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Photography Teacher, Grades 8-12, Part-Time

  • 13 Feb 2020 10:05 PM
    Message # 8746675

    Oakwood School is a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California that opened its doors in 1951.  The school has remained faithful to its original mission ever since: to create a diverse educational environment where young people are partners with the adults who teach them and learn from them; where the best means of preparing students for the future is to immerse them in the present; where a healthy learning environment requires joy and humor as well as rigorous intensity; and where students’ intellectual and aesthetic depth – along with their capacity for empathy and moral courage – emerge out of authentic engagement with their teachers, one another, and the world around them.”

    The Opportunity

    Oakwood Secondary School seeks applicants for a middle and high school part-time photography teaching position. Photography courses include darkroom and digital production as well as critical and historical studies, and conclude with gallery openings. At Oakwood, art courses represent a critical component of our educational program and a significant requirement for graduation.

    Responsibilities

    • Delivering a program that is consistent with school-wide expectations and standards;
    • Creates and follows course syllabi and collaborating with fellow instructors;
    • Responsible for all lab and studio functions including maintenance, inventory, and purchasing
    • Maintaining student records, including online grades;
    • Meeting with students and families, as needed;
    • Providing ongoing student feedback, both informal and formal, including written narrative evaluations;
    • Treating students equitably, is sincerely interested in them as individuals, and responds to their needs;
    • Engaging and encourages students in the active process of learning; and
    • Holding students accountable for their actions and their learning
    • Bachelor’s degree in Photography, Fine Arts, or a related visual art and teaching experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Strong commitment to academic excellence, interdisciplinary learning and exceptional teaching.

    Please forward your resume and letter of interest to Liz Willis, Academic Dean at     Oakwood School - lwillis@oakwoodschool.org

      

    No phone calls, please.

    Oakwood School is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.

    www.oakwoodschool.org


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