Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Art, Art Therapy, Dance, Design/Graphic Arts, Photography, Theater.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
PENDERGAST SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOB TITLE: Art Teacher
SUMMARY: To develop in children an interest in and the ability to express themselves creatively in visual terms, utilizing skills and techniques of artistic expression appropriate to their interests and appreciation; to develop aesthetic understanding and appreciation; to assist, coordinate, consult with and supervise other teachers discovering and developing talents of children in the field of art.
Bachelor’s Degree with major or minor in art Arizona Teaching Certificate Two’s years successful teaching experience with at least one year in art education Such alternatives to the above required & preferred qualifications as the Superintendent/Designee may find appropriate and acceptable
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaches knowledge and skill in visual arts, including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, design, commercial art, art history, ceramics, utilizing any adopted course of study approved by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities. Recommends instructional techniques to teachers which would assist pupils with development of aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art. Demonstrates to other teachers and pupils, techniques in activities such as drawing, painting, modeling, and other common activities in the field of visual arts. Recommends instructional plans and organization of class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, including art as a separate study as well as art in an inter-disciplinary consideration. Provides some individual and small group instruction in order to adopt the curriculum to the needs of the varying intellectual and artistic abilities. Instructs other teachers and pupils, in proper use of tools and equipment. Organizes storage area and controls use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse and to minimize time for distribution and collection. Selects and requisitions books, instructional materials, tools, and instructional aids and maintains required inventory records. Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit pupils work for the school and community. May sponsor exhibits from outside sources. Organizes and conducts in-service for other teachers to improve classroom teacher competency in presenting art activities for pupils. Maintains professional competence by participation in conferences, seminars, workshops or other selected professional growth activities. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school or on a district level. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities which bring visiting artists into the school to share their talents with pupils and teachers. Promotes activities which bring visiting artists into the school to share their talents with pupils and teachers. Perform such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Superintendent/Designee EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provision of the Board policy or evaluation of professional personnel.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret education materials and programs. Ability to write reports, procedure manuals, and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of teachers, students, administration, and the community.
Ability to work with mathematical such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle, or feel objects, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.