Virginia council for private education

St. Margaret's School ~ Art Teacher

12 Jul 2022 6:43 PM | Anonymous

Art Teacher Position

St. Margaret's School is conducting a search for an energetic and innovative faculty member to be the primary Visual Fine Arts teacher. This position will teach a variety of Visual Fine Arts offerings, including but not limited to drawing, painting, mixed media, digital photography, ceramics, and art history, along with a class for more accomplished students who are preparing portfolios. This position will require the individual to embrace boarding school culture and engage fully in school life. 

Responsibilities include:

           Enthusiasm for creative teaching, professional growth, and applying technology

           Belief in the transformative power of a girls' school

           Ability and enthusiasm for serving in a boarding community

           A love of water and embracing our river-centered program of study 

Desired Qualifications:

           A Bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree preferred.

           Experience in an independent school setting, ideally to include boarding school experience. 

           A demonstrated desire for continual professional growth. 

           An understanding of contemporary best practices for the instruction of the arts to secondary students.

           A willingness to learn best methods for teaching in an all-girls environment.

           An ability to communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.

           A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics and co-curricular programming. 

           A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.

This full-time, 10-month faculty position may include on-campus housing and a complete benefits package. Preference will be given to the individual who can serve as a dorm parent, living on-campus with girls in one of the residence halls.

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