Art Teacher

  • Woodland Presbyterian School
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Mar 11, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Art Teacher

Grade levels: Early Childhood – 8th Grade
Departments: Early Childhood, Lower School, and Middle School
Location: Art room with kiln
Immediate supervisors: Head of Lower School and Head of Middle School
Anticipated Start: Fall 2023

Art Teacher’s Primary Purpose: To design and implement creative and engaging art lessons that allow each student the opportunity to reach their God-given potential in a way that supports the mission and values of the school.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Specialization and passion for teaching art including pottery, mixed media, drawing, painting, chalk drawing and art history

  • Staying current with teaching strategies, techniques, and educational technology 

  • Entering student artwork into local art contests and creation and execution of school wide art projects 

  • Plan and implement school wide spring art show 

  • Support the design and creation of sets for middle school theater production

  • Consistent and clear parent and student communication

  • Working collaboratively with administrators and colleagues  

  • Participation on school committees 

  • Attendance and participation in divisional meetings 

  • Student arrival and/or dismissal duties 

  • Adherence to Faculty Guidelines 

  • Participating in professional development 

  • Supervision of students 

  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative independent Christian school environment

  • Implementation of Woodland’s Educational Philosophy 

  • Support the school’s Statement of Faith

Experience & Physical Requirements: 

  • Teaching experience (minimum of three years preferred but not required) 

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree preferred in related field 

  • Valid teacher licensure preferred 

  • Proficient in advanced technology skills 

  • Ability to regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and visually identify visitors 

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds 

Interested and qualified candidates should complete the online application and email a cover letter, resume, and personal statement of educational philosophy (PDF version) to or mail to: Woodland Presbyterian School, Attn: Employment, 5217 Park Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38119

Woodland believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.