Art Teacher (Middle School)

Job Purpose

You will be joining a team of Christian professionals who will look for you to bring a "can-do" attitude, and your current expertise, to join a cohesive and forward looking team of educators. You are expected to offer positive contributions in delivering stimulating and effective instruction, as well as cultivating a learning environment that facilitates the achievement of the School’s Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs), and a curriculum that integrates biblical worldview and understanding.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment which values student care, promotes positive relationships, and contributes to the intellectual and spiritual growth of students.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons, with appropriate teaching aids and differentiated support, that align to the schools curriculum and provide clear objectives and learning outcomes for Art.
  • Operate from a standards-based perspective to design and implement assessments that facilitate timely and effective formative feedback as well as sound summative judgements.
  • Maintain regular communication and trust with parents in a welcoming, open and cooperative manner.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with other faculty members in grade and subject teams.
  • Ensure effective and efficient record and resource management, and perform administrative tasks (e.g. serving in committees and meetings, as chaperone in school and afterschool activities, etc.) as and when required.

Requirements

  • A bachelor degree in Education, Art & Design, or bachelor degree in any related disciplines with PGCE/PGDE or equivalent awarded by an accredited university.
  • 2 years or above relevant experience in classroom teaching to secondary school students and familiarity with the international school environment and pedagogy are highly preferred.
  • Strong passion and commitment to Christian education and the teaching of Art, with a positive attitude and a growth mindset.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction and cultivate an enjoyable process for students to inquire and apply elements of arts (drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D arts, etc.) and principles of design, and develop their portfolios.
  • Well versed in the best practices of organizing and running arts exhibitions.
  • Proven effective classroom management experience, with the ability to handle emergency situations with appropriate safety protocols and a calm demeanor.
  • Ability to work well with the faculty team, students and parents.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a new cultural environment preferred.

To apply

We offer a 5-day work week and attractive remuneration package to suitable candidates.  Join us through submitting an online application with your resume and salary expectations below:  

We are committed to providing a child safe environment safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All applicants must be willing to undergo thorough background checks and child protection screening.

 

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