Openings as of 5/29/2020
TITLE: Art Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS: As set by state certification authorities and where appropriate, the North
REPORTS TO: Principal
JOB GOAL: To develop in all pupils an interest in and the ability for expressing
themselves creatively in visual terms, utilizing skills and techniques of
artistic expression appropriate to the pupils’ interests and abilities, to
develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations, and to discover and
develop talents of pupils in the field of art.
Provides effective instruction in art techniques and foundations including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, design, commercial art, art history, and/or three dimensional art to secondary pupils, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
Provides instruction by which pupils develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgements about art.
Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing, painting and modeling, using standard and/or teacher-prepared instructional aids.
Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time.
Provides individual and small group instruction order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.
Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly and productive classroom environment.
Instructs pupils in proper care and use of tools and equipment.
Organizes storage areas and controls use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
Evaluates each pupil’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepares progress reports.
Selects and requisitions books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintains required inventory records.
Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit pupils’ work in the school and community.
Maintains professional competence through inservice education activities provided by the district and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
Maintains record of pupil attendance and makes daily reports of pupils absent as appropriate to the school of assignment,
Communicates with parents on pupil progress.
Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school of assignment and/or on a district level.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year established by the Board and the Master
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the
Board policy, District Evaluation Plan, and the Master Teacher Contract.