Status: Full-time position
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Summary: Herrera Elementary School for the Fine Arts and Dual Language is a K-8 school located in the Phoenix Elementary School District #1. At Herrera, we are committed to Fine Arts and serve as the District’s only Fine Arts Signature School. We pride ourselves on offering classes in music, dance, theatre, visual art, physical arts, and orchestra and band and have10 full-time Fine Arts instructors. Herrera’s facilities are unparalleled with a $7 million facility designed specifically for the Fine Arts programs at Herrera. An article in Phoenix Magazine mentioned the school with these words from a former drama teacher, “There’s a lot of talent here. We give all of our students, from a very early age, an opportunity to create.” In recent years, students at Herrera have received local, state and national accolades for their efforts in the Fine Arts. In 2013-14, the school will continue a partnership with Arts Integrated Solutions in an effort to strengthen the connection between the general education classrooms and the Fine Arts.
Qualifications: Arizona Elementary Teacher Certification
Duties: The ideal candidate will have prior experience instructing in the area of drama and theatre set design. The candidate will possess strong communication skills as he/she will be expected to collaborate with other members of the Fine Arts team, especially with the dance and vocal instructors. The candidate will possess experience in set design as upper grade students create all sets used in the various productions at Herrera.