Art Teacher

Posted 4 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.



  • 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

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Job CategoryPYP Teachers, Teaching Staff

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