Colorado Rocky Mountain School is looking for a highly qualified, full-time, upper school visual arts teacher. Arts educators at CRMS cultivate creativity, effective art studio habits, and an ethos of excellence. Our visual arts curriculum includes a focus on craftsmanship, art history, diverse genres, and art critical analysis. This teacher will also maintain our gallery spaces with student art displays.

CRMS faculty employ a student-centered approach to teaching, meeting individual students’ needs in developing an academically vibrant and skilled level of scholarship. Faculty also participate in our active program (including outdoor, sports, arts, and community service curricula) and contribute to our residential and advisory programs.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
-Teach three to four visual arts courses
-Support boarding students as a dorm parent in the evening and weekend residential program
-Mentor a group of students as an advisor
-Instruct active program curriculum including trips, mountain sports, arts, or service work
-Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
-Foster inclusion and social justice, ensuring all students’ sense of belonging
-Take on other duties as needed
-Execute all duties in a timely and professional manner

-Bachelor’s Degree in visual arts required; advanced degree and/or teaching credential preferred
-Visual arts teaching experience (1-year minimum)
-Expertise in digital media, photography, ceramics, or silversmithing
-Demonstrated experience in the use of technology, and in integrating technological applications in the classroom
-Organization/time-management skills
-Cultural competencies required to promote inclusion, equity, and belonging within a diverse cultural and social framework
-Ability to effectively engage with students as a dorm parent and advisor

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located in the mountains of western Colorado. We provide students with a transformative education through an inclusive community on our campus, a rigorous academic program in our classrooms, and experiential learning on our public lands.

CRMS seeks to be a learning environment where diverse students and faculty can challenge their intellect, hone life skills, share a respect for the outdoors, and develop character. We are a community that welcomes and values differences so that we may understand, grow, and support each other in our quest for a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. Faculty dedicated to promoting these values, and those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation package: Salary and benefits are commensurate with other Colorado boarding schools. Housing included. Salary range: $25,000-$50,000 plus Benefits

Tagged as: Full Time, Teaching/Education

About Colorado Rocky Mountain School

CRMS is a college-preparatory independent boarding school located thirty miles from Aspen in the mountains of western Colorado. Our programs focus on education through meaningful work, wilderness experience, community service, and a rigorous academic setting.

Application Instructions

To apply: Please complete the CRMS Employment application. Send this along with a resume, a digital portfolio with examples of student and personal artwork, and a cover letter via email to [email protected] CRMS is an equal opportunity employer.

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