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Art Teacher

Arts For The Schools
Full Time
Kings Beach, CA
$28 - $34 an hour
Posted 7 days ago
Job description

We are seeking a dynamic, motivated, and creative visual art teacher who loves working with children. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience teaching visual art to children, excellent curriculum planning skills, be flexible and organized, be kind and friendly, with the ability to create lesson plans that enable students to gain a deep understanding of art. The ideal teacher will have the ability to teach utlizing many art forms and media. The position is responsible for teaching visual arts curriculum in a variety of school classrooms.

Arts For The Schools is a 40-year-old non-profit with the mission is to inspire, teach and build our rural communities through equitable access to the arts and arts education. Arts For The Schools has partnered with local schools in our service area to teach visual arts classes since 1989 and has effective partnerships with regional schools to offer arts education courses.

The position would be responsible for teaching multiple classrooms and be available to teach 5 days per week with availability Mondays- Fridays, with a schedule of 8:00am-4:00pm.

Full-time position, 5 days/week, with benefits

Deadline to apply Dec 5, 2022

Hourly wage $28-$34/hr (55,000-60,000 per year)

Location: In-person, in office and schools

Reports to CEO

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experienced in teaching visual art to children, a minimum of 3 or more years required
  • Experienced in teaching and using diverse art media; drawing, painting, pastels, print-making and, expertise in teaching ceramics is required
  • Must be highly flexible
  • Excellent teaching, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to take direction well, be a collaborator, team member and be a leader
  • Strong organization skills
  • Have excellent ability to manage classroom environment effectively
  • Strong community ties in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe
  • Excellent basic computer skills (word processing, spread sheet, data base, email and internet experience)
  • Excellent history of attendance and on-time performance
  • Ability to lift 25-30lbs, and perform the tasks of carrying art supplies and boxes, daily
  • Have a good reliable vehicle
  • Experienced in developing K-8th visual art curriculum preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts preferred

Job Duties:

  • Develop curriculum based on California’s Visual Arts Content Standards with clear lesson objectives
  • Teach 6-10 unique visual art projects and lesson plans with age-appropriate instructional methods to multiple classrooms
  • Motivate students to think about the subject critically and to actively participate in the educational process
  • Communicate learning objectives to students and teachers
  • Administer time effectively
  • Create a positive and engaging environment for student learning and involvement
  • Order, maintain and organize art supplies
  • Participate in the preparation of and at community and student art exhibitions and community outreach events
  • Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect and safety
  • Transport art materials to and from schools
  • Regularly lift, carry and bend
  • Demonstrate professionalism and be an ambassador for Arts For The Schools and represent the organization among teachers, administrators and the community
  • Be a team player, contribute to the team collaborations, and projects to promote Arts For The Schools and programming

Employee Benefits include:

  • Sick Pay (accrued)
  • Vacation Pay (accrued)
  • Paid Holidays (7)
  • Observed Holidays (9) and School Breaks Observed
  • Health Care stipend/Health Savings Account – dependent on hours worked

Position Requirements – Position is Contingent on:

  • Showing proof of COVID-19 vaccine is required

***Other requirements may be required

  • Passing a current TB test
  • Passing a Live Scan background check
  • Have a current California Driver’s license & proof of auto insurance

To Apply:

Please submit;

-Short email or cover letter summarizing your experience and why you want to work with Arts For The Schools

-Resume with dates of employment

-Names and phone number of two professional references

-Three work samples - images of personal artwork

-Three samples of your student’s artwork

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.00 - $34.00 per hour


  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift


  • Teaching: 3 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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