
MCDS is an equal opportunity employer and promotes the principles and practices of diversity throughout the school community.  Compensation is competitive.
 
Please send resume and letter of interest:
 
Email:                         employment@mcds.org
Fax:                             415.924.2224
Postal:                                     Search / Art Teacher
                                    Marin Country Day School
                                    5221 Paradise Drive
                                    Corte Madera, CA 94925

School
Marin Country Day School
Contact Phone Number
4159275900
Christine
Harlan