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Art Teacher

Under the supervision of the Head of School, Redwood’s Art Teacher is responsible for teaching art education to students in grades K-8, and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of art instruction.

The ideal Redwood art teacher will help students grow in their enjoyment, and appreciation of art through a variety of planned experiences which include music, art history and culturally inclusive instruction in a choice based-project learning environment.

The Redwood art teacher is responsible for organizing and producing division-based and school-wide performances each year, including managing the technical theatre aspect of the Redwood theatre arts program.

Redwood Cooperative School is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Requirements:

Master’s degree and/or Bachelor’s degree with extensive teaching experience at the elementary and middle  grade level
Understanding of child development and experience working with a range of needs and abilities
Minimum three years of classroom teaching experience

Qualities:

Experience or familiarity with Project Based Learning
Experience or familiarity with Progressive Education
Experience or familiarity with Emergent Curriculum
Skills in creating documentation and portfolios
Experience or familiarity with anti bias and inclusive curriculum
Strong skills in supporting social-emotional growth and facilitating conflict resolution with students, and being in respectful partnership with parents
Familiarity with the philosophy of the school (amongst other things an inquiry-based approach to education in a non-competitive atmosphere), and an understanding of progressive education will be an asset
Self-motivated, self-disciplined, professional, and energetic
Excellent oral and written communication skills with students, parents and colleagues
Ability to work as part of a close-knit team
Interest in creating curriculum that balances socio-emotional, cognitive, and physical development

To apply for this job email your details to scummins@redwoodcoop.org