Visual Arts Teacher Opening

April 22, 2010

VISUAL ARTS TEACHER

GRADES 7-12

CHARLES E. SMITH JEWISH DAY SCHOOL

ROCKVILLE, MD

SUMMARY

The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual who is able to infuse a passion for the arts within his or her classroom and the school community as a whole.  In search of candidates who will offer exciting arts experiences to all of our students, not only those taking art courses.

REQUIREMENTS

BA in Art or Art Education or related experience; MA preferred.  Ability to teach middle and high school students; two or more years of formal teaching experience required.  Ability to teach digital illustration and computer graphics preferred.  An understanding of Jewish art and culture is highly desirable.   Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to www.cesjds.org/resume Job Code RT200.

OUR SCHOOL

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS) of Greater Washington, located in Rockville, Maryland, is one of the best known, most prestigious independent Jewish community day schools in the world.  With approximately 1,300 students from kindergarten through twelfth grade, CESJDS is also one of the largest pluralistic community day schools in North America.  The School follows a dual curriculum of general and Judaic studies and maintains a commitment to a values-based education grounded in Jewish texts and tradition, a close relationship with Israel, and a high level of knowledge of the Hebrew language.  CESJDS is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.