At Montessori School of Evergreen, our mission is to ignite a lifelong love of learning within each student. We provide meaningful experiences that fully engage young minds in the pursuit of academic excellence, self-reliance and the determination to contribute to our rapidly changing community and world. The ultimate objective is to help students to identify and strengthen their unique capabilities and enable them to productively thrive at MSE and beyond as engaged learners and responsible citizens.
We seek an Art Specialist who is passionate about working with Toddlers through adolescents, and delivering a strong educational experience for all learners. The position is part-time, approximately 15 hours per week and reports to the Lower and Upper School Division Heads.
The Art Specialist reports to the Lower School Division Head and Upper School Division Head. S/he attends regular meetings held by those programs for purposes of improving the learning experience of students and families at MSE. S/he is also a Head Teacher and assumes the responsibilities inherent with that position.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR INCLUDE:
Establish and communicate clear learning objectives.
Develop age-appropriate lessons to achieve student success and growth.
Investigate how the visual arts tell the many stories of cultures,, places and things by exploring both historical and contemporary works of art.
Explore various mediums to create works of art that communicate intent and emotion.
Identify how artists make connections through personal stories between self, family, friends and community.
Responsible for establishing a welcoming environment to create works of art, managing and ordering materials for lessons, displaying artwork both in the school and the community.
Advocate for the value of art education in the areas of problem solving, critical thinking and confidence building in student artists.
Network with curriculum drivers at other Montessori and independent schools
Perform other duties as assigned by the Division Heads and/or Head of School
Support the school and its leadership.
Serve as a contributing member of the MSE community when called upon
About Montessori School of Evergreen
Montessori School of Evergreen (MSE) is a 200+student day school serving students Toddler through Eighth Grade. MSE is dedicated to its mission of inspiring a lifelong love of learning in each student through meaningful, dynamic, and innovative experiences. MSE is fully accredited by both the American Montessori Society and the Association of Colorado Independent Schools.