Classroom Teacher - Pattonville R-III School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Art
Job Title: Elementary School - Traveling Art Teacher - Parkwood and Bridgeway (.4445 FTE) - 2022-2023
Job Location: Parkwood Elementary and Bridgeway Elementary
Beginning: Aug 22, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Art
District: Pattonville R-III School District
St Ann, MO 63074
Telephone: 314-213-8065 EXT 1065
Job Description:

Position Purpose:
To develop students' interest, abilities, talents and skills for artistic expression and creativity in the visual arts, as well as aesthetic understanding and appreciation by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans; modeling the necessary skills to performing assigned tasks; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. 

Essential Functions:
  • Develops and administers school art curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and develops lessons that result in learning experiences that utilize the available instructional time.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in art, including crafts, drawing, painting, art history, and three-dimensional art, following the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Provides instruction on art concepts and appreciation.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student skills and learning in artistic techniques and expression, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs.
  • Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing and painting.
  • Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time.
  • Instructs students in use of tools and art related equipment.
  • Evaluates each student's performance and growth in knowledge and assesses student learning.
  • Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students' work for the school and the community.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learning of current developments in the educational field by attending professional development, workshops or department/district meetings, and/or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required by district procedures.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensure effective communication with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ensures that student behavior conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student conduct needed to achieve a positive learning atmosphere.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, art materials, and other supplies/equipment.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 
    • Additional FTE will be implemented for travel time between schools.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current art instructional teaching methods and educational pedagogy as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of art curriculum and concepts.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation regarding performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Missouri Art K-12 Certification.
  • Bachelors and/or masters degree from an accredited college or university.
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