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Thank you for your interest in applying to work at Premier Arts Academy. We are excited to welcome new amazing faculty and staff to our team for 2024-25 School Year! Please see the description and benefits for available positions below and use the form to apply.

Art Teacher Position Overview:

Premier Arts Academy is seeking a passionate and dedicated Art Teacher to join our team. The Art Teacher will play a key role in inspiring and nurturing students' artistic abilities while fostering a deep appreciation for the visual arts. As an integral member of our faculty, the Art Teacher will design and implement engaging art curriculum, facilitate hands-on studio experiences, and provide personalized instruction that cultivates creativity, critical thinking, and self-expression.


Responsibilities:


  • Develop and implement comprehensive art curriculum aligned with state standards and the academy's educational objectives.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages artistic exploration, experimentation, and risk-taking.
  • Teach a variety of art techniques to students of diverse skill levels and backgrounds.
  • Plan and facilitate hands-on studio activities, projects, and workshops that promote creativity, problem-solving, and collaboration.
  • Provide constructive feedback and guidance to students on their artwork, helping them develop technical skills, artistic vision, and personal style.
  • Integrate art history, cultural studies, and contemporary art practices into lessons to broaden students' understanding of artistic traditions and perspectives.
  • Utilize technology and digital tools to enhance art instruction, facilitate visual presentations, and provide opportunities for digital art creation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and community partners to support interdisciplinary learning initiatives, art exhibitions, and extracurricular activities.
  • Maintain a safe and organized art studio environment, including managing art supplies, equipment, and facilities.
  • Stay current with developments in art education, attend professional development workshops, and participate in ongoing reflective practice to continuously improve teaching effectiveness.

Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Art Education, Fine Arts, or related field .
  • Previous teaching experience in a K-12 school setting, preferably in an arts-focused environment.
  • Strong knowledge of art history, artistic techniques, and contemporary art practices.
  • Proficiency in a variety of art mediums and materials, including traditional and digital media.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Passion for art education, creativity, and inspiring students to reach their artistic potential.

Position Type= Part Time

Teaching Stipend=$30,000

Contracted Work Day=120 minutes of daily teaching + planning time 

Paid Time Off= 8hrs accrue monthly. 

Contracted Days: 180 Instructional Days + 2 Professional Days
Summer Professional Development- 5 PD Summer days at $150/day stipend

Persons in this position may perform any of the essential duties defined below.  However, this position description does not define all potential duties related to this position, and persons may be asked to perform other duties in support of the Corporation’s mission.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Position Title:  Kitchen Assistant
  • School/Department:  Premier Arts Academy
  • Supervisor:  Director of Food Services
  • Terms of Employment:  Per Classified Conditions of Employment
  • Working Time: 9:30am-1:30pm
  • Compensation: $15/hour
 

Primary Function:

To prepare and serve breakfast and lunch to students and staff in accordance with the corporation food program while maintaining a clean, orderly cafeteria.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Prepare and serve meals as directed by the Food Service Director.
  • Adhere to all regulations regarding food preparation, serving methods, serving portions, food storage, and cleanup.
  • Wash dishes, clean and sanitize tables, mop floors, and perform other custodial duties as assigned.
  • Assist in stocking and organizing food storage areas.
  • Monitor and report any cafeteria or food concerns to the Food Service Manager.
  • Seek opportunities to assist other staff members so that the cafeteria operates efficiently and productively.
  • At the direction of school administration, assist in the management of student expectations and procedures.
 

Essential Qualifications and Characteristics:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Some prior experience in a food services position is preferred
  • A positive, people-centered, and solution-focused attitude towards duties and students, staff, and others
  • The ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative relationships with others
  • Effective communication skills
  • The ability to adhere to required health and safety expectations and procedures
  • The ability to operate necessary cafeteria equipment and utensils
  • The ability to use various computer and technology resources
  • A past record clear of criminal activity and child abuse or neglect
 

Working Conditions:

 

The duties of this position are performed in a school kitchen and cafeteria.  Persons are required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, twist, and lift and move objects up to 40 pounds.  Persons are required to use hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate equipment and utensils; reach objects above the head with arms and hands; climb a step ladder; push and pull objects; and engage in repetitive arm, hand, and finger motions.  On occasion, persons may also walk on slippery surfaces.  Specific vision requirements include close vision, distant vision, and depth perception.  Noise levels in the working environments may be moderately loud or loud.  Persons are also required to maintain emotional composure under stress.

 

Premier Arts Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and it makes reasonable accommodations in accordance with federal and state laws.

Band Teacher Job Description:

Part Time: 7:15am-8am Daily Mon-Thurs

Stipend: $5,000 per semester


(a) School Overview & Philosophy: Premier Arts Academy is a highly collaborative, joyful community where every child is known well and appreciated for their unique attributes. Committed to instilling in our students a love for learning and an appreciation for intelligence in its multiple forms, our talented faculty provides an outstanding educational experience that equips students with a strong academic foundation and valuable life skills. We strive to reach goals through student-centered instructional approaches, cooperative, project-based learning activities, and an integration of the arts into the core curriculum. Children at all grade levels are guided to make connections about what they learn to the world around them. Throughout the year, students have the chance to showcase their work and talents in performances and exhibits.

 

Job Description:

We are seeking a passionate and skilled Part-Time Elementary School Band Teacher to join our vibrant school community. The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of band instrument pedagogy and a strong desire to inspire young musicians. This role involves teaching band classes to students in grades 5-7, developing engaging lesson plans, and organizing performances that showcase our students' talents.

 

Responsibilities:

-Lead band class Mon-Thursday from 7:15am-8am 

-Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences for elementary school students

- Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities

- Provide a positive and safe learning environment in which students can express themselves musically

- Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school

- Participate (when possible) in school meetings and school training events

- Organize and direct rehearsals and musical performances

 

Qualifications:

- Prior experience teaching band instruments to elementary-aged students

- Strong knowledge of music theory and band instrument technique

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to inspire and motivate young children

- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom

- Ability to pass a background check

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Premier Arts Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Title: Elementary School Social Worker


Location: Premier Arts Academy


Position Type: Full-Time


Reports To: Head of School


Job Summary:

Premier Arts Academy is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Elementary School Social Worker to join our team. The Elementary School Social Worker will provide support services to students, families, and staff to promote and enhance the academic, social, and emotional development of students. This role involves addressing barriers to learning, providing crisis intervention, and collaborating with educators, parents, and community resources to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment.


Key Responsibilities:


Student Support and Counseling:


  • Provide individual and group counseling to students to address social, emotional, and behavioral issues.
  • Conduct assessments to identify students' needs and develop appropriate intervention plans.
  • Implement programs and strategies to improve students' social skills, self-esteem, and coping mechanisms.

Crisis Intervention:


  • Respond to and provide support during crises, including but not limited to family issues, mental health emergencies, and trauma.
  • Develop and implement crisis intervention plans and follow-up services.

Collaboration and Consultation:


  • Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and other school staff to identify and address students' needs.
  • Serve as a liaison between the school, families, and community agencies to coordinate services and resources.
  • Provide consultation and training to staff on social-emotional learning, behavior management, and mental health issues.

Family and Community Engagement:


  • Engage with parents and guardians to support students' academic and social-emotional development.
  • Conduct home visits as needed to assess family situations and provide support.
  • Connect families with community resources and services, such as counseling, housing assistance, and financial support.

Program Development and Implementation:


  • Develop and implement school-wide programs and initiatives that promote a positive school climate and culture.
  • Organize and lead workshops and support groups for students, parents, and staff on relevant topics such as bullying prevention, stress management, and healthy relationships.

Documentation and Reporting:


  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of student interactions, assessments, and interventions.
  • Prepare reports and documentation as required by school policies and regulations.

Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited institution.
  • Valid state licensure or certification as a School Social Worker.
  • Previous experience working in an elementary school setting is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of child development, social-emotional learning, and behavior management strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, families, school staff, and community agencies.
  • Commitment to promoting a positive and inclusive school environment.