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Southfield School

Careers

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    Art Teacher

    Southfield School in Shreveport, Louisiana, seeks an experienced professional to teach Lower and Middle School Art. The school was established in 1934 and is an independent co-educational, PS2 through Eighth Grade School with a current enrollment of 416 students. It is a member of NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) and accredited by ISAS (Independent Schools of the Southwest).

    Qualified candidates for this position should have a Bachelor of Art (or related field) degree and at least two year’s teaching experience.

    The primary responsibilities for this position include:

    • Maintain two art studios
    • Order supplies and maintain art supply budget
    • Switch-out art on hallway bulletin boards 1-2 times per semester
    • Help with set design and setup for lower school plays and Christmas program
    • Execute capstone baby portrait project for 8th graders
    • Create scaffolding art curriculum for grades Kindergarten-8th grade which incorporates choice-based projects, different media and techniques, art history, and an introduction to artists and prominent works of art
    • Teach hand-building ceramics and run a kiln for all grades
    • Provide comments and grades on report cards 4 times a year
    • Teach Advanced Art middle school art club
    • Incorporate available technology in the classroom
    • Attend faculty meetings
    • Perform carpool and lunch duties

    The two art studios at Southfield School are new, spacious and well equipped with a broad array of art resources including an electric kiln The music room is located in the school’s STEAM building adjacent to the theater where grade level plays are performed.

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to visit the school’s website, www.Southfield-School.org and then submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of both professional and personal references to:

    Mr. Gordon W. Walker
    gwalker@southfield-school.org
    Head of School

    Southfield School
    1100 Southfield Road
    Shreveport
    LA 71106