Integrated Arts Coordinator

Faculty / Full-Time

Tremont School, Concord, MA

The Integrated Arts Coordinator enhances the learning environment by working with teachers and students to support creativity and flexible learning at Tremont School. The successful candidate will be an outstanding educator and creative professional who fosters an inclusive milieu that promotes creative expression and values the iterative process. They will be comfortable providing both individualized or small group instruction as well as facilitating communal initiatives. Based on the skills of the candidate, there is also potential for involvement in assisting the school with our social media presence.

At Tremont School, we use a Living Curriculum approach that combines student-directed learning with teacher-guided, project-based, thematic curriculum. Our students and teachers learn together in a civic-minded community that highly values friendships and intellectual curiosity.

We are a progressive student-centric school community and are seeking candidates who appreciate and want to be part of a dynamic learning environment that emphasizes expertise in “learning to learn” over content learning, and approaches curriculum as dynamic, changeable, and responsive to what is relevant.

As a highly inclusive school community, we strive to provide an engaging and welcoming learning environment for all students, regardless of gender, race, religion, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or economic background.

We value teachers who are:

  • self-reflective and have a growth mindset for teaching and learning
  • at ease and celebrate working both independently and with a team of teachers
  • adept at understanding and appreciating a diversity of learners with varying abilities and interests
  • ready to be part of a faculty committed to the continued growth of the school
  • cognizant and enthusiastic about serving as a key representative of the school
  • passionate about fostering a learning environment that empowers students to be independent, caring and socially engaged global citizens who are motivated to make a difference
  • willing and able to take on areas of responsibility beyond their specific subject areas

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supporting Integration of Creativity, Artistic Expression and Student Achievement:

  • Manage and maintain a heavily used art/design maker-studio to ensure safe and productive use or materials and equipment
  • Provide resources and guidance to teachers and students as they work on creative projects for their classes and personal growth
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop meaningful integration of creative and performing arts throughout the curriculum, facilitating individual, small group and whole class initiatives
  • Support teachers by encouraging differentiation that taps into students’ unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged and challenged and confidently able to express themselves creativel
  • Represent the value of creativity in education both internally, in the community, and as a potential example for other school environments
  • Collaborate with Middle School and High School faculty to promote an environment of student engagement and progress
  • Deliver content and instruction to students with purpose, passion, and a willingness to “go the extra mile” to help students succeed
  • Play a supportive role on the Admissions Team as we interview students to determine eligibility and fit
  • Works collaboratively with the faculty and administration to promote creativity throughout the school

Building School Culture:

  • Use your own authentic professional persona to build strong relationships with students and engage students in deep learning
  • Promote inclusion and equity while celebrating our diverse community
  • Believe deeply in the mission of Tremont School and that all children can meet high and reasonable expectations
  • Partner with administration and faculty to ensure we are effectively serving the needs of our students
  • Serve as an mentoring figure for students and faculty
  • Discuss, celebrate, and reinforce the school’s mission and core values
  • Implement school-wide policies consistently with all students
  • Be accountable for student’s mastery of academic, social and emotional goals
  • Embrace feedback and constructive criticism in the spirit of constant improvement
  • Demonstrate maturity, humility, professionalism, confidence, and a strong work ethic inside and outside the classroom
  • Foster a safe and welcoming environment that is respectful and supportive of all our students

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors in relevant field; Master’s degree is preferred
  • Experience as a visual and/or performing artist
  • Knowledge of art history
  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Extensive knowledge of various artistic mediums and techniques
  • Familiarity with relevant creative software
  • Understanding of Executive Functioning & approaches to supporting a diverse student population
  • Ability to receive feedback constructively and implement changes effectively
  • Acute attention to detail coupled with the ability to think and act strategically
  • Entrepreneurial energy and experience being a leader in an independent school
  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and external pressures
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, and school administration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Skilled presenter and comfortable leading webinars and internal and external presentations
  • Passion for helping students reach their potential through a student-centric approach
  • Familiarity with 3-D printing software and hardware, laser cutters and other maker-studio tools

TO APPLY: Send resume, three references (at least one supervisory), link to portfolio if applicable, and letter of interest to: employment@tremontschool.org

Tremont School’s mission is to provide an innovative approach to education that (re)ignites a passion for learning, honors and embraces students’ individuality, and empowers them to be critical thinkers and compassionate citizens. The Tremont School learning community values developing trust, building connections and fostering independence.

Tremont School

Concord, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
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All Gender