Georgetown Day School seeks a long-term substitute Visual Arts teacher for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year, beginning September 14, 2020 and continuing until January 6, 2021. The position entails teaching a full range of courses across the Lower/Middle School. Designed to develop the student’s ability to approach creative experiences with self-confidence, the Lower/Middle School visual arts program introduces students to a broad assortment of media and techniques. Concepts are presented to make students more sensitive to the aesthetic qualities of their environment and to provide a rich source of experience upon which they can draw. Teachers work hard to maintain a balance between providing formal instruction and giving students opportunities for free, creative expression. A consistent approach to working in the studio, including the proper use of materials and instruction in specific techniques, ensures that all students gain a common frame of reference. All students work with paints, a wide range of drawing materials, found objects, clay, papier-mâché, and printmaking materials. Rich content, creative pedagogy and authentic relationships are essential components of a GDS classroom. The ability to provide those elements, work collaboratively with colleagues, and place children’s interests and experiences at the heart of the classroom are essential components of teaching at GDS.
As a diverse, inclusive school devoted to social justice and preparing our students to live and work in an increasingly globalized and multicultural society, GDS is particularly interested in professionals with demonstrated interest and experience in working in such a school setting.
Qualifications: a BA in the visual arts or a related field is required; an MFA or MA in Art Education, as well as teaching experience in an elementary school setting are preferred.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and, list of three references using our online application system. To apply and to find out more about the school, candidates should visit our website at www.gds.org.
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Georgetown Day School seeks a long-term substitute Visual Arts teacher for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year, beginning September 14, 2020 and continuing until January 6, 2021. The position entails teaching a full range of courses across the Lower/Middle School.
Georgetown Day School, a PreK-12 coeducational day school, located in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to the creation of a just, inclusive and diverse school community, invites applications for a Middle School Learning Specialist. Candidates who seek to partner with teachers, students, and their families in maximizing the academic learning experiences of all students are particularly encouraged to apply.