Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Location or Department: Indianapolis Public Schools
Summary of Essential Job Functions: Instructs pupils in visual arts in media such as: drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, digital design, art history, art criticism, and sculpting, by performing the following duties.
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
Qualifications: Bachelorís Degree required, Masterís Degree Preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience: Three years successful teaching experience preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepares lesson plans according to District Pacing Guides and State Standards.
- Selects art supplies for student use in the study of the visual arts curriculum, adhering to the schoolís budget.
- Demonstrate a variety of instructional methods.
- Observes and evaluates students' work to assess progress toward mastery. Also implements instructional plans for individual student improvement.
- Maintains an orderly classroom conducive to creativity and learning. This includes organizational procedures for students, which is inclusive of individual portfolios, art word walls, and art history notebooks.
- Contacts parents concerning student academic progress, discipline concerns, and offers learning opportunities for parents.
- Participates in District and City student art contests and is responsible for displaying student art in the school, Central Office, and community.
- Makes accommodations, as required, for students with disabilities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Indiana Teacher's License in Art
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above job description is designed to denote the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.
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