Dorchester County Public Schools

Cambridge, MD

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Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for Art Teachers.  Working under the direction of the school principal and the content supervisor, this position works with students in decision making, interpersonal development, and academic growth by providing the strategies, resources, and instruction to enable each student to meet the demands of the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards.   



  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the needs, interests and abilities of individuals to ensure Success for Every Student; 
  • On a regular and consistent basis, meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated; 
  • Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives; 
  • Provides an instructional program to meet the needs of all students including students with disabilities; 
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior; 
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students; 
  • Establishes learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, requirements of DCPS curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development; 
  • Plans for and utilizes instructional methods, resources and evaluation techniques which motivate and enable each student to achieve learning objectives; 
  • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of central staff as required. Provides input when necessary to student IEP's; 
  • Takes all necessary and safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities; 
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, DCPS policy and administrative regulation; 
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner; 
  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms; 
  • Establishes relationships with colleagues, students, parents and community which reflect recognition of and respect for every individual; 
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for instructional assistants, teacher assistants, and volunteers. May evaluate assistant’s job performance with department heads and/or administrators; 
  • Appraises his/her own effectiveness and demonstrates successful application of skills and information acquired to increase effectiveness. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence; 
  • Participates in school management and shares responsibility for the total school program; 
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required;  
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Equal Opportunity Employer


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