Art Teacher

Teaching
Kuwait
Posted 2 years ago

The role of the Art Teacher is essentially to build and maintain a successful Arts program within the school by providing an educational atmosphere conductive to learning and developing through the process of inquiry and in conjunction with the International Baccalaureate PYP program.

Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • To teach art classes as required for all year groups
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting
  • Understand the versatility of acrylic paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting
  • Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art
  • Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment
  • To plan unit lessons and curriculum through collaboration, planning, and teaching, the PYP framework of concepts within contexts, and inquiry-based learning that is balanced with specific skills of ‘how to learn’, leading learning towards the IB vision and the aims of individual subject areas
  • To work and collaborate with grade teachers to enrich curriculum and student learning
  • To differentiate and target learning to students’ needs and aptitude levels
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience, which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment and achievement

Job Features

Job CategoryPYP Teachers, Teaching Staff

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