Position Title: Performing Arts Teacher, Long-Term Substitute
Position Start Date: December 2018
Westmark School is currently seeking a Performing Arts Teacher for grades 2-12. Our ideal candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students, preferably with language-based learning differences, and be able to organize and implement an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths and be in accordance with Westmark School’s mission.
Teach performing arts classes to students with language-based learning differences;
Plan and implement fine arts curriculum;
Submit weekly lesson plans;
Integrate technology into the curriculum;
Maintain class PowerSchool page;
Regularly update and post to PowerSchool class grade book;
Use behavior management systems that are effective with students with language-based learning differences;
Provide a positive environment that encourages students to actively participate in their own learning;
Communicate on a regular basis with division directors, department chair and advisors to discuss student progress;
Model professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community;
Additional duties as assigned
A Bachelor’s Degree in fine arts, education or related field;
Experience teaching performing arts curriculum to lower, middle and upper school students;
Background in drama or vocal training;
Experience with school theater productions preferred;
Strong desire to teach students with language-based learning differences;
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies;
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
Strong organization and time-management skills;
Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit in on meetings and work on a computer for long periods of time; and is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Westmark School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and job performance. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions (including genetic characteristics or information), sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, and local laws.
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