Episcopal School of Jacksonville’s approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts, athletics, and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of campus life. The school works to develop “leaders and doers of good,” as is stated in our mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all of who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions, and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others.
Job Description: Draw, Paint, Print Instructor
Responsible for the daily operations of a curricular visual arts department program for 2D art in the mediums of drawing, painting and printmaking for upper school students in grades 9-12, including AP art.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess at minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of visual art or art education, and teaching experience. A Master’s Degree and 3 years of art classroom experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong communication skills
Highly organized and willing to participate in scholastic arts contest submissions
Mastery of various drawing media, acrylics, watercolor, oil paint, block printing processes, and lithography/etching techniques.
Flexible and creative
Able to teach and submit art at the AP level
Practicing their own art, modeling the craft of professional artistry
Willingness to complete all manner of tasks related to participating in the life the school, such as serving as an advisor and participating in school committees
Episcopal is committed to a school culture that is safe and positive for all members of our community. Episcopal strongly supports professional development and training opportunities for faculty and staff, ensuring that best practices and innovative, learner-centered teaching methods are continually incorporated into our pedagogy. The academic environment is achievement-oriented with a standard of excellence. The school’s faculty display outstanding academic backgrounds, exceptional character, and dedication to our approximately 900 students in grades 6-12. Episcopal does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in its hiring and employment practices. The above information is not a completely comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Founded in 1966, Episcopal School of Jacksonville has distinguished itself as the finest college preparatory school in North Florida. Located on 88 acres along the beautiful St. Johns River, Episcopal provides a challenging educational experience for students of all backgrounds in grades 6 through 12.
The mission of Episcopal is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in an environment marked by high expectation, Christian nurture, and social diversity. Through a balanced program of academics, arts and athletics, Episcopal’s faculty seeks to stimulate in each student intellectual growth, character development, responsible leadership, and a commitment to community service.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume, and a list of references to: [email protected]