Under the direction of the principal and the fine arts program coordinator, the art teacher will teach classes as scheduled, will co-ordinate art with other curricula, and will be involved with all schedule exhibits.
-Conduct art classes as scheduled.
-Provide clear written plans on a weekly basis.
-Report on pupil progress through student report cards and student analysis sheets to principal-program advisor.
-Include sculpture, weaving and clay, along with two-dimensional activities.
-Articulate interdisciplinary art program with other cooperating teams.
-Be involved with school and community activities and exhibits.
-Implement art curriculum. Report implementation to the principal and program advisor as directed.
-Massachusetts certification in area of art.
-Demonstrated successful teaching in art.
-Demonstrated thorough knowledge of elements of art and successful techniques with emphasis on two-dimensional products in all media.
-Demonstrated successful teaching techniques in clay, sculpture and textiles.
-Competency working in a culturally diverse environment or the willingness to acquire these skills.
-Demonstrated successful techniques in integrating art program into the curriculum of other disciplines.
-Ability to communicate articulately and cooperatively with teachers, parents, and administrators.
-Knowledge and sensitivity to successfully mainstream the learning disabled.
The Andover Public Schools welcomes applications from a broad range of diverse candidates and is highly committed to the recruitment and hiring of teachers and administrators that represent the diversity of the student body.