JOB TITLE: Art Teacher
Chelsea Academy is seeking a highly motivated faculty member to teach art to grades K-5 during the 2023-2024 Academic Year. Desired candidate should be a joyful disciple, have a knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic intellectual tradition, classical and liberal arts pedagogy, a passion for educating and forming Christian youth, and a spirit of adventure. Important characteristics include: competence in art education, a focus on student learning, classroom management skills, ability to collaborate on a team, and enthusiasm.
Chelsea Academy seeks to form confident young men and women educated in the liberal arts tradition and the Catholic faith from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The Academy is committed to promoting and cultivating in its students the life of the mind and the love of truth; an appreciation for the natural world and the heritage of human achievement; enduring friendships; a spirit of adventure; and the virtues of honesty, diligence, courage, piety, and personal responsibility. Through an ethos shaped by Catholic teaching and devotions and a balanced curriculum that includes the humanities, sciences, the arts, and athletics, Chelsea Academy provides students with opportunities for developing themselves into adults who are capable of making positive contributions to their families, places of work, and communities.
Required: Practicing Catholic in good standing
Required: Bachelor's Degree; experience in art education
Preferred: Master's Degree; Virginia Teacher's License (not required)
Other Desired Qualifications:
Polished and effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to develop and deliver effective lesson plans
Ability to manage well a classroom environment
Ability to relate well with students
Ability to be flexible in a smaller-school environment
Willingness to work with classroom teachers to integrate the discipline within curriculum
Supervisor and Direct Report: Dean of the Lower School
Shift Type: approximately 10 hours per week
Compensation and Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Email or mail cover letter, CV or resume, and three references to the contact below. This posting will remain active until filled.
Contact: Mr. Brian J. Peppiatt, Dean of the Lower School
Email: f[email protected] (Subject: "Art Teacher")
1190 Progress Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
More information about Chelsea Academy can be found at www.chelseaacademy.org