Sierra Canyon is seeking a full time Lower School Visual Arts Instructor for the 2021-2022 school year. Candidates should have 3 - 6 years of art teaching experience (mixed media, drawing/painting, 3-D art, etc) at the PreK - 6th grade level at an independent school. A bachelor's degree in art (or art education) is required, and a master's degree and/or professional work related to the subject area is preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Teach many different grade levels from PreK - 6th grade with developmentally appropriate content, instruction and pedagogy. * Demonstrate mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for courses taught.? * Create lesson plans, aligned with current trends that drive instruction through formative assessment and differentiation.? * Perform duties expected of a full time faculty member. * Maintain a safe, organized, and positive classroom that supports students' independent learning, collaboration, and choice, incorporating mutual respect. * Exhibit a commitment to continuous professional growth and work with administrators to develop and follow through on development and a commitment to learning. * Attend all faculty meetings, specialist meetings, and other meetings as required. * Complete grades/comments, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Sierra Canyon School is a nonprofit independent, nondenominational, coeducational day school in the northern San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. With an enrollment of 1,000 students in grades PK-12, admission is selective. Sierra Canyon School is located on 40 beautiful, rustic acres and has two campuses across the street from each other: the Lower Campus for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Six and the state-of-the-art Upper Campus for students in grades 7 - 12.
To apply, send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and a sample of your work to Lower School Director, Kristine Theodoratos, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Sierra Canyon School
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located on two campuses within walking distance of each other in the northwest corner of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles Area and the world at large where cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity are welcomed and celebrated. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual, and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture, and a community-focused learning environment.