Teacher of Visual Art/Photography

St. Paul’s School seeks an instructor in Photography, Digital Media, and Printmaking for students in both the introductory and intermediate High School level and to assume three sections of Photography, and one section of Printmaking. Experience in teaching film development and digital scanning are essential for this position.  The position provides faculty coverage for a colleague who will be on leave from mid-January through mid-May.

Though the ideal candidate would live in residence on campus, fulfilling other responsibilities in advising, residential duties, and extracurricular activities, the School will also consider those who might be able to cover the teaching responsibilities only or some combination with other faculty duties without living in residence. However, given the current Covid-19 environment this position might require living in on-campus housing and following the guidelines established to create a safe and healthy environment.
This position requires a desire to embrace the Fine Arts model at St. Paul’s School, which includes a primary focus on the artist as instructor. Courses in the studio arts work from a foundation built on a thorough technical introduction to a given medium followed by project-based exercises that meet students’ particular creative endeavors. The Fine Arts program and the physical arrangements of the studio spaces are designed to encourage exploration of the artistic process between media. Instructors are encouraged to use their own work as part of a curriculum.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  include the following.  Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the employee’s supervisor.
  • Experience in teaching film development and digital scanning are essential.
  • A teaching background in a range of two-dimensional media are recommended
  • Advising, residential duties, and extracurricular activities
  • the School will also consider those who might be able to cover the teaching responsibilities only or some combination with other faculty duties without living in residence.
 
Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree (or higher) preferred.
  • 3-5 years of teaching experience is preferred. As part of residential boarding school, the candidate must be committed to working and living with adolescents and supporting their academic, social, and emotional growth.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to The Rev. Michael Spencer, Vice Rector for Faculty via online application located at https://www.sps.edu/about/careers CONTACT: facultyrecruitment@sps.edu

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