Job Description

After School Program Instructor

Job Summary
 

The After School Program Instructor will teach a practicum course in the visual or performing arts and will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in the visual and/or performing arts, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with school guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art. Incumbents will work under the direction of the site Principal or designee. This is a part-time position.

 

This job reports to School Principal or Designee
 

Essential Functions

  • Teaches art to a classroom of up to twenty students of varying ages, tailoring instruction to accommodate all skill levels within the class.

  • Provides individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.

  • Implements instructional learning activities for the purpose of improving students' artistic, physical and social skills.

  • Maintains classroom equipment, work area, students’ files/records (e.g. adapting instructional materials, cleaning work area, taking attendance, checking work, emergency cards, audio visual equipment, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items and/or providing reliable information.

  • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings for the purpose of enforcing school rules and procedures regarding student behavior and participation and/or providing a safe, respectful and positive learning environment.

  • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. copying, form preparation, attendance, phone calls, etc.) for the purpose of providing necessary records/materials and helping students succeed.

  • Promotes good habits for the purpose of improving the quality of students outcome and encouraging student development.

  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school, families, and the community

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

  • Attends meetings with site Principal and/or After School Lead, after school staff meetings and training opportunities for the purpose of reviewing and coordinating after school activities and learning new instructional techniques.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in a variety of art techniques.

  • Demonstrated understanding of various art mediums history and technique.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Capacity to supervise group work.

  • Ability to teach students from 9 years of age through high school (instructors may be assigned classes with younger students as well as classes with older students).

  • Outstanding planning and problem-solving skills.

  • Supportive, flexible disposition.

  • Available to work during assigned after school hours.

Religious Requirements

  • Acknowledge Christ as Savior and seek to live life as His disciple.

  • Believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative, inerrant Word of God—our standard for faith and practice.

  • Believe and uphold IBAA’s Statement of Faith and the terms of the Shared Values and Ethics of Employment as a condition for employment and continued employment in this school.

  • Demonstrate a desire for spiritual growth as evidenced by prayer life, Bible study, regular attendance at a church that is in agreement with IBAA’s Statement of Faith, and spiritual outreach to others.

  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others.

  • Evidence the fruit of the Spirit in interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.

Experience Requirements
Must have experience with the art medium or mediums required. Experience can include teaching art individually or to a group of students, but may also include putting on or performing an art show or demonstration, time in a studio with corresponding art work, or even demonstrating a portfolio of art work related to the medium or mediums required.

 

Work experience as an art teacher preferred.
 

Education Requirements / Certification
Bachelor’s degree in fine arts preferred
 

Continuing Education / Training
As needed
 

Clearances
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
 

FLSA Status
Non-Exempt