Art Teacher Job Openings - 18 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,000

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    Teacher
    Kindercare Education

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,000

    Homebound ASL Teacher
    Loudoun County Public Schools

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $24,490

    Lead Teacher Teacher
    Learning Care Group

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,676

    Associate Teacher
    Bright Horizons

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $44,799

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    Teacher, Kindergarten
    Loudoun County Public Schools

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,986

    Assistant Teacher
    Learning Care Group

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,986

    Teacher Assistant, Kindergarten
    Loudoun County Public Schools

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $33,400

    Assistant Teacher - Infant Classroom *
    Learning Care Group

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $37,986

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    Assistant Teacher - part time
    Bright Horizons

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $33,400

    Child Care Lead Teacher *
    Learning Care Group

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $32,490

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    Infant Toddler Teacher
    Children's Learning Adventure USA, LLC.

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $33,400

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    Head Start Grantee Specialist (Ashburn,VA)
    ICF International

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $39,699

    Teacher Assistant, Special Education
    Loudoun County Public Schools

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $39,699

    Teacher Assistant, Special Education
    Loudoun County Public Schools

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $50,695

    Part time After School
    C3 Cyber Club

    Ashburn, VA

  • Estimated Salary

    $39,675

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    Camp Creative and Arts
    ESF Summer Camps

    North Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $39,675

    NEW
    Camp Martial Arts
    ESF Summer Camps

    North Bethesda, MD

  • Estimated Salary

    $46,132

    NEW
    Art Teacher
    National Cathedral School

    Washington, DC

Art Teacher Jobs

average

$46,133

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People
  • Make Decisions
  • Stressful

What does an Art Teacher do

An Art Teacher is responsible for teaching knowledge and skills in art, such as drawing, painting, lettering, and art history. They evaluate each student’s performance and growth in knowledge, and prepare progress reports.

how to become an Art Teacher

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.

Education

All states require public kindergarten and elementary school teachers to have at least a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Some states also require kindergarten and elementary school teachers to major in a content area, such as math or science. They typically enroll in their college’s teacher preparation program and also take classes in education and child psychology in addition to those required by their major.

In teacher education programs, future teachers learn how to present information to young students and how to work with young students of varying abilities and backgrounds. Programs typically include fieldwork, such as student teaching. For information about teacher preparation programs in your state, visit teach.org.

Some states require all teachers to earn a master’s degree after receiving their teaching certification.

Private schools typically seek kindergarten and elementary school teachers who have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All states require teachers in public schools to be licensed or certified. Those who teach in private schools are generally not required to be licensed. Most states require teachers to pass a background check.

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers are typically certified to teach early childhood grades, which are usually preschool through third grade, or elementary school grades, which are usually first through sixth grades or first through eighth grades.

Requirements for certification vary by state. In addition to earning a bachelor’s degree, they are required to complete a teacher preparation program and supervised experience in teaching, typically gained through student teaching. Some states require a minimum grade point average. States often require candidates to pass a general teaching certification test, as well as a test that demonstrates their knowledge of the subject they will teach. Although kindergarten and elementary school teachers typically do not teach only a single subject, they may be required to pass a content area test to earn their certification. For information on certification requirements in your state, visit teach.org.

Teachers are frequently required to complete annual professional development classes to keep their license. Some states require teachers to complete a master’s degree after receiving their certification.

All states offer an alternative route to certification for people who already have a bachelor’s degree but lack the education courses required for certification. Some alternative certification programs allow candidates to begin teaching immediately after graduation, under the supervision of an experienced teacher. These programs cover teaching methods and child development. After they complete the program, candidates are awarded full certification. Other programs require students to take classes in education before they can teach. Students may be awarded a master’s degree after completing one of these programs.

Training

In order to receive certification, teachers need to undergo a period of fieldwork, commonly referred to as student teaching. During student teaching, they work with a mentor teacher and get experience teaching students in a classroom setting. The amount of time required varies by state.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Teachers must collaborate with teacher assistants and special education teachers. In addition, they need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators.

Creativity. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must plan lessons that engage young students, adapting the lessons to different learning styles.

Patience. Working with students of different abilities and backgrounds can be difficult. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must respond with patience when students struggle with material.

Physical stamina. Working with kindergarten and elementary-aged students can be tiring. Teachers need to be able to physically, mentally, and emotionally keep up with the students.

Resourcefulness. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers need to be able to explain difficult concepts in terms that young students can understand. In addition, they must be able to get students engaged in learning and adapt their lessons to meet students’ needs.

Advancement

Experienced teachers can advance to serve as mentors to newer teachers or to become lead teachers. In these roles, they help less experienced teachers to improve their teaching skills.

With additional education or certification, teachers may become school counselors, school librarians, or instructional coordinators. Some become assistant principals or principals, both of which generally require additional schooling in education administration or leadership.

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Real Art Teacher Salaries

Get paid what you deserve

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Art Teacher Great Neck Center for Visual & Performing Arts Great Neck, NY Jan 17, 2011 $83,480
Art Teacher Montessori School of Manhattan, LLC. New York, NY Oct 01, 2012 $83,480
Outreach Art Teacher Great Neck Center for Visual & Performing Arts, In Great Neck, NY Jan 17, 2011 $83,480
Art Specialist (Teacher) The British International School of New York New York, NY Apr 01, 2013 $80,990
Art Teacher German International School New York White Plains, NY Mar 08, 2016 $76,821
Art Teacher Brooklyn Friends School New York, NY Jun 17, 2013 $71,100
Art Teacher and CAS Coordinator EF International Academy, Inc. Tarrytown, NY May 25, 2012 $65,000
Art Teacher Baltimore Montessori Inc. Baltimore, MD Aug 25, 2015 $64,801
Upper School Technology Integrator and Digital Arts Teacher Brooklyn Friends School New York, NY Sep 11, 2015 $64,740
Secondary School IB Art Teacher Atlanta International School Atlanta, GA Feb 02, 2016 $62,500 -
$65,500

Top Skills for a Art Teacher

Know what it takes to get the job done

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Top Art Teacher Skills

Right now, these skills will help you look good when applying for art teacher jobs:
  1. Weekly Lesson Plans
  2. Classroom Management
  3. Curriculum Development
Here are examples of how art teachers have used the most in demand skills on their resumes:
  • Developed weekly lesson plans that incorporated differentiated instruction that used a variety of office programs including Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
  • Practiced effective classroom management in an inclusive learning environment.
  • Participated in curriculum developments which were subsequently implemented for theater arts and language arts/literacy.
  • Provided sequential, visual art classes in all media for K-6, including special needs children.
  • Established art curriculum fitted to state standards, implemented art curriculum, student art displays several times per year.

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Top Art Teacher Employers

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Top 10 Art Teacher Employers

If you’re looking for a Art Teacher job, you should start with Young Rembrandts which has hired heavily for the position.

Overall, 10 firms have active listings for Art Teacher.

Young Rembrandts, Newark Legacy Charter School, Angel Oak Elementary School-Johns Island, All Things Girly, Milestone Sabis Academy at New Orleans, Rye Arts Center, Dodd Middle School, Riccardi/Mount Marion Elementary School, Ancillae-Assumpta Academy, Northboro Elementary School

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