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2019 - 2020 Visual Art Teacher

    • Job Tracking ID: 512680-676881
    • Job Location: New Orleans, LA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 01, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: July 15, 2019
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All applications will be reviewed and responded to as quickly as we are able. While we wish we could personally speak with each applicant, we are unable to do so due to the volume of applicants. With that in mind, please do not call in to follow up on your application

Job Description:

Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep is searching for a Visual Art Teacher for the 2019 - 2020 school year.  This is a wonderful opportunity to establish a dynamic Visual Art program in an extremely supportive and committed environment. Crocker will offer Visual Art instruction to all students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.  If you are relentless about seeing disadvantaged students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to work at a school that does whatever it takes to ensure college success for all children. Moreover, your work would make a profound and lasting contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans.

 

Experience and Skills:

Goals:

Every teacher has an individualized goal that involves achieving significant growth in the percentage of students scoring basic/mastery on the appropriate end of year assessment.

Responsibilities:

  • Design classroom instruction using research-based strategies
  • Develop curriculum using principles of backwards design
  • Execute research-based programs according to best practices
  • Frequently analyze results from multiple sources to drive instruction
  • Build a strong advisory culture with 12-15 students, leveraging the relationship to support student academic and social development.
  • Strategize with teachers about best practices for supporting struggling students
  • Maintain school culture of high behavioral expectations
  • Maintain frequent communication with student families

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in multiple Art forms (required).
  • Experience working high school instruction (preferred).
  • Bachelor's Degree (required)
  • Constant learner: Solicits feedback and implements new ideas in instruction, stays abreast of current research on teaching and learning, enhances professional skills
  • Solutions-Oriented: concentrates on finding ways to solve problems and improve systems
  • Enthusiasm: exhibits passion and excitement over work
  • High Expectations: An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels
  • Results Oriented: Proven track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains as a teacher
  • Work ethic: possesses a strong willingness to work hard and long hours to get the job done
  • Intelligence: learns quickly, demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently absorb new information
  • Experienced: Successful manager of a classroom who emulates the belief that structure and clear expectations are drivers of student success
  • Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to work well in a team

Benefits

Compensation:

We offer a competitive compensation package. The base salary for this position is $43,500 and can be negotiated based on the candidate's experience.