Tri-Village Elementary School ( learn more )

Dayton Area School Consortium

New Madison, OH ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4139461
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 12, 2023

Job Description

PO Box 31, New Madison, OH  45346
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2023
The Tri-Village Local School District has the following vacancy for the 2023-2024 school year.
POSITION:       Grades K-6 Art Teacher
  1. Bachelor’s Degree, minimum requirement
  2. Current and Valid Ohio Elementary Teaching License
 RESPONSIBLE TO:  Elementary Principal
  1. Prepare for special education meetings by preparing reports and adequately assessing students’ progress within the curriculum and other identified areas.
  1. Teach and evaluate students using sound instructional practices that support district policies and guidelines.
  1. Prepare clear and timely lesson plans that are articulated with state standards.
  1. Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required.
  1. Attend and plan for parent/teacher conferences.
  1. Ensure all students are learning all subject matter by giving appropriate assessments on a regular basis.
  1. Provide complete lesson plans for substitutes.
  1. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with parents through effective use of interim reports, report cards, conferences and other appropriate means of communication.
  1. Observe ethics of pedagogy; exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound stability.
  1. Notify parents if student is not meeting classroom goals.
  1. Implement reasonable precautions to insure safety for self, staff and students.
  1. Maintain inventory for all district supplies and equipment utilized for area of instruction.
  1. Assist in selecting and requesting classroom supplies, instructional supplies and equipment for area of instruction.
  1. Maintain diplomacy and a sense of ambassadorship for the district while interacting with the public.
  1. Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversion.
  1. Attend meetings and in-services as required.
  1. Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner.
  1. Perform other duties as assigned by the building principal.
Please submit your request in writing to Mr. Shane Mead, Elementary Principal, either by email or by mail by Monday, February 20, 2023. 
Tri-Village LSD
PO Box 31, New Madison, OH  45346

Non-discrimination Clause
Tri-Village Local schools is an equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and genetic information.
Art Teacher 

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 translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for art instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in art, including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, design, commercial art, art history, and three-dimensional art to secondary pupils, following the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Provides instruction by which pupils develop aesthetic concepts and appreciation and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art, art appreciation and what constitutes art.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student skills and learning in artistic techniques and expression, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Demonstrates techniques in activities such as drawing, painting, and modeling, using standard and teacher-prepared instructional aids.
  • Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and working time.
  • Instructs pupils in proper care and use of tools and equipment used in art classes.
  • Evaluates each pupil's performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepares progress reports.
  • Plans and presents art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit pupils' work for the school and the community. May sponsor exhibits from outside.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, 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 and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other school professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, art materials, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 

Use standard office equipment such as; personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Work Schedule
Standard teacher work schedule as set forth in the Teachers' Unit Contract. 

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.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Work in standard office and school building environments. 
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. 

Qualifications Profile



  • Ohio State Certification as an Art Teacher or as required for position.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level and/or subject is a plus. 



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Contact Information

    • Posting School District
    • 200 South Keowee Street
    • Dayton, Ohio 45402

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