Upper School Visual Arts Teacher

  • Brentwood School
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Part Time Academia Arts Education OTHER

Job Description

Brentwood School inspires every student to:

Think critically and creatively.

Act ethically.

Shape a future with meaning.



Upper School Part Time Visual Arts Teacher


Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for an 80% part time Upper School visual arts teacher focused on drawing and painting to begin in August of 2018. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with strong experience in teaching high school age students and one or more degrees in visual art.

It is expected that a successful candidate would:

  • Teach three sections of Upper School drawing and composition classes working with a variety of media
  • Serve as an advisor to a group of students
  • Make the visual arts meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
  • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
  • Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the visual art department
  • Incorporate educational technology throughout instruction and course work
  • Perform additional duties, such as advising a club and chaperoning events, as needed


In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com. Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

Corisa Cobden
Upper School Administrative Assistant
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fax 310-476-5844