(Pittsburgh) Instructor of Visual Art

Pittsburgh, PA

Instructor of Visual Art: Description and Responsibilities

The Instructor of Visual Art is responsible for the instruction of foundational artistic skills, understanding, and theory in multiple grade levels. The Instructor will: 

  • Work with the other Art faculty in establishing an appropriate sequence of skill acquisition. 
  • Teach students proper techniques, using high-quality, artist grade materials (including crayon, pastel, watercolor, pencil, pen, clay, wax, and more).
  • Assist in the implementation of Fine Art showcases, competitions, and the school Fine Arts Night.
  • Model and encourage an understanding of art history and a love and appreciation for the visual arts.
  • Establish and maintain a syllabus for the class that clearly outlines for parents the goals, learning outcomes, and work you expect the students to accomplish in the year.
  • Maintain grade books for all students, updating grades and comments (when applicable) every two weeks or more.

QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. BFA in Visual Arts, etc.) required. Teaching experience in a classical, Charlotte Mason, or Waldorf school preferred. Extensive personal and/or professional experience in working with children. Excellent rapport with students of all ages. Strong understanding of the ethos and values of The Saint Constantine School philosophy of education and play. 

Reports To: Academic Dean

Salary Classification: Full-time, exempt, twelve months

Supervision of Others: No

Hours Per Week: 40

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary range
  • Access to Insurance Plans through TSCS
  • Access to 401K plans

Additional Information:

It is TSCS policy to make all employment-related decisions for its employees and applicants in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability.

Employment with TSCS is at will. This means employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by TSCS, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.