Are you eager to be part of Puerto Rico's social and economic transformation? Are you passionate about child education? Are you willing to shape the future of the children of our country? If yes, the Elementary Art Teacher position is the perfect job opportunity for you.
The Elementary Art Teacher is responsible for:
Help students develop aesthetic awareness
Teach students to use the creative process and problem solving skills
Guide students to search for innovative approaches to meet challenges
Help students manipulate elements, media, and forms to convey messages about their thoughts and feelings
Teach students about cultural innovations and influences on modern art and art theory
Guide students to construct works of art using various media
Teach students to express feelings and thoughts using words while considering a piece of art
Teach students to express feelings and thoughts through the creative process to make a finished artistic product while considering a theme or criteria
Help students connect art to other subjects, peoples, and the world
Develop appropriate instructional strategies given the age, outcomes and curriculum expectations
Bring enthusiasm to the classroom
Vary teaching and assessment approaches
Address individual student needs for success
Use knowledge of students, classroom, and the world at large to guide activities and learning opportunities
Help expose students to a broader social, cultural and historical context through art
Provide opportunities for students to practice patience and perseverance through the creative process
Enthusiastically participate in collaborative co-curricular and extracurricular teams; draw students into these projects
Be ready to receiving teaching feedback and support from teaching partners and administration
Demonstrate initiative, resiliency, and frugality, while maximizing student experience
Be reflective listeners and accurate assessors
Support the mission and vision of the school district and school
Be committed to teaching students in their particular community
Set and help students achieve high goals
Pursue professional development on a regular basis
Proactively and reliably communicate with families about student progress
Enthusiastically promote school culture and practices, as well as instructional strategies and student rules
Praise students in meaningful ways related to their academic development and achievements
Collaborate with other educators to advance the school's mission
Develop positive and meaningful relationships with students and their families
Conduct all activities in a manner that practices professionalism
EDUCATION Y/O EXPERIENCE: Teacher-certified by the Department of Early Education and Care. (college degree a plus)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent interpersonal and communication/listening skills, including written and oral skills in both English and Spanish preferred or when feasible. Demonstrated proactive orientation with emphasis in academic and leadership credibility. Ability to motivate students and teachers, preferably by maintaining a visible, approachable and positive outlook in the handling of situations. Computer/technological skills; ability to research and abstract relevant educational developments, from the Web. Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time well. Ability to prepare and manage school division’s budget and allocated resources.
PHISICAL DEMANDS: Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. The position may require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. May reach above shoulder heights or below the waist and lift as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday and must be able to lift 15 pounds and use proper lifting techniques.
MENTAL DEMANDS: Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
STRATEGIC PLANNING: Uses data, metrics and critical analysis to solve problems that allow the achievement of organizational goals.
COMPLIANCE PROCESSES: Makes quality reports, which includes but is not limited to: reporting in Balance Scorecard, metrics and reports to investors, allies, and/or other required by the organization.
QUALITY: Proactive in identifying and establishing improvements strategies, uses data to guide decisions and ensures that processes are effective.
SECURITY: Ensures physical, psychological and emotional security in the organization by recognizing, reacting and reporting.
ANTICIPATES PROBLEMS: Detects errors, gaps and potential failures.
HANDLES CHANGES: Adapt to new methods, systems and processes to improve their performance.
DIRECTED TO RESULTS: Meets the goal, completes tasks and achieves results.
INNOVATIVE: Stimulates creative ideas and perspectives that add value.
COMMITMENT: Demonstrates loyalty and commitment through enthusiasm and effort.
CAPITALIZES ON THE SKILLS OF OTHERS: Gets along well with others, is sensible and behaves appropriately in social situations.
FOCUSES ON QUALITY: Aimed at achieving quality standards and creating excellent work products.
DEVELOP RELATIONSHIPS: Creates collaborative relationships to facilitates present as well as the future objectives.
SELF-DEVELOPMENT: Actively acquires new knowledge and skills to stay updated and grow beyond job requirements.
WORK IN TEAM: Collaborates with others to achieve goals and purposes.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $25,000.00 /year
teaching preschoolers in arts: 1 year (Required)
Department of Education (Required)
United States (Required)