K-8th Grade Art Teacher
Company: Mystic Valley Regional Charter School
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Mystic Valley annually finds itself among the top public schools
not only within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts but in New
England and throughout the nation. Our students have attained
the highest levels of success at the post-secondary level, a
testament to the preparation they received from their time at
Mystic Valley. MVRCS is located just outside of Boston, known
as the Hub of the Universe, due to the wide variety of institutions
of higher education and cultural centers that call Boston
The art teacher will provide a general overview of art
throughout time and teach students how to express certain
demonstrations of what they have been taught. The focus will be
consistent with the Core Knowledge Sequence and relate to subject
matter being taught in other areas of the curriculum. He/she
will consult with other professionals, consult and discuss issues
with parents, will plan, deliver, and evaluate instructional
outcomes, while conducting any research needed to perform the
essential functions of the position.
Mystic Valley does not have an art room so this individual must
be organized and keep their supplies neatly stored in different
locations between the buildings close to the grade levels they will
be instructing. An art teacher is expected to be punctual in their
arrival to class, and to leave the classroom in an orderly and
timely fashion. He/she are requested to assist the students
during the transition period from art to the next subject, offering
them guidance and attention to assure an orderly transition.
He/she must also have the communication skills necessary to
educate and inspire students and present lessons in an accessible
and easy-to-understand manner while being comfortable as the
authoritative presence in the room.
Additional duties: The individual will assist in exam proctoring
and is expected to be available to students for extra help.
Additional duties may include, but are not limited to, lunchtime
coverage, recess coverage, and coverage of additional classes when
needed. He/she will be encouraged to support the school's
co-curricular programs as well.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Specialty teacher are expected to be punctual in their arrival
to class, and to leave the classroom in an orderly and timely
fashion. They are requested to assist the students during the
transition period from Specials to the next subject, offering them
guidance and attention to assure an orderly transition.
- During a Specialty class, the Specialty teachers are
responsible for all disciplinary measures, along with the
assistance of the IA. The Specialty teachers need to inform
the Homeroom teachers of any disciplinary measures they have
undertaken, such as a card change, etc.
- The Specialty teachers are expected to practice mutual respect
and collaborate successfully with their colleagues, in sharing the
- Specialty teachers are expected to have their materials and
resources organized, and in order for maximum efficiency and
timeliness. They are also asked to respect the resources of
the homeroom teacher that are in the classroom board markers,
chalk, paper, etc.
- Specialty teachers are also asked to keep up with the
TAT/behavior charts. As well, they are reminded to remember
the 4 to 1 ratio regarding positive incentive, and motivation for
good study habits, etc. Since Specials are subject to involve oral
practice (speaking), building skills of comprehension (Spanish),
listening to Music, and Art discussions, there are games, songs,
and paired/group activities. Thus there is sometimes an
increased level of noise/talking, in comparison to other
subjects. Specialty teachers are requested to inform and
explain this teaching method to all concerned, particularly to new
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