• Job Reference: 425086164-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Newark Educators Community Charter School
  • Location: Newark, New Jersey
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Art Teacher

The Art Teacher holds the primary responsibility for the implementation and development of NECCS Visual Arts curriculum. This teacher will not only engage each student in learning the technical aspects of Art, but also in becoming more aware of its role in history and the global community. As a member of the NECCS academic team the teacher will seek out and engage in interdisciplinary collaboration in order to enrich the educational experience of our scholars.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards.
  • Develop age appropriate lesson plans that expose students to diverse topics in the content area and their connection to life beyond the classroom.
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards.
  • Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Create a positive, structured learning environment to ensure that students observe the school's core values, high expectations, and strict code of conduct.
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior.
  • Be accountable for students' mastery of academic standards.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred; and
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school or charter school setting preferred
  • Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom;
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects;


Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level and/or subject is a plus.

What is your Hiring Process like?

You will be contacted by our Executive Assistant if your credentials and resume are a match. There will be a request for a picture of your certification and confirm salary range. Then an interview will be scheduled with the supervisors here. If we decide to move forward we will present your candidacy to the board and keep you updated on your candidacy throughout.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location