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Director of Art Education - Positions Available in CT, NJ & NY

One River School - Duplicates
Westport, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Director of Art Education
One River School of Art + Design

One River School of Art + Design is looking for motivated professional who are passionate about art and want to be part of a new business concept that is "transforming art education" across the U.S. 

You are…
• passionate about art & creative education
• service-focused and detail-oriented
• a hard-worker and a problem-solver

We are…
• an aspirational company that delivers exceptional art experiences to students of all ages
• seeking people who want to learn and grow with us
• a fun and fast paced place to work where we work hard, collaborate and strive for excellence

The Director of Art Education is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of education for students and teachers at One River School. You will build and lead a team of arts educators to become the cultural backbone within the community.  As the Director of Art Education you will combine your love of art education with your leadership skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage part time educators and teaching artists staff to ensure exceptional educational experiences at the school
  • Recruit, onboard and train educators 
  • Teach weekly classes in drawing and painting
  • Manage educational expenses such as art supplies and teacher wages
  • Manage art studio and digital lab to ensure cleanliness, organization and effectiveness for staff and students
  • Drive student retention by ensuring great experiences in the classroom, proper onboarding of students, parent communication and develop new methods for increasing retention, referrals and loyalty.
  • Assist in the local school advertising efforts, including, events, partnerships, press and outreach to drive new student inquiries and community engagement. Develop new partnerships with local businesses, public / private schools, PTA's and community members to drive enrollment and have an active presence in the local community.
  • Prepare, promote and execute student and community exhibitions in the gallery


  • Paid vacation days
  • Non- traditional work schedule
  • Company contributes to Health Coverage
  • Take classes free at One River School



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited, four year college or university required
  • Master's Degree in Fine Art or Art Education preferred
  • 5+ years teaching experience
  • Experience leading and managing employees
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to network, collaborate and build relationships with clients, partners, staff, remote colleagues and others.
  • Must posses a passion for the One River School brand

One River is an Equal Opportunity Employer institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, pregnancy or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal access/equal opportunity employer. All employees must be vaccinated against COVID_19.


One River School - Duplicates


Westport, CT


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