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 HR@chiaravalle.org with the subject line stating ART AND MAKER SPACE TEACHER.