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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3162919
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : September 9, 2019

Job Description

Times 2 Academy

Job ID: 1784

Job Description

Contingent upon funding

The Media Arts program is a program within the Career and Technical Education Arts, Media, and Communication Career Cluster. Under the direction of the Providence Career and Technical Academy Principal, the Graphic Communications Teacher:
  • Facilitates student comprehension and application of concepts skills and behaviors that contributes to core academic and technical skill proficiency, culminating in an industry credential or certifications and/or post secondary credit;
  • Provides a strong foundation in arts and communication with particular emphasis on computer coding, the design process, graphic and digital media communications, interactive technologies, and project development;
  • Provides intermediate and advanced instruction applet and website development, computer coding and graphics, digital printing, digital media production and project management, three-dimensional models, two-dimensional animations, layered images, streaming media and web pages for portfolios.
  • Provides simulated work environments (digital and real) for students to apply industry skills using Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, and PrintEd
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Provides foundational instruction in the design process, color theory, typography, two-dimensional design, and special composition
  • Fosters and coordinates creative process for digital press production and interactive media
  • Understands and applies effective research-based instructional strategies and best practices to ensure student academic and technical success
  • Participates as part of an interdisciplinary team to integrate core academic and CTE curriculum to produce academic content enhanced lessons
  • Develops and maintains a business plan for the Media Arts lab and TV studio
  • Prepares the annual Perkins grant application, develops bid specifications
  • Assists building administrator in obtaining Rhode Island Department of Education CTE Program
  • approval, NEASC accreditation, and/or industry accreditation
  • Participates in all district and school?]based professional development activities
  • Provides rigorous and relevant instruction on approved hands?]on curriculum in the content area and general work?]place readiness through school-based, simulated work experiences
  • Maintains a learning lab classroom conducive to work place experiences that expose students to  customer service, cost estimation for customers, creating job bags, pre-Web design, production, finishing and delivery
  • Prepare students for and participate in the annual Skills USA competitions
  • Administers a variety of formative and summative student assessment tools
  • Prepares lessons that encourage and foster creativity and innovation, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication
  • Develops and maintains positive and cooperative interactions and communications with
  • parents, colleagues and community
  • Takes all necessary and safety precautions to protect students, equipment,  and
  • facilities.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by the district and state laws.
  • Maintains and updates required industry certifications.
  • Keeps current with emerging trends and standards National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies (NWCET), and the Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF)
Salary Rate Range
Teache Salary Scale 
RIDE Requirements
 Voc. Graphic Arts

ESL Preferred
Minimum Qualifications
  • Possess successful background which insures capabilities to succeed as an instructor in the field of digital Media Arts. 
  • Minimum five (5) years of recent (within last seven (7) years) trade based or equivalent full-time employment directly related to video and digital media production
  • Adobe Creative Suite and videographer experience required
  • PrintEd experience in digital press applications preferred
  • Record of involvement in professional organizations and community relations preferred
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts preferred
  • Experience with digital audio and video recording, editing required
  • TV studio production experience preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Graphic and Web Design, computer coding, using Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, PC and Mac based computer applications, Microsoft Office, applications, e-mail, Web applications, and Graphic Design industry-specific technology
  • Working knowledge of TV studio fundamentals and Web production
  • Physical ability to perform all necessary tasks related to implementing the program
  • You must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employment
  • Bilingual Preferred
  • Position Type: Full-time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Providence Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Contact Information

  • Brenda Marquis
  • 797 Westminster
  • Providence, Rhode Island 02903

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