Princeton Day School is seeking a dynamic and experienced Sabbatical Leave Replacement to teach woodworking, sculpture and furniture design January – June 2023.
Working in a sizable, airy and well-equipped shop, this person will teach woodworking and furniture design to fourth graders, Middle School and Upper School students. The successful candidate will show flexibility and creativity and be able to work collaboratively while making cross-curricular connections with different disciplines, grade levels and divisions.
Teach 4th grade woodworking, 8th Grade woodworking and Upper School Intro and Advanced Furniture Design
Demonstrate, facilitate and mentor students in practical and artistic woodworking skills
Actively engage students in curriculum through varied and differentiated instruction
Present various experiences and approaches to art in a wide range of media and foundational skills
Incorporate technology, digital art and new media into studio and lessons
Commitment to collaborative and innovative teaching styles
Communicate and uphold the strictest safety standards
Display flexibility, resilience and a sense of humor
Serve as an Advisor in the Upper School
Princeton Day School aspires to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive community in which all members are seen, challenged, affirmed, respected and valued. We believe that in actively cultivating such an environment, we foster intellectual, social and emotional growth for all of our constituents. In order to be considered, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of at least three references to email@example.com.
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art or Education, MFA preferred, along with demonstrated proficiency in woodworking, sculpture and design
Full knowledge of milling and joinery as well as a deep understanding of hand and power tools
Successful teaching experience
Evidence of continued work as an active studio artist, and a commitment to growth, both as an artist and as an educator
Ability to manage all aspects of a Woodworking studio, including equipment, materials, equipment and budget
Experience and evidence of technological integration
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
Experience with differentiated instruction
Effective communication skills
Creative and resourceful, with a strong work ethic