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Ceramics Instructor

Location: New York City, NY

Department: Art

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks a full-time ceramics teacher to begin in September 2018.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in art education or a Master’s of Fine Arts with a concentration in ceramics, experience in maintaining a ceramics studio and operating a low-fire kiln, a minimum of five years of classroom teaching and possess a passion for fostering the creative expression and championing the artistic endeavors of all students at every age level.

Responsibilities include teaching ceramics as part of a required art rotation in grades 5–8, plus elective courses in the Upper School, the ability to teach two sections of Lower School Art, and to work with the Lower School art teacher to develop a ceramics curriculum as part of the Lower School art program.

The candidate should be prepared to work collaboratively with the other members of the art department and to join us in redesigning the curriculum to reflect and reimagine a comprehensive K–12 curriculum that nurtures and encourages traditional craft skills as well as fine art in a contemporary context.

Nightingale is a community whose members participate in the life of the school from attending student performances and sporting events, chaperoning trips, fulfilling duties in all divisions and enthusiastically take advantage of professional development and service opportunities.


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