Art Teacher

Posted on: April 13, 2023
This position is located in: Chamberlain

Summary of Position

The Art Teacher is responsible for the instruction of students, organization of instructional lessons and implementation of the education curriculum, while being a contributing member of the community.  This is an exempt position.



Reports to the Director of Education.


Core Responsibilities

  • Supports and models the Catholic Mission and the Native American Culture that are the foundations of St. Joseph’s Indian School.
  • Promotes a reclaiming environment for all students through the Circle of Courage.



  1. Teaches one or two art class per week for each section of St. Joseph’s grade school students. Implements the educational curriculum as prescribed through written lesson plans. Ensures that lesson plans correlate with established plans of study and contain specific instructional objectives and reflections.  Uses differentiated instruction to meet the needs of students.  Works with Special Education staff to develop, implement, and monitor individual education plans.


  1. Accurately evaluates and records student achievement and progress for reporting to the administration and team members serving the child. Acts in accordance to the guidelines established by the school administration to provide effective supervision and quality education.


  1. Promotes teamwork and open communication through regular participation in discussions with other staff who also directly supervise students. Immediately reports any type of abuse or neglect.


  1. Supervises students outside of school hours as required. Employee will be notified prior to any scheduling of additional supervision.


  1. Effectively uses planning time for job-related duties and activities.


  1. Conveys clear behavioral expectations to students and monitors compliance. Accepts the responsibility for care, instruction, and discipline of individual students and groups of students using appropriate discipline techniques as necessary.  Provides structure while enforcing all rules and regulations governing student conduct.


  1. Oversees the care of school property used in the classroom, reporting damages to Community Administration and completing the necessary maintenance requisitions.


  1. Assists with completion of state or local reports, surveys, inventories, plans of study and any form required.


  1. Works toward professional growth by attending workshops, visiting educational facilities and taking continuing education courses.


  1. Completes other responsibilities as required by the Director of Education.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Preference given to applicants with Teaching Certificate or willing to obtain certification.


Physical Demands

  • Uses both hands and wrists repetitively for prolonged periods.