Photography and Visual Arts Teacher

Req No.
2018-1174
Category
Faculty
Location
US-TX-Houston
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Kinkaid School is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and inspiring educator to become a full-time Upper School Photography and Visual Arts Teacher at the start of the 2018 school year.

 

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.   Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture.

 

The Visual and Performing Arts program benefits from outstanding resources including numerous visual arts studios, a traditional photography lab, a digital photography lab, a dedicated photography studio, and numerous gallery spaces.

Responsibilities

  • Teach all levels of photography
  • Teach a section of the Introduction to Visual Arts course with the opportunity to teach other Visual Arts courses as well.
  • Manage the photography program budget
  • Manage the inventory of all photographic equipment
  • Maintain regular school hours
  • Enjoyment in teaching students across the entire range of grades (9-12)
  • Teaching the technical tools of both traditional film and digital photography techniques
  • Imparting excitement and enthusiasm into the instruction of photography
  • Serve as a member of the Upper School and Visual and Performing Arts Faculty, attending all meetings, and developing and updating course curricula.
  • Develop and teach courses during our Interim Term
  • Support the School, its mission, and its leadership
  • Be an active member of the school community by attending games, special art events, and become part of the overall school community

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Photography, Visual Arts, or Art Education (Master’s preferred)
  • In-depth knowldge of Photoshop
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience, preferably in a private school setting.
  • Core knowledge in the development of upper school children.
  • Experience working and teaching in both traditional and digital modes
  • Collegial and committed to collaborating with Visual and Performing Arts faculty
  • Exemplifies Kinkaid’s four core values (honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness) in interactions with all members of the community.

 

The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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