Lowell School, a co-educational progressive school of approximately 350 students in NW Washington, DC, is looking for a Middle School Art and Design Teacher.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in art education, possess knowledge of the social, emotional, and academic needs of middle school students, and be well versed in best practices for delivering creative instruction in the visual arts. The Middle School art and design program at Lowell is highly respected, attracting many students with both talent and enthusiasm. This position will require a varied schedule, including occasional evenings and designated special events and performances that occur on weekends and outside of regular school hours. In keeping with the mission of the school, a successful candidate will foster a safe learning environment that promotes individuality, equity, and cultural competency.
The successful candidate will:
Experience with curriculum development, differentiation, constructivist teaching/learning, and assessment strategies, as well as a collaborative spirit and a ready sense of humor, are preferred. Skill in theater design and stagecraft a plus. If you wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Debbie Gibbs, head of school, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of reference are highly encouraged.
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