Madeira is seeking an energetic and innovative part-time Art Teacher to join its faculty. The successful candidate will support and achieve the School's mission and vision by effectively facilitating learning in student-centered college preparatory classrooms.
Manage a part-time load of a combination of teaching, facilitating activities, on-campus campus professional development and collaboration
Plan and prepare innovative and rigorous instructional content
Have the content knowledge and personal flexibility to teach well a range of students in a range of classes, up through the Advanced Placement (courses such as AP Art History, Photography, Fundamentals of Design, Yearbook, AP Studio Art)
Collaborate with visual arts colleagues in presentation of student art and art shows
Work collaboratively with a team of faculty, colleagues, administrators and parents
Maintain accurate student records such as grades and comments and communicate such data in accordance with the academic calendar and School expectations
Perform all duties associated with advising, which includes participation in first-year advisor orientation program and serving as a student advisor in subsequent years
Know how girls learn and use this knowledge to guide instructional and curricular decisions; apply principles of mind, brain and education science when teaching, developing curriculum, and assessing student learning
Teaching experience required
Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree in content area preferred
Ability to demonstrate growth mindset, optimism, and belief that all students can learn required
Ability to innovate and think creatively about education
Ability to make contribution to the School outside one's academic department, including to activities program, residential program, and interdisciplinary offerings
Ability to use and adapt to a wide-array of technology as tools to support and deepen student learning and instruction
Uphold the School's professional standards including punctuality, courtesy and discretion
Supports the residential program on select evenings and weekends throughout the school year.
The Madeira School is one of the country's premier boarding/day schools for girls in grades 9-12. For more than a century, Madeira has built a strong tradition of innovative teaching and learning, including hands-on, real world work experience for every student through Madeira’s award-winning Co-Curriculum experiential learning program. Located just outside Washington, DC, on the banks of the Potomac River in McLean, VA, Madeira enrolls 320 students from around the country and around the world.