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Winchester Public Schools

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3423420
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 6, 2021
  • Starting Date: February 28, 2021

Job Description

1.0 Elementary Art Teacher Grades K-5; Long Term Substitute

To cover the 1.0 teaching position from the end of February 2021 through the end of the 2020-2021 school yea
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  • All exploratory classes including Art will be taught remotely for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Qualified candidates must have state certification, possess strong visual art content knowledge, a passion for teaching, excellent interpersonal skills, and strong classroom management abilities.
    Preferred Applicants for the Art Position should have the following, but not limited to:
    Licensure in Elementary Art K-5 state of Massachusetts or equivalent
    Experience with the instruction on a wide variety of materials
    Solid understanding of the State and National art standards
    Broad knowledge of and familiarity with historical and contemporary artists and period styles, the techniques and processes associated with drawing, painting, and three dimensional studio materials, and a working knowledge of the elements and principles of art and design.
    Flexibility and a willingness to learn and try new things
    Demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to collaborate.
    Role & Responsibilities: The teacher will:
    Provide opportunities for students to work and share collaboratively and to develop a strong sense of respect for self and others, while helping young students appreciate art and develop their own artistic expressions.
    Participate in the arts curriculum review and design, and work cooperatively with a team to develop a strong school program incorporating both state and district frameworks.
    Collaborate and integrate with faculty across disciplines to build meaningful curricular connections.
    Assess student performance/work and communicate feedback to students and families regularly through district-designated evaluation procedures and protocols.
    Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community.
    Align Content and instruction to the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Frameworks and to district scope and sequences.
    Abide by state statutes, school board policies, district handbook, and regulations.
    Remain current by participating in ongoing professional development activities within and out-of-district, such as instructional technology.
    All other duties assigned by the Principal or WPS Administration.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Employer Description


    Our Mission is to provide all students with an outstanding education in a nurturing yet challenging environment that fosters academic achievement, healthy social and emotional development, enthusiasm for education, and a life-long love for learning. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Winchester 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.

    Job Requirements

    • Must hold a valid DESE Teacher Certification in Art
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Jennifer Levatino , Director of Art
    • 80 Skillings Road
    • Winchester, Massachusetts 01890
    • Phone: 781-721-7020
    • Fax: 781-721-7042
    • Email: click here

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