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Art Teacher

Englewood Schools
Englewood, CO
  • Expired: March 05, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/Art

Date Posted:

Clayton Elementary School

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Open until filledEFFECTIVE: 2022-2023 school year
Position Type: Exempt
New teacher: 191 days/year
1.0 FTE
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Benefits Summary

This assignment provides education to elementary students inspiring attitudes that promote art appreciation and expressionism in and out of the learning environment. Provide education of art history/traditions, drawing and painting techniques, and clay creations. Arrange and facilitate student art shows. Provide systematic academic intervention and enrichment for students of all levels. Deliver inclusive instruction integrating students of all levels and abilities. Encourage parent/guardian involvement in student learning through open houses, volunteering, parent/teacher conferences, etc. Develop and promote good community relations among stakeholders.

Create a positive learning environment and effective management structures to purposefully promote and foster effective teaching, learning, and student achievement. Create an instructional learning environment that establishes routines and provides for student engagement through questioning, speculation, and originality. Collaborate with specialists and provide unique learning opportunities such as inclusion and research based effective practices for students with special needs. Promote a learning environment respecting the dignity of the child that is perceived by students as fair and consistent. Incorporate additional learning opportunities for advanced and non-proficient students. Ensure all classroom processes, procedures and data collection are highly organized and effective with optimal use of instructional time. Motivate, engage, and empower learners to track and monitor his/her learning.

Design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes aligned with 21st Century learning. Collaborate with educators from other grades or subject areas to establish links between disciplines and influence school-wide curriculum and teaching practice. Demonstrate mastery of content and is able to make curriculum rigorous and relevant to all students. Deliver content that is relevant to students and applicable to the real world. Integrate and align Colorado Academic Standards, instructional objectives, instructional strategies, learning activities, materials, resources and assessments and differentiate lesson planning based on individual student needs. Use data management tools to analyze results and draw inferences from data to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Provide quality, accurate, constructive, corrective, specific and timely feedback to students that encourages them to perform at their highest level. Effectively communicate with parents and staff about student's progress and opportunities. Utilize technology and/or other avenues to communicate to stakeholders (website, podcasts, etc.). Establish student, staff and parental rapport that allows for a proactive response to potential problems.

Actively participate in all staff meetings, PLCs, and other required events. Apply and implement knowledge, skills and new understandings to improve instructional programming. Advocate for and lead initiatives that will enhance student success in and out of school. Use professional Code of Ethics and standards of practice to guide ethical decision-making in practice.

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Possible supervision of support personnel.
Conduct supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to interview participation, training/development, assign and direct work, performance feedback, address complaints and resolve problems.

Prioritize and schedule work tasks independently.
Create and implement effective and efficient process management strategies (e.g., procedures, instructional groups, transition materials and supplies).
Accurately projects need for budget planning.
Maintain accurate records in accordance with professional standards, state guidelines, and school system policy.
Review processes for improvement opportunities and make changes as needed to ensure quality of instruction.

The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree in appropriate field.
Strong understanding of teaching and learning.
English fluency will be determined through the interview process and licensure.

Valid Colorado Driver's License.
Valid Colorado Teaching License with an Art endorsement.

Is flexible.
Has advanced computer/technology skills.
Has the ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District community.
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate, communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to compare, compute, synthesize and evaluate.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain confidentiality.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Adhere to federal and state legislation, regulation, and policies.

Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, and standing.
Occasional stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching.

The work environment is high energy and may often appear chaotic.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
Due to nature of materials used, at times, work could be unclean.

Principal or designee.

Clayton Elementary School.

Dependent upon education, experience and the Master Agreement.

Open Until Filled

New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.

This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Mr. Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of HR and Talent Development,4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110, (303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.

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