Art and Music, Full- and Part-Time Positions

Essential Functions:
● Teaches multiple sections of visual arts courses to grades 9-12 and students of varying levels
● Plans for unique, project-based, and student-centered learning
● Contributes to the art curriculum by providing information and commentary pertinent to course content considerations
● Creates, collaborates, and analyzes authentic student data to drive instruction
● Establishes art course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines, and state and school system goals
● Assesses student work by preparing, administering, and scoring rubrics; reviewing and correcting written assignments; evaluating student learning

● Involves parents in student development by providing information and comments regarding academic and social progress; suggesting available educational and social improvement resources; addressing parent concerns; answering questions and requests
● Maintains classroom order by establishing rules and procedures for student participation and movement, adhering to rules for a clean, safe and healthy environment
● Maintains student records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance and behavior
● Participates in school meetings, professional development, field trips, and special activities
● Demonstrates a commitment to student learning, personal growth, and embraces a growth mindset through daily actions and attitude
● Partakes in off-site experiential trips which may include an overnight experience
● Assists in the planning of the school’s annual artistic showcase


Qualifying education and experience:
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in fine art, art education or related field
● Teacher certificate in secondary education, Demonstrated teaching skills and experience
● Experience working with special education populations is a plus, Certificate in Special Education a plus, though not required
● Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
● Comfortable working with technology including a 1:1 laptop program, google applications, and an online learning management system
● Genuine excitement for and the ability to work with high school students

To apply:
Wye River is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diverse candidates of all backgrounds. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to our Assistant
Head of School, Nicole Sophocles, nicolesophocles@wyeriverupperschool.org