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Part-Time Elementary School Art Teacher

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New Roads School - Santa Monica, CA


Exempt, Salaried Position - 10 months



In an authentically diverse community reflective of Los Angeles, New Roads prepares young people for life by developing in them a personal dedication to learning, a respect for independent thinking, an expanding curiosity about the world and its people, and a commitment to the common good. 


The part-time Elementary School Art Teacher is a professional, energetic, innovative and generous artist with teaching experience at the elementary school level (grades K-5).  This part-time position will teach six (6) art classes a week  (times vary Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) and one Art elective class on Fridays.



  • Responsible for course curriculum
  • Have a commitment to assisting in the assessment, growth and success of the Visual Arts Program.
  • Work cooperatively with the department, faculty and staff throughout the school in striving for educational excellence.
  • General involvement as a faculty member and in assessment of student learning.
  • Support and continuous quality improvement through participation.
  • Maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect, which encourages students to risk asking questions, expressing their opinions, and making mistakes necessary to the learning process.
  • Maintain dynamic and complete portfolios of students' progress and development throughout the school year
  • Participate in department, school, and parent meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA Degree in art required
  • 2 years prior Elementary School teaching experience
  • Emphasis on drawing and multiple media as well as instruction of other techniques, tools and ideas.
  • Dynamic personality and enthusiasm for teaching
  • Understanding of and commitment to the school mission and goals
  • Understanding of and commitment to teaching and motivating students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Excellent written and communication skills


APPLY: Please complete job application and upload your cover letter, resume, and student art work (may have to combine into one file) at:


The salary range for this part-time role is $22,500 - $28,000. This is the lowest to highest salary we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, performance, and organizational needs.