Upper School Visual Arts Teacher
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
Start Date: August 2023
Department: Upper School Fine Arts
BB&N is seeking a full-time Upper School Visual Arts teacher. Primary responsibilities include teaching four visual arts classes to students in grades 9 – 12. The Visual Arts Teacher collaborates closely with colleagues in the Arts Department and attends regular department and faculty meetings. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program needs and new initiatives.
Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate will have teaching experience and an educational background in the visual arts, with particular strength in Drawing and Painting. An undergraduate degree is required and a Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have an art or art-related education portfolio that showcases skills and passion for art and teaching/learning. Candidates will also demonstrate a working knowledge of and/or expertise in teaching visual art through studio art, including but not limited to relevant methods of painting, drawing, printmaking, and ceramics or other 3D media; experience with holistic and inclusive exposures to art and art history; and knowledge of and ability to maintain studio equipment and materials to create a safe and accessible working environment.
Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement, and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List. Please also upload your art or art-related education portfolio.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols Schools takes the health and safety of its community members very seriously. Because we serve students, many of whom are not eligible for vaccination due to their age, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus with the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment. Documentation showing vaccination status will be required as part of the application process.