Ahliyyah School for Girls & Bishop's School for Boys
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Art Teacher - PYP

Job Description and Requirements

Art Teacher - PYP

Job Description and Requirements

Job background:

The purpose of this job is to hire an Art teacher for the Primary Years Program.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The main role of the Art Teacher is based on implementing and teaching the primary students according to the International Baccalaureate curriculum. The following bullets briefly explain main duties and responsibilities of the job that is not limited to:

  • Create appropriate learning engagements and creating challenging and engaging learning opportunities for all students.
  • Motivate students to perform at their best through differentiated instructions and using varieties of styles.
  • Collaborating with other teachers to contribute students’ success.
  • Contribute to the enrichment of learning engagements.
  • Monitor students’ performance to enhance their understanding and master skills.
  • Communicate regularly and constructively with students and parents.
  • Use teaching methods engaging students, stimulating intellectual curiosity including the use of effective questioning, presentation and resources.
  • Set high expectations for student’s behavior, establishing and maintaining a good standard of behavior management through well focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

  • University degree in Fine Arts or equivalent.
  • 0-4 years of experience in teaching.
  • Solid working knowledge of the concepts, activities & techniques related to teaching art at the required level.
  • PYP experience is a plus.
  • Strong foundation in classroom management.

Key competencies:

  • Having good collaborative skills.
  • Strong service orientation, flexibility and understanding of different school stakeholders’ needs is essential.
  • Presentation skills and ability to speak in public in confidence.
  • Excellent planning, coordinating, organizing and analyzing abilities are essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with teachers at all levels in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent skills in drawing and shading using a variety of hard media.
  • Wide Knowledge in history of art from the global and local perspective.
  • Exposed to the local art scene is a plus.