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Qualified candidates should demonstrate a passion for visual art, a desire to teach middle school students, strong communication skills, a willingness to work within a team, and a commitment to continual professional development.
St. John’s seeks a Visual Arts Teacher of Grades 5-8. This is a full-time (10-month), benefits-eligible position with an August 2024 start date.
Teach middle school visual art to students in Grades 5-8.
Demonstrate extensive knowledge of Middle School Art techniques and pedagogy in a studio setting.
Present various experiences and approaches to art in a wide range of media and foundational skills.
Work collaboratively with the fine arts department and the Middle School team.
Serve as an active member of the advisory program.
Integrate appropriate educational technology in a 1:1 iPad classroom.
Organize parent events such as the annual Night of the Arts Showcase.
Lead an extracurricular club to increase student engagement in the fine arts.
Attend school dances, overnight trips, open houses, conference days, etc.
Serve as the co-sponsor for the yearbook.
The successful candidate is an energetic, high performer committed to the school’s mission, and who impresses with their drive, joy, and initiative. Applicants must possess:
Bachelor’s degree in visual art; master’s degree preferred.
Experience in an independent school, middle school level experience preferred.
Genuine affinity for working with children and families in an educational setting.
Ability to make independent decisions along with maintaining the confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.
High level of competence using technology.
Teaching experience in a K(4) – 8 environments, preferably in independent schools.
St. John's Episcopal Parish Day School is distinguished by 70 years of demonstrated success in preparing children for lives of learning and service in our ever-changing society. Renowned for its Episcopal identity, a core belief in the potential of our children, and the sanctity of childhood, the school delivers an unparalleled, values-driven preparatory education. Hard work, faith, honesty, and a commitment to excellence allow our graduates to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.
Located in the heart of thriving Tampa, St. John’s provides an exceptional education for 595 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The School’s Core Values and Episcopal identity focus on inclusivity, support, respect, and the shared values reflected in the School’s Mission Statement. Our students are Empowered to Lead, Inspired to Serve. A feeling of positive energy, inclusiveness, optimism, respect, and kindness permeates our campuses.