NATURE OF WORK
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to
develop students' interest, abilities, talents and skills for
artistic expression and creativity in the visual arts, as well as
aesthetic understanding and appreciation by implementing district
approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student
progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans; modeling the
necessary skills to performing assigned tasks; providing a safe and
optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students,
parents and administration regarding student progress,
expectations, goals, etc.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Required to hold state certification in Art (license code 810)
and designated as "highly qualified."
- Develops and administers school art curriculum consistent with
school district goals and objectives.
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and
translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best
utilize the available time for art instruction.
- Teaches knowledge and skills in art, including crafts, drawing,
painting, lettering, design, commercial art, art history, and
three-dimensional art to secondary pupils, following the course of
study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate
- Provides instruction by which pupils develop aesthetic concepts
and appreciation and the ability to make qualitative judgment s
about art, appreciation and what constitutes art.
- Conducts ongoing assessment of student skills and learning in
artistic techniques and expression, and modifies instructional
methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with
special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as
- Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing,
painting, and modeling, using standard and teacher-prepared
- Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to
provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and
- Instructs students in proper care and use of tools and
equipment used in art classes.
- Evaluates each student's performance and growth in knowledge
and aesthetic understandings, and prepares progress reports.
- Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to
exhibit students' work for the school and the community.
- Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of
current developments in the educational field by attending
seminars, workshops or professional meeting, or by conducting
- Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete
record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities,
achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and
- Encourages parental involvement in students' education and
ensures effective communication with students and parents.
- Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards
and school district policies, and established and maintains
standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional
learning atmosphere in the classroom.
- Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and
other central office administrators.
MINIMUM STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM RESPONSIBILITIES
Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a
variety of equipment including computers, copiers, calculators,
etc. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be
able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a
negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or
otherwise move objects, including the human body. Light Work
usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge
the readily observable, functional, structural or composite
characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious
standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak
and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes
giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of
correspondence, reports, forms, strategic plans, etc. Requires the
ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations,
budgets, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules
of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style. Requires the ability
to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of
logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver
information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written
instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and
efficiently in standard English.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical
formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize
decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of algebra,
descriptive statistics and statistical inference.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for
proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability coordinate hands and
eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of
items such as office equipment and hand tools. Must have minimal
levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Does not require the ability to
differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with
people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable
to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear:
(Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words.
Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to
communicate via telephone.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Masterful knowledge of curriculum and best practices.
Highly developed presentation skills.
Knowledge of effective staff development models that lead to
successful development of effective teachers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Considerable human relations and human development skills.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Good technical skills with technology and presentaiton
Ability to use common office machines and popular computer-drive
word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs.
Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and statistics
and to develop meainingful reports from that information.
Ability to paln and evaulate strategies for new teacher
Ability to exerciese consideralbe tact and courtesy in frequent
contact with the public.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships as necessitated by work assignments.
- Ability to work with adult learners.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Full-time for ten (10) months
Salary based on state and local salary schedules
The preceding job description was designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and
qualifications required of employees to this job.