St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks a creative, collaborative, and visionary arts educator to lead its middle and upper school digital art and design programs. Candidates for this salaried, benefits-eligible, full-time position in our Arts Department should have specialization in Digital Photography, Digital Media Arts, and Yearbook. Experience in Cinematography and/or Videography is also highly desirable. Depending on the candidate’s interests and the needs of the school, the position may include additional opportunities such as student academic advising, coaching, and/or other extracurricular activities.
Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) or closely related field, and a minimum of 2 years experience teaching 2D art in a middle and/or high school environment. A master’s degree and K-12 art teaching certification in Maryland or a state of reciprocity is also desirable but not required. Additionally sought qualifications include: a strong understanding of arts standards and curricular scope and sequencing, experience and savvy in design apps and software (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and other Creative Cloud applications) and the ability to run and maintain a digital photography studio. Additional experience in cinematography, running a video studio (sound and lighting equipment, video switching, camera operation, etc.), operating an editing suite for creative video content for courses or videography and other multimedia work in conjunction with departmental programs is also advantageous. General flexibility, good humor, and the ability to work effectively as a departmental team member are essential, as is contributing to the co-curricular life and community of the school.
The mission of the Arts Department is to inspire students to realize their creative potential as well as to express themselves and communicate through the arts. Our students recognize the power of art as a source of deep personal fulfillment and as a tool for social change. With the support of faculty, students grow in their knowledge, confidence and ability to collaborate as artists, performers, designers, consumers, and patrons.
About the School: Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is a co-educational independent day school, enrolling approximately 650 students in preschool-grade 12. St. Andrew’s faculty and staff uphold a powerfully innovative, positive culture that challenges and supports one of the most broadly diverse student bodies in greater Washington. The school seeks growth-minded, highly motivated, collaborative faculty and staff that will continue the school’s growth and focus on the development of each student’s full potential.
Consistent with the values of an Episcopal school, St. Andrew's is committed to a diverse and inclusive community with respect to race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, family status, economic circumstance, age, and physical disability in its student body, faculty and staff. Pursuant to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, St. Andrew's does not discriminate in the administration of admission, financial aid or loan practices, educational or other school-sponsored programs and activities, or in the hiring or terms of employment of faculty and staff, except that the Chaplain shall be a member of the clergy of the Episcopal Church.
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About St. Andrew's Episcopal School
The mission of St. Andrew's Episcopal School is to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service. Founded in 1978, St. Andrew’s is an independent, coeducational college preparatory school for students in Preschool through Grade Twelve. Additional information regarding the school can be found at, www.saes.org.