Jan 13, 2024

High School Art Teacher 24-25

  • TrulyHired
  • Woonsocket, RI 02895, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

High School Art Teacher 2024-25

About RISE Prep Mayoral Academy RISE Prep Mayoral Academy is a small network of college preparatory public charter schools located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, where college preparation begins in kindergarten. Our flagship K-8 school opened its doors to our founding class of kindergarteners in August 2015, and that founding class will now become our founding class at our newly approved high school. Through a rigorous curriculum, highly structured learning environment, and character education, RISE Prep Mayoral Academy ensures that all Kindergarten through 12th grade students achieve the academic skills, content knowledge, and character required for success in college and a life of community engagement.

RISE Prep joins Rhode Island Mayoral Academies in establishing intentionally diverse schools that enroll from both urban and suburban communities. We believe that part of our mission is to teach the importance and value of diversity within classrooms and communities. RISE Prep curriculum will include a community engagement component to ensure habits of service, helping, and kindness are fostered within our students to shape engaged and caring members of their communities.

Be an Art Teacher at RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, where College Begins in Kindergarten. RISE Prep Mayoral Academy knows that teacher quality is the most important factor driving student achievement. We are seeking teachers who believe strongly in our mission and whose actions demonstrate high expectations for themselves, students, families, and colleagues. We hire smart, driven people, relentless in their work and who have the characteristics and experiences necessary to deliver ambitious results for students. RISE Prep Mayoral Academy prioritizes professional development and growth for each of its team members.

RISE Prep High School's Vision RISE Prep High School is committed to a clear vision of educational excellence, guided by the following core principles: A structured learning environment Rigorous college-preparatory curriculum Character Education Success in college A life of community engagement
Please see our RISE Prep High School Vision Document for a more detailed description of our vision for scholar success.

Qualifications for All RISE Prep High School Positions RISE Prep is committed to finding dedicated, hard-working educators for every position. We will consider candidates who: Embody RISE Prep Mayoral Academy's mission, vision, and RISE values (Respect, Integrity, Self-Determination, Excellence) Believe in the urgency and importance of providing an outstanding college preparatory academic and character education to all students Believe that all students can be successful and take ownership for the achievement results of their scholars Have a track record of producing dramatic, demonstrable student achievement gains or comparable results in their current field Work well within a team and approach all work with positivity and determination Are goal-driven, analytical problem solvers, and embody a can-do spirit and strong work ethic Promote continuous improvement by being open to feedback; are self-reflective and humble Demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills, and communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues Collaborate and partner effectively with students, families, and colleagues of diverse backgrounds

Responsibilities for Art Teacher
Develop and implement ambitious, rigorous, and standards-aligned curricula, lesson plans and activities to meet and exceed academic standards, including all relevant RI visual arts standards, and other relevant standards that prepare students for success in advanced placement classes and for admission to post-secondary programs in the arts Be willing to teach multiple grade levels and classes in multiple disciplines within the field of visual arts Promote deep learning, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, using strategies such as rigorous questioning and prompting, discussion techniques, and inquiry methods Differentiate classroom instruction to meet the needs of different learners, including providing relevant accommodations and scaffolding instruction where appropriate Establish a positive and supportive culture of learning and achievement, that develops interest in your content area, and the value and relevance of the learning done in class, connecting content to real-world applications and careers in the field wherever possible Create and maintain clear expectations, routines, and procedures to ensure productive and efficient use of class time Utilize formative and summative assessments of student mastery to drive instructional planning and provide feedback to scholars Support an advisory program that provides individualized mentorship, guidance, advocacy, and support related to their experience in school, individual learning plan (ILP), and their pathway to graduation Collaborate with other staff members and actively participate in training, professional development and learning activities Use feedback to make productive changes in performance and continuously improve effectiveness in all instructional practices Participate in additional activities including field trips, intensive academic support sessions, family conferences, and other required programs as needed throughout year Complete all administrative requirements by given deadlines Support with daily operations as needed Minimum of one year teaching experience preferred, but not required Degree in a relevant field and required Rhode Island certification strongly preferred

Compensation We offer a competitive compensation package, and comprehensive health benefits.

Be Part of the Founding High School Team - Apply Today! To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. For more information, please visit our website: RISE Prep Mayoral Academy

As an equal opportunity employer, RISE Prep Mayoral Academy hires without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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