The Archer School for Girls is seeking a skilled full-time ceramics and sculpture teacher beginning August 2017. The ideal candidate has a BFA or MFA, teaching experience, and a passion for cultivating creativity in 21st century learners. Interested candidates should have extensive knowledge in 3D processes and the flexibility to teach multiple levels 6-12th grades. Specific sculpture skills should include expertise in teaching the potter’s wheel, hand building, and ceramics along with sculpting with materials such as plaster, wood, and metal. Knowledge of maker’s tools such as laser cutters and 3D printers is a plus. A desire to collaborate with colleagues and a commitment to encouraging the potential in every student is essential. A minimum of 2-5 years teaching experience is required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching five courses, studio management including firing kilns, serving as an advisor, and participating in extra-curricular school activities. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically. Since our mission drives our practice, interested candidates should embody our guiding principles:
- We provide a rigorous, integrated college preparatory curriculum that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
- We create and sustain a collaborative teaching and learning environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best.
- We help girls to become leaders and life-long learners, strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their communities.
- We strengthen girls’ voices in a diverse and culturally rich environment.
- We embrace possibility, promote challenge-seeking and support risk-taking.
- We encourage girls to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty rooted in honesty, respect and responsibility.
- We graduate courageous, committed and ethical young women who take responsibility for their own physical, financial and emotional well-being.
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Please attach a resume and cover letter to your application. No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be found at www.archer.org. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.