Visual Arts Educator
Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified full time upper school visual arts teacher.
BA or advanced in degree in related field
Expertise in drawing
Experience in ceramics and/or digital media preferred
Teaching experience as an arts educator (one year minimum)
Skills related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula (mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing, horseback riding). Previous institutional experience preferred.
Must have or obtain Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification.
Ability to effectively engage as a dorm parent
Applicants should be committed to a student-centered approach to teaching. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. This teacher will also maintain our gallery spaces with student art displays.
All faculty participate in our active program and must demonstrate proficiencies related to our outdoor and/or mountain sports curricula. Applicants will also contribute to our residential and school-life programs and are expected to act effectively within a diverse cultural and social framework.
CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, sustainable living, community service and a rigorous academic setting.
Salary and benefits commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. For more information visit www.crms.org. To apply send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.