Art & Design Teacher – MHS – ACS International School

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Job Description

Urgently hiring

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

To work as part of the MHS Department team, teaching (Art) to all grades of students with varying levels of skills and ability.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Grades 6-1

  • Develop the art programme within the MYP framework and align with specified course standards
  • Satisfy IB MYP requirements in terms of planning, teaching and learning
  • Satisfy the seven ACS teacher appraisal standards
  • Differentiate student needs
  • Collaborate within the department to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment
  • Present exhibitions to share student achievements and to prepare for the G12 exhibition
  • Work collaboratively with the DP/HS art teacher
  • Follow the MYP Coordinator’s aim of including Art as an option for the Grade 10 MYP Assessment Certificate (this will be achieved by preparing a G10 portfolio)
  • Develop the requisite expertise to ensure the above
  • Be prepared to attend internal and external workshops to build competence
  • Develop relationships with the wider art community (for example other MYP schools, partner colleges and universities, national galleries and organisations)
  • Take art beyond the classroom through engaging with and visiting galleries, museums and exhibitions
  • Integrate the art department in relevant whole school events

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • To have at least 3 years experience of teaching across the age and ability range including teaching Art.
  • A proven track record of creating pathways with outside partners that allow the community to engage in Art activities outside of the classroom
  • Educated to bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) minimum – related subjects

Teaching qualification

  • Experience teaching relevant subject to (HS/MS) students essential
  • Strong IT skills preferred, good IT skills essential
  • Experience teaching in an international school preferred (of International Baccalaureate if in High School, AP, MYP , PYP where appropriate)
  • Demonstrates consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct
  • Fluent in English both verbal and written

SAFEGUARDING

ACS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of ACS you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within ACS International Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.

Expected Start Date: 10/1/2021