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K-8 Art Teacher

Southeast Christian School
Posted: 04/05/2024
Salary/Range: $45,000-55,000
Parker, CO

The Art Teacher will instruct K-8th grade art classes. This person will teach each grade within the Specials Rotations for elementary & will be in the Elective Schedule for middle school.


Minimum 3 years direct work experience, current Colorado Department of Education Teachers License with endorsement in Art (K-8); ACSI certification, or the ability to acquire within 1 year of employment.

Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Education or related field. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong background in art education, a demonstrated passion for growing this program, and a commitment to lifelong learning. 

Essential Job Functions

Spiritual Leadership

  • Use your position to support the mission of providing a Christ-centered education, preparing God’s children and young adults for works of service, for the glory of God alone.
  • Model Christian leadership, living out Southeast’s Statement of Faith and Biblical Code of Conduct
  • Ensure that the classroom/work environment is Christian-based, nurturing, wholesome, and loving.
  • Biblical integration at all levels of learning, discipline and professional work. 

Academic Duties

  • Develop and administer art curriculum consistent with school standards, mission & Biblical standards
  • Teach knowledge and skills in art from a variety of mediums, including: crafts, pottery, drawing, painting, lettering, design, commercial art, digital art, 2-D and 3-D art, mixed media, and art history. 
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student skills and learning in artistic techniques and expression, and modify instructional methods to fit individual students’ needs, including students with special needs; conduct individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing, painting, and modeling, using standard and teacher-prepared instructional aids.
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment used in art classes.
  • Stay apprised of new and upcoming art mediums, especially digital art, and transfer new approaches/techniques to the classroom environment to prepare for future professional opportunities.
  • Select and requisition appropriate books, art materials, instructional aids, and other supplies and equipment and maintain inventory records.
  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Christian philosophy of education that will help in providing leadership and guidance in the school’s development of and commitment to a Biblical worldview.
  • Integrate biblical principles and worldview throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Have knowledge of the physical/emotional development of children—particularly at the age level of the children being taught—and understand the problems they face.
  • Participate in formal and informal parent-teacher conferences.
  • Participate in continuous professional development through professional reading, college course work, professional learning communities, in-services, workshops, and conferences.
  • Collaborate with other specialists to help maintain a well-rounded fine arts education.
  • Attend staff meetings and Professional Development Days as scheduled.
  • Help develop a comprehensive scope and sequence for K-8 Art that fits with the vision/mission of the school.
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community. 


To Apply: Alissa Goble