We are seeking to hire a Middle Grades Visual Art Teacher/Advisor to join our Middle Grades Team. We’re looking for a dynamic educator who wants to be part of an amazing 6-8 grade community that is using the latest instructional strategies and continuously refining their craft. Candidates should demonstrate a range of experience and expertise teaching a variety of materials and techniques in a structured, student-centered learning environment. Candidates should be excited to collaborate with colleagues to build an integrated arts curriculum that expands student involvement in their local community through the visual arts. This position is a phenomenal learning opportunity to join one of the region’s most successful, high poverty schools. Candidates must be certified in art education.
The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school with 82% of students that qualify for free or reduced-price lunch/the proxy for poverty rate, 34% English Language Learners and high student achievement, is a warm and welcoming school that believes deeply in the voices of teachers, students and families. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. Candidates of color and bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. We strive to have a team that reflects the racial diversity of our students and families. It is important to us that our students can see themselves in the adults that surround them each day. The Learning Community is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
TEACHERS: We seek creative, energetic teachers who are familiar with, or open to learning a Workshop structure institutional approach, who work collaboratively and plan thoughtfully, and who are interested in being part of a close-knit school community with opportunities for growth. Our rigorous curriculum emphasizes literacy and numeracy as a leadership tool to grow student independence and voice. Our teachers enjoy tremendous autonomy, collaboration and leadership. All candidates must have teacher certification. Spanish language skills a plus.