Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree


The Steward School seeks an enthusiastic, talented, and committed Lower School/Middle School Art teacher for the academic year 2022-2023. This is a full-time, fully benefitted faculty position reporting to the Director of Middle School.

Core duties for this position include:

  • Teaching Lower School/Middle School art classes 
  • Planning and delivering creative and innovative instruction that advances students’ knowledge and develops students’ talents
  • Utilizing appropriate technology to facilitate instruction
  • Creating and maintaining a classroom environment that is “safe” physically, emotionally, and socially for each child
  • Being an active team member and a collaborative decision-maker
  • Being familiar with differentiated learning instruction

Job requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in the area of art or education, Master’s or higher and Virginia certification is preferred
  • 3-5 years relevant classroom experience including Lower and Middle School instruction, independent school experience a plus
  • Technological proficiency in the classroom including Google Educational apps, interactive whiteboards, and electronic grade books
  • Familiarity with differentiated learning instruction 

Required Abilities and Skills:

  • Passion for working with children and an understanding of the developmental needs of each age group
  • Clear communicator who possesses excellent listening, verbal, and written skills
  • Ability to foster an environment of creativity, innovation, and openness to new ideas
  • Microsoft Office proficient, including Word, Excel, and Outlook; Google Education and Rubicon a plus
  • Proven ability to exercise mature judgment and maintain confidentiality

 Compensation and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available


Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the online employment application. No calls or visits please.


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