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Art Teacher (Part-Time)

Home Careers Art Teacher (Part-Time)
Submitted: April 27
Closing: May 28


Anna Robinson
Teacher/Leadership Team Member


Location Laura Jeffrey Academy
1550 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
Categories Licensed
Grades 5, 6, 7, 8
Work Commitment Part-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Job Summary:
The Art Teacher will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with state standards and school guidelines; to develop understanding and appreciation of visual arts; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art.

Job Duties and Professional Capacity:
- Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history
- Provide instruction by which students develop artistic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art
- Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
- Know and apply elements of design and modern principles of art
- Adapt pedagogy and curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities
- Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
- Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection
- Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and artistic understandings, and prepare progress reports to share with parents/caregivers
- Assist in planning for the presentation of art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community
- Contribute to an educator-led school community


Minimum Education Requirements / Certification
- Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts

Preferred Requirements:
- Minnesota Teaching License in Art
- Two years of experience as an Art Teacher

Institution Description

LAURA JEFFREY ACADEMY is the first STEM-focused urban middle school in MN with a comprehensive liberal arts, girl-focused curriculum. Our purpose is to provide a unique and stimulating education environment where students are free – to explore their potential, discover their brilliance and develop their intellect. We are looking for educators committed to equity in learning for all students. If you are an educator who thinks outside of the box, loves to collaborate with others, we would love to hear from you. Educators of color are encouraged to apply. We are committed to serving a diverse population of students and families.

Application Instructions/Comments

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:

Laura Jeffrey Academy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action School District.

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