Burch Creek Elementary - PT (4 hrs.) Fine Arts Specialist (#1714108)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at Burch Creek Elementary. We are seeking a highly qualified, Part-time FINE ARTS SPECIALIST. THIS POSITION IS FOR 4 HOURS PER DAY, 9 MONTHS PER YEAR. EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT SHOULD NOT APPLY THROUGH TEACHERS - TEACHERS BUT SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND LETTER OF APPLICATION TO THE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL. APPLICANTS OUTSIDE THE DISTRICT MAY APPLY ON TEACHERS - TEACHERS.COM.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ATTENDANCE IS AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION TO THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY.
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university Valid Utah teaching certificate with arts endorsement in related field 10+ years of professional working experience within Arts-related fields At least three years of strong involvement or partnership within the local arts community, preferably relating to elementary aged children Experience working with and motivating volunteers Strong oral and written communication skills Experience with fundraising and grants Ability to manage and prioritize many complex tasks simultaneously Ability to work both independently and collaboratively Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and access for students, teachers, other visitors, and colleagues Diplomacy, resourcefulness, and persistence Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Utah Fine Arts Core Standards and administrative regulations. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and evaluate effectiveness to plan instructional activities. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP). Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods according to district requirements. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process. Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities and sponsor outside activities approved by the principal. Be a positive role model for students and support mission/vision of school and district Create a positive classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students. Manage student behavior in accordance with school wide rules and procedures. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Assist in selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals and teachers. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills. Keep informed of and comply with state, district and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).
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