Afternoon Visual Art Teacher - One Year Position - Middle/Upper School
  • Arts
  • Teacher

Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Beaver is expanding the nature of school. Our mindset and approach to teaching places at the center the student experience by providing opportunities for them to be co-creators of their own learning. We are committed to providing an educational environment in tune with the real world and with doing real work. If a student’s passions and interests are ignited and fueled while they are here, we know they’ll go on to be the change-makers and future-shapers this world needs. We take that work seriously and we work diligently to promote success for everyone.


Position Title: Afternoon Visual Art Teacher - One Year Position - Middle/Upper School

Beaver Country Day School is seeking someone to join our Visual Art Department to begin in the 2020-2021 academic year. This part-time position begins in mid-September and runs through the first week of June. Hours are Monday through Friday, from 2:00 - 4:30 pm.


Position Summary

Afternoon Art works to create an environment where students are comfortable and confident in exploring and developing their interests in a studio-based community. The ideal candidate is organized, flexible, and excited about the possibilities of teaching students in a hybrid model (online and in-person) studio art course to Middle/High School aged students.


Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to)

  • Knowledge of student-centered approaches in art education including Teaching for Artistic Behaviour, Studio Thinking, and Culturally Responsive Teaching.
  • Provide frequent, constructive, objective, and prompt feedback to students
  • Able to maintain physical and digital resources and materials.
  • Managing studio spaces in the time of Covid-19.
  • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and parents/guardians
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Model organization and preparation to meet all professional responsibilities reliably.


  • Preference will be given to candidates with at least 1 year of teaching experience
  • Experience in making art and participating in the arts.
  • Experience in the role of an educator.
  • B.A./B.S.