Elementary School Art Teacher

Application deadline: January 31st, 2020

ACS Athens, a student-centered international school, embracing American educational philosophy, principles and values, is seeking to recruit an Art teacher to teach Elementary School students for the 2020-21 school year. The teacher reports to the Elementary School Principal.

Duties:

  • Provides authentic learning experiences in Art, while creating an environment that is conducive to student learning and involvement;
  • Showcases student work at a K-12 Student Art Exhibition in the spring;
  • Monitors students' understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusts instruction, materials, or assessments when appropriate;
  • Evaluates, tries innovative approaches, and refines instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies available to teachers, to increase student learning, involvement, and confidence to learn;
  • Demonstrates appreciation for and sensitivity to, the diversity among individuals and strives to ensure equitable opportunities for student learning;
  • Demonstrates positive and effective classroom management skills;
  • Maintains and improves professional competence through attendance at professional development events;
  • Shares responsibility for accomplishing the goals and priorities of his/her grade/team/department;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Teaching License in Visual Arts;
  • Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, from an accredited college or university, in a related field;
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience required;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to Elementary School students;
  • Commitment to remain current in content knowledge and teaching strategies.
  • Currently contributing to US Social Security and FICA tax, required (for US hires).

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: ART_ES_SMITH), and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: January 31st, 2020

As applications are received, interviews will be scheduled for best fit candidates and please note the school may make final hiring decisions prior to the posted deadline.
ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.