BTS Educator - visual arts .5

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Start Date
08/11/2022
Position Areas
Fine Arts

Description

Certification Required 

Current State of Utah Teaching License
K-12 Endorsement in an Art Form (Dance, Drama, Music, or Visual Art)

Position Purpose

The arts educator has the responsibility to build student and educator capacity to learn and teach deeply in and through the arts. Under the direction of the school principals the BTS arts educator will develop a positive learning environment where students develop learning skills such as creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, and meaning making through arts-rich integration. The arts educator will work with each school to develop a side by side teaching and collaboration schedule to provide arts-rich integrated learning for all K-6 students and teachers. 

Essential Functions 

A BTS Arts Educator works in 1-2 schools to accomplish the following:

  • Build confidence in students to create and connect within a given art form and to apply arts skills to construct and demonstrate understanding in other subject areas.   

  • Build capacity in educators to utilize arts pedagogies through collaboration and side by side teaching.  

  • Develop and teach arts-rich integrated lessons with other classroom subjects for K-6 grade levels 

  • Advocate for effective arts programs as a member of the school wide arts team 

  • Actively participate as a member of collaborative learning team (PLC) to develop self and others

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of art form pedagogy and concepts, curriculum mapping and scaffolding

  • Understanding of elementary grade-level curriculum

  • Proficiency with computers and educational technology

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others

  • Skilled in leading rehearsals and/or art creation processes 

  • Driven to engage in self-reflection and professional improvement, collaborate with students and teachers for best results, and lead efforts for improved arts experiences for all 
     


ASD Arts Mission: In ASD, we collaboratively build capacity in everyone to leverage the power of the arts and arts-integrated pedagogies to drive deep learning and well-being.




 

 

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    Alpine School District

    575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003
     

    At the following locations

    Sharon

    525 N 400 E , American Fork, UT 84003