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Posted
February 26, 2019
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Fine Arts Teacher
Description
TK-8 Fine Arts Teacher

Sonoma Country Day School seeks a full-time dynamic Visual Arts Teacher for the elementary grades. The arts are a focus at SCDS, and our commitment is to exposing students to a wide range of techniques and media. The successful candidate will be both an educator and a practicing artist, with the ability to present a portfolio of work to demonstrate expertise. Additionally, the successful candidate will exhibit the disposition to grow in his/her craft and will routinely expand his/her knowledge of art and technical skills with the purpose of bringing this back to the classroom.

The art department has two members and the successful candidate will collaborate with a veteran faculty member to teach a variety of grades, from TK to 8th.

Desired qualifications and attributes:
-Minimum three years teaching
-Independent school experience preferred
-BA in fine arts, MFA a plus
-Ability to organize and present art exhibitions, at school and in the community
-Professional communication skills and enthusiasm for collaborating with other teachers to plan instruction and engage in school-wide initiatives
-Desire to participate in the life of the school outside of the classroom

SCDS is a TK-8, co-educational independent school located in Santa Rosa, CA, and serving 280 students. Our mission is to bring learning to life through our guiding principles of engagement, relationship, integrity, creativity, and contribution. We value the diversity of our community, and faculty are expected to teach their subject effectively, as well as support the social-emotional well being of students.

Position includes a full benefits package of medical, dental, life, vision, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan contribution, sick and PTO leave.

For further information, please visit our website: www.scds.org and www.scds.org/page/employment-listings. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resumé, and a list of three references, attention to Brad Weaver, Head of School, at [email protected]
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