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The Art Teacher will perform all or some of the following Job description:  

  • Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and  art history,  
  • Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school  
  • Provide instruction by which students develop aesthetic concepts and appreciations and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art  
  • Demonstrate techniques in activities such as drawing and painting  
  • Understand the versatility of acrylic paints: dry brushing, staining, layering, underpainting, monoprinting  
  • Understand a variety of “masters” techniques  
  • Knows and can apply elements of design and modern principles of art  Knows the fundamentals and different approaches to drawing media technique  
  • Provide individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying intellectual and artistic abilities, and to accommodate a variety of instructional activities  
  • Instruct students in proper care and use of tools and equipment  
  • Organize storage areas and control use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection  
  • Evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge and aesthetic understandings, and prepare progress reports  Select and requisition books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintain required inventory records  
  • Plan and present art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students’ work for the school and the community  
  • May sponsor exhibits from outside the school  
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or in self-selected professional growth activities  
  • Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress  
  • Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs, such as after school art club  Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration


Illinois teacher licensure in the appropriate content and grade level area 


Salary is in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.  The school district recognizes years of service when placing teachers on the salary schedule.  Salary is based on experience and education level. Tuition reimbursement is available for advanced education.

Additional Notes

Waverly CUSD #6 is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, copy of license and 3 letters of reference to Mrs. Christy Willman, Principal  Waverly CUSD 6, cwillman@waverlyscotties.com


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