Upper School Visual Arts Teacher

Job Title: Upper School Visual Arts Teacher
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Los Angeles County
Start Date: 8/1/2019
Reference: P220251
Contact Name: Leah Biegeleisen
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: May 30, 2019 09:15

Job Description

Visual Arts Teacher needed for a local independent school in the San Fernando Valley starting Fall 2019! 

Are you the right candidate? The ideal candidate: 
  • demonstrates an ongoing commitment to their studio practice through evidence of exhibitions, residencies, etc., as well as a working knowledge of historical and contemporary art and artists.
  • has a background in drawing, painting, 2D design, and art history.
  • has experience teaching introductory and advanced level courses - Drawing and Painting 1/The History and Art of Modern Europe and the World, Drawing and Painting 2, Drawing and Painting 3, and Advanced Placement Studio Art. 
  • will be excited by becoming part of our vibrant school community, broadly engaging with students and colleagues, and attending events outside their particular field of study.
Position Requirements:
  • BA or BFA Visual Arts; MA or MFA degree in visual arts or arts education preferred.
  • Ability to teach drawing and painting is primary; flexibility to teach other disciplines in visual arts is a plus.
  • Teaching experience at the high school or college level is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to work with colleagues in creating, developing, and implementing visual arts curricula.
Salary Range: $50-75k (depending on experience)
Position Type: Full-time with benefits