Anticipated Art Teacher – Malabar Intermediate School – Mansfield City Schools

Mansfield City Schools District

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There is an Art Teacher position open for the 2024-2025 school year at Malabar Intermediate School.

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 students 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 pupils 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 schools 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, instruct