Brooks School seeks candidates for the position of teacher of visual arts. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with resume/CV and a statement of teaching philosophy.
The mission of Brooks School is to provide the most meaningful educational experience to our students. To successfully do that, teachers at Brooks must be fully engaged in all aspects of students life, both in and out of the classroom. Brooks teachers are expected to teach, advise, supervise, care about the students, work in partnership with parents, advocate and promote the school, work collegially with administrators and fellow faculty, and grow professionally. A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections, coaching two sports/activities, residential and community responsibilities.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL:
General experience with studio arts media and the ability to teach studio arts foundations classes in drawing, design, painting, ceramics and/or sculpture and photography/digital-imaging.
Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.
Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities.
Possess flexibility and be a student-centered educator who understands adolescents and how to support their growth through creativity, studio thinking, and artmaking.
Attend all faculty meetings, department meetings, and other meetings as required.
Attend all school functions, chapels, seated dinners, class meetings, and special events.
Complete comments, advisor letters, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Foster an environment that focuses on creativity and expression.
Serve as mentor, advocate, supporter, and confidante to students.