Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school photography teacher for a full-time teaching position that will begin in August 2019. Candidates should have experience teaching photography to high school or college students, and a BFA or MFA in photography is desired. Experience with a black-and-white darkroom, both film and digital cameras, film scanners, digital inkjet printing, and photographic software including Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop CC, and Adobe Bridge is required. We are also looking for a candidate with experience in studio lighting; with a knowledge of the history and contemporary state of fine art photography and photographers, and with the ability to lead critiques. Experience with drawing and painting, ceramics, and design is beneficial. A teaching credential is not required. Candidates with experience teaching digital media (including film or video production, graphic design, or animation) are especially encouraged to apply.
MA is in the early years of an ambitious strategic plan which emphasizes interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and learning, competency-based assessment, equity and inclusion. Candidates eager to work toward these strategic goals will be prioritized in our search progress. Furthermore, we welcome candidates who are eager to grow in their professional lives and who demonstrate a willingness and an ability to engage in reflection on their practice.
MA values the inclusion of many voices and perspectives, and candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice. In addition, we highly value the student-teacher relationship. Individuals with a demonstrated desire to play roles across the school including but not limited to advising, leading student activities, coaching and/or supporting other key programs are encouraged to apply.
Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” The school is a vibrant and diverse community, and students and teachers alike continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and people of color and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).
Please send resume and letter of interest to:
Dean of Faculty
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-1859
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About Marin Academy
At Marin Academy, we believe that educational excellence should push the boundaries of what is known today in order to prepare students for a world we can’t even imagine tomorrow. Our unique educational approach inspires MA teachers and students to work side-by-side every day immersing themselves deeply in their subjects while honing the ability to think critically and creatively. And because many voices are welcomed and encouraged at MA, our students cultivate the tools they need to live their lives fully—and the inspiration to contribute as compassionate citizens to our world.
Marin Academy is situated on a 10-acre campus at the base of the hills of San Rafael, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a 9-12 grade independent, college preparatory high school, we have an enrollment of 440 students with academic talent, interest in the arts and athletics, and a passion for a multitude of issues. Our students come from San Francisco, the East Bay, and Sonoma in addition to Marin County. Marin Academy has a block schedule in which classes meet every other day for 75-minute periods.
Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an env...ironment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” We welcome those with a progressive and innovative mindset about teaching and learning and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Salary and benefits are very competitive. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).