MIDDLE SCHOOL VISUAL ARTS TEACHER

Paul Cuffee Middle School

Paul Cuffee School

Providence, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3896808
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 21, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2022

Job Description

Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public independent charter school, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee’s life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program that, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. To learn more about our school, please visit the Paul Cuffee School Website.

  • This position is posted until filled; however, Administration reserves the right to begin interviewing after 5 days
Reports to: School Principal and Head of School
Hours: 1.0 FTE

Overview
Teachers 6th, 7th, and 8th grade specials, clubs, and other classes as needed. Preforms lunch duty, recess duty, or other duties, as needed.

Responsibilities/duties include, but are not limited to
  • Prepares and implements well-organized curricula in which students are engaged in relevant, thoughtful, challenging work.
  • Differentiates lessons, units, assessments, etc. based on the needs of each student.
  • Establishes a learning environment of serious scholarship and high expectations that supports students’ interests, talents, and needs.
  • Employs techniques that allow for hands-on, inquiry-based learning .
  • Uses a variety of current technologies to enhance instruction and to advance students’ technological literacy.
  • Uses various methods of assessment; uses assessment information to plan instruction and provide meaningful feedback to students.
  • Defines, communicates, and upholds acceptable standards of student behavior and develops open communication, mutual respect, and rapport with students.
  • Contributes to a positive collegial environment; collaborates with colleagues, communicates well with all constituents, honors confidentiality, fulfills time commitments, and enjoys teaching.
  • Strengthens skills and knowledge through reflection, feedback, workshops, seminars, and collegial sharing.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Employer Description

    Established in 2001, Paul Cuffee School is an independent K-12 public charter school for 800+ Providence youth. Students are admitted by a state mandated, randomized public lottery. Siblings and children of employees are given waiting list preference. Our predominantly low-income population identifies as 90% non-white, and 19% have diagnosed special needs. Social and civic responsibility, life-long learning, and academic achievement distinguish our community as does our inclusive school culture, small class sizes and differentiated instruction. In 2018, Paul Cuffee High School was ranked by US News and World Report as the best charter public high school in Rhode Island and listed fifth among the top district high schools in the state. While we are proud of this recognition, we are committed to improving student outcomes every year.


    Paul Cuffee School Mission Statement:
    Paul Cuffee School, a K12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee’s life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. Learn more about us...

    Employer Image

    Location Description

    Established in 2001, Paul Cuffee School is an independent K-12 public charter school for 800+ Providence youth. Students are admitted by a state mandated, randomized public lottery. Siblings and children of employees are given waiting list preference. Our predominantly low-income population identifies as 90% non-white, and 19% have diagnosed special needs. Social and civic responsibility, life-long learning, and academic achievement distinguish our community as does our inclusive school culture, small class sizes and differentiated instruction.


    Paul Cuffee School Middle School nurtures the development of individuals within a vibrant and supportive community of learners. We provide a rigorous curriculum focused on the development of independent, critical thinkers and involved citizens. Each student has a home base, or advisory, with one of his or her core-subject teachers. Students come to advisory first thing in the morning to hand in homework, get ready for the day, and have a morning meeting. Once a week, students have “wellness” in their advisories, during which they participate in activities aimed at teaching community building, conflict resolution, healthy choices, and other areas affecting health and well-being. The advisor serves as the student’s primary advocate and communicator between home and school. The teaching staff is organized into grade-level teams who teach only grade 6, 7, or 8. This allows those teachers to work closely together to support one group of students.


    Paul Cuffee School Mission Statement:
    Paul Cuffee School, a K-12 public charter school of choice, educates a diverse community of students from Providence, Rhode Island. We respect each individual and the world we share. This quality of our community is central to our mission. In the spirit of Paul Cuffee’s life, we teach students to value and practice personal initiative, perseverance, and social responsibility. Our School accomplishes these goals through a rigorous academic program which, enriched with maritime experiences, fosters discovery and critical thinking. We prepare students for higher education, lifelong learning, and active citizenship. Learn more about us...

    Location Image

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Paul Cuffee School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, required
    • Valid Rhode Island Department of Education Certification - All Grades Art Teacher, Grades Pk-12 required
    • National Background Check (After Offer)
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Brianda Vargas
    • 30 Barton Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02909
    • Phone: 401-453-2711
    • Fax: 401-453-2715
    • Email: click here

    The content you submit, offer, contribute, attach, post, or display (each a “Submission”) will viewed by other users of the service who may or may not be accurately representing who they are or who they represent. Do not include any sensitive data in your submissions. Any submission or any use or reliance on any content or materials posted via the service or obtained by you through the use of the service is at your own risk. “Sensitive data” for purposes of this section means social security or other government-issued identification numbers, medical or health information, account security information, individual financial account information, credit/debit/gift or other payment card information, account passwords, individual credit and income information or any other sensitive personal data as defined under applicable laws.