Upper School 3D Art Teacher Job Description
The visual and performing arts at Winston provide opportunities for students to interpret and communicate through a variety of media and musical techniques. Students learn how to explore, plan, and problem-solve in executing their creative vision while developing skills in art, music, and theater. The Upper School visual and performing arts courses are composed for students who are continuing to develop mastery in visual arts, music, and theater. Classes provide several performance opportunities. The objective of courses in the arts in Upper School is to promote artistic, musical, and performance-based growth.
The 3D Art educator’s primary role is to teach ceramics, woodworking, and metal to students 9-12th grade during the day-to-day operations in the Fine Arts Building 3D Art Studio and ensure the safe student use of the facility throughout the week. The 3D Art instructor helps students with technical issues on projects, maintains equipment and materials, orders supplies, and cleans the 3D studio as necessary. This is a one-year position, from approximately mid-August to late May, with the possibility of renewal for a second year (contingent upon favorable evaluations).
Instructs class activities and the day-to-day operations of the 3D Studio.
Oversees safe student use of equipment in the 3D Studio during classes.
Repairs and maintains tools as needed. Keeps an inventory of supplies and orders and purchases new supplies as needed. Coordinates with the facilities staff about maintenance issues that need to be addressed in the 3D Studio.
Keeps the 3D Studio clean and well-ordered.
Photographs student projects as needed.
Must be punctual for class sessions, attend faculty meetings, and respond in a timely
fashion to emails related to position responsibilities.
Must exhibit professionalism and serve as a role model in the classroom.
Bachelor's degree in Studio Art
Familiarity with a range of sculpture-related equipment and media, including welding,
woodworking, mold-making, etc., and understand, and be concern for equipment and
Must be dependable, have a strong work ethic, and possess good communication skills.
Understanding of DEI and implicit bias initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have experience with 3-D printing, CNC milling, and be
experienced with 3D modeling programs such as Rhinoceros; however, candidates
lacking this background will still be considered for the position.
Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds.
Ability to move equipment around.
Use of proper safety equipment for head, eyes, hands, and body protection.
Exposure to chemicals and tools such as saws, routers, grinders, welders, plasma
cutters, a robotic milling system, and pressurized cylinders.
Evidence of 5+ years of teaching at the high school level.
Experience in course design, development, and assessment of student learning outcomes.
Experience with working with LD learning profiles.
Experience in the assessment of curriculum and student learning outcomes
Experience with independent institution engagement
Demonstrated command in all aspects of ceramics.
Experience working with a wide range of materials and equipment related to sculpture/
ceramics/ 3D Design.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
The Winston School is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity,
equity, and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community.
Other: Please provide as a single document.
Documentation of Professional work/ Portfolio (20 works max)
Documentation of Student work/ Portfolio (20 works max)
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