Fort Worth Academy is seeking a full time enthusiastic and passionate art teacher for grades K-8 for the 2019-2020 school year.
Fort Worth Academy is recognized as a leader in progressive education for students in grades K-8. Founded in 1982, the Academy is home to more than 200 students engaged in an innovative approach to teaching and learning that moved the school to the national and international forefront of education. The Academy offers an experience expertly designed for the foundation years: kindergarten through grade eight. Small class sizes of no more than fifteen students ensure every child receives highly personalized attention. A diverse, welcoming environment inspires students to discover and pursue their own paths to excellence and a comprehensive curriculum offers challenges in academics, athletics, and the arts.
As a result, the Academy’s graduates enter high school prepared to excel. They are self-aware, confident, and motivated. The Academy’s graduates are aggressively recruited by the area’s premier high schools and attend nationally-ranked colleges and universities.
Degree/Education: A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Education with a specialization in art or a Bachelor of Art in Art Education. Teaching certification is highly desired.
Skills: The arts are highly valued at Fort Worth Academy and our students greatly enjoy learning different types of genres and exposure to a wide array of mediums. Candidates should be risk-takers themselves and encourage this trait in their students. They should be great collaborators, creative, patient, encouraging and express their love of art with their students. Candidates should be savvy with technology and the use of software programs for digital art projects, photography, design, etc.
To apply for this position, all interested candidates should submit answers to the following questions along with a resume and letter of interest in order to be considered for the position.
How do you see your teaching style and philosophy complementing the mission and vision of Fort Worth Academy?
Describe a time in your life when you failed. How did you overcome the setback?
How does a growth-mindset impact one’s ability to overcome obstacles? Share your thoughts.
What are your experiences or thoughts on project-based learning?
What was the last book you read? Describe your thoughts on the book.
How would you describe yourself? Write your answer in a humorous or creative manner.
Please send your letter of interest, resume and answers to the above questions to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for this position.