Somerset County Public Schools

Art Teacher (259)

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TitleArt Teacher
Posting ID259

Applications are being accepted for Art teachers for the 2020-2021 school year.  Must be willing to work in either prek-12 location. 

  1. Summary – An employee in this position comes under the direct supervision of the Principal of the School.  An instructor in this position will be well versed in all aspects of Art Education. 


  1. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned by the Principal or Instructional Supervisor.  Primary duties include the following:


  • Using current curriculum plans a sequential course of study.
  • Write lesson plans which incorporate Common Core Learning Goals and Objectives.
  • Maintain accurate records of student performance using a variety of assessment and recordkeeping tools.
  • Teach planned lessons which are informative, interactive and of high quality.
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude towards students, and fellow staff members.
  • Model appropriate art projects.
  • Confer with students and parents to develop a long term plan for student life success.
  • Confer with students and parents on matters of acceptable behaviors and expectations within the classroom and the art lab.
  • Utilizes resources with efficiency.
  • Participates in additional activities and duties as required by the Principal.



III.       Qualifications


            To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

A minimum education of Bachelor's degree in Art education is required.  Minimum of five years successful experience in the field or Art through previous employment or community activities.  


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  Must have or be eligible for a Maryland State Department of Education Teaching Certificate with an Art endorsement.


Language Skills

Individual must be able to express themselves clearly in oral as well as written form to a diverse population.


Mathematical Skills

Must have basic arithmetic skills; must be able to calculate sales tax and discounts.


Reasoning Ability

Must be able to solve a variety of problems with limited information.  Must be able to change the course of instruction in emergency situations that frequently occur.


Computer Skills

Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.  Ability to creatively develop lesson plans is preferred.


Other Skills and Abilities

 Must have thorough knowledge of various forms of art education, art projects and appropriate art tools.


Other Qualifications

Individual must enjoy making art projects and want to spark interest in the field of art with young children.


Physical Demands

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The Employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, and feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 50. Pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

            The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


            The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.




Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$47,300.00 - $73,000.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/28/2020
End Date05/25/2020