Art Teacher (k-12th grade, 2018-2019)
- Mableton, GA, USA, Mableton, GA
The SAE School is an independent school which opened in August, 2013 in the Northwest metro Atlanta area. We offer preschool - 12th grades now in our fifth year (2017-2018) and have 40+ staff to include teachers, support staff and administrators.
We are a unique school. We do things much differently than most and we are proud of it. We expect teachers to do 3 things all of the time - 1) Push our kids every single day to reach the unimaginable, 2) Support your colleagues, and 3) Have a freakin' awesome time with your colleagues and kids. This describes our school culture.
Additionally, we expect our teachers to . . .
- go above and beyond for our kids without fail
- arrive on time for your work day
- communicate with parents continuously
- work after hours and on weekends when necessary
- control and manage our students at all times
- be creative
- provide solutions to problems/challenges
- enjoy our work environment and implement ways to make it better each day
Does this sound like a place you can thrive and enjoy?! Then please consider joining our team of awesomely committed teachers and staff.
-Provides students with opportunities to develop fundamental technological literacy as they learn about the history, systems and processes of invention and innovation.
-Develops year long scaffolded, standards-based projects and lesson plans.
-Designs effective and rigorous lesson plans with specific, measurable, and standards-based objectives in conjunction with content and grade level colleagues.
-Differentiates plans for individual students based on their unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged and challenged.
-Designs formative and summative assessments that are aligned with daily objectives.
-Uses assessment data to modify short and long-term plans in order to target areas for improvement.
-Coordinates instruction with other teachers in the school to help ensure thematic and other instructionally relevant activities.
-Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students and families based on trust and respect.
-Conducts home visits to nurture strong relationships with students and parents.
-Communicates high expectations for behavior by teaching, practicing, and reinforcing rules and consequences so that students are focused on working hard and being nice.
-Approaches teaching and learning with a sense of urgency maximizing every minute.
-Proactively communicates with families about academic progress and behavior goals, with attention to social development.
-Maintains accurate and up-to-date records.
-Provides and supervises opportunities for students to demonstrate individually and in groups
the skills, talent and work produced in the Technology Education/Related classroom.
-Collaborates with content and grade-level teams to promote an environment of critical thinking and academic rigor.
-Consistently reflects on instructional practices through formal and informal methods, and works relentlessly to meet individual professional development goals.
-Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules.
-Assumes responsibility for student achievement.
-Embraces feedback and constructive criticism in the spirit of constant improvement.
-Actively participates in professional development, faculty meetings before or after school, as well as grade level, department, and trip meetings.
Academic and Cultural Support
-Coordinates and leads college visits both in and out of state to extend student learning.
-Assists with both student and staff recruitment.
-Sponsors and maintains quality in a student club, extracurricular activities or organizations.
-Be available to students for homework help and emergencies outside of regular school hours.
-Participate in the daily functioning of the school – morning, lunch, and afternoon supervisory duties.
-Participates actively in developing individualized learning plans for students, parent meetings and conferences.
-B.A. or B.S. degree
-Varying degrees of experience accepted
- Must be able to communicate knowledge of art history
-Must be able to use technology and multimedia tools to enhance and enrich the curriculum
-Must have an amazing ability to motivate children to reach their maximum potential.
- Bachelors degree in fields not limited to: Art Education, Architecture and Construction, Arts in Audio/Video Technology & Communication, Information Technology, etc.
Preferred Qualifications (not required, but considered favorably):
-Georgia Teaching Certification
-Spanish language proficiency
-Experience with and willingness to coach and/or leading extra-curricular activities
-A fully competitive benefits package will be offered to all employees.
-All applicants must pass a criminal background check.