Performing Arts Teacher (grades 6-8)

Interested and qualified applicants should fill out the online application following the position description below, including uploading a letter of interest and updated resume.

Position Overview:
Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) is seeking a dynamic and motivated educator to teach in the Performing Arts.  The primary area of focus for this position will be drama; we are also interested to learn how the candidate might integrate music and dance along with drama. This position will require the teacher to create an inquiry-based curriculum for two different grade levels.

Position Responsibilities:
The position of Arts Teacher at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) involves the following primary responsibilities:

  • Create, build, and implement student-centered, inquiry-based curriculum to support the objectives within the MYP Physical and Health Education subject-area
  • Implement instruction and assessment practices for a diverse group of students that reflect the common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools
  • Demonstrate sound classroom management skills and embrace differentiated instructional approaches to learning
  • Find and build opportunities for interdisciplinary connections across various subject levels
  • Build and maintain relationships with students
  • Facilitate an advisory class focused on developing skills within the whole-child
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of school colleagues, parents, community members and others to support and implement the goals of the school
  • Participate fully in faculty and school related meetings
  • Work flexible hours as needed; Other duties as assigned

Reports to:
Directly to Middle Campus Principal

Education:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required;
  • Completion of a teacher preparation program and/or degree in education related field and/or Georgia teacher certification preferred

Qualifications and Experience:
The experience and qualifications preferred for this position include:

  • International Baccalaureate MYP teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in teaching Drama
  • Curriculum development knowledge required
  • Knowledge of integrated and experiential learning
  • Ability to collaborate well with other teachers in development and implementation of curriculum
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, and families
  • Experience working with middle school-aged students
  • Familiarity with the common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools

Calendar:
191-day employee

Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience

Fill out the online application