Art and Maker Space Teacher

Chiaravalle Montessori school is offering an unique opportunity to guide the evolution of a traditional art education program into an innovative Art/Maker space program. This is a 28 hour per week position available for the 2019-2020 school year. This person will:

  • Provide instruction based on the elements and principals of art/design.
  • Work with our educational team to develop, refine and implement an integrated curriculum model.
  • Prepare, facilitate, and supervise an art/maker space studio environment and teach classes for students grades K-8 in a brand new, LEED platinum-designed facility.
  • Collaborate with students and colleagues to offer engaging integrated arts and technology projects that support hands-on student learning, student choice, creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability.
  • Use a variety of art media such as drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, architecture, clay and fibers.
  • Plan and teach after school studio classes every twelve weeks for elementary children targeting a particular medium, period or idea.

Education/Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Education, specifically Art Education is preferred.
  • Experience in Teaching for Artistic Behavior method (TAB), particularly in a Montessori school setting, is desired.
  • Knowledge of Montessori principals, design thinking, 3D printing and a wide array of art techniques would be ideal.
  • Must have strong classroom management skills and organizational skills.
  • Excellent observation, interpersonal, active listening, verbal and written communication, and prioritization skills are essential.

Salary commensurate with experience.

For consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line stating ART AND MAKER SPACE TEACHER.