Upper School Part-Time Digital Photography Instructor

About Glenelg Country School

Glenelg Country School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 on 90-acre campus just minutes from Columbia, MD, with approximately 800 students.

 

The school welcomes candidates with a sense of teamwork who want to work in a school community. Glenelg Country School (GCS) requires a strong commitment toward working closely with students and colleagues in and out of the classroom. At GCS, successful candidates participate in the school’s overall life by contributing to service learning, clubs, enrichment classes, field trips, and faculty committees. In keeping with its mission, Glenelg Country strives to attract faculty and staff who embrace diversity of background, culture, and thought. GCS draws students primarily from Howard County and six surrounding counties with more than half of students identifying as ethno-racially diverse. 

 

Glenelg Country School is an equal opportunity employer and employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include health coverage, retirement packages, and study grants.

 

Position Summary: Glenelg Country School is seeking a part-time photography instructor for the 2024-25 school year. Preferred candidates will have a solid digital photography background and experience working in a school setting. Responsibilities include teaching six to eight 45 to 65-minute classes per week, attending one Visual Arts department meeting per month, and hosting an exhibition of student work in the spring. Classes meet from 8:25-3:15 on a rotating four-day schedule.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Teach six to eight elective classes per four-day rotation, one to two classes per day. This includes teaching, preparing syllabus, ordering inventory, set up, class prep, supervising cleanup, and corresponding with students and parents.

· Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

· Evaluate, grade, and enter students’ performance grades six times per year.

· Working with other Visual Arts faculty to maintain a gallery space throughout the Upper School, including planning, hanging, taking down, and maintaining gallery spaces.

· In conjunction with the arts chair plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and instruction methods.

· Ability to lift 15 lbs.

· Other duties as assigned by the Visual Arts chair.

 

Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree preferred in related subject areas.

· Three years of experience in a comparable environment with a proven record of success.

· Extensive experience with digital photo equipment, cameras, printing, Adobe Photoshop, and photo editing.

· Punctuality, professionalism, and a collaborative attitude are musts`

Job Category: Upper School
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: On-site

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