Role ExpectationsK-3 Art Teacher will be part of a hardworking team to help grow Charleston’s newest open enrollment public charter school serving all scholars. The Art Teacher is responsible for achieving the school’s mission through leading joyful art education classrooms that provide students developmentally appropriate instruction on art techniques. He or she will report to a member of the academic leadership team and contribute to creating the school’s achievement-oriented culture.Responsibilities and Duties:Instructional LeaderDevelop weekly lesson plans and instructional materials that create opportunities for scholars to engage in various forms of artistic creation.  This may include painting, sculpting, photography, etc.  Adapt plans and materials as necessary to ensure that every scholar experiences a high-quality artistic curriculum.Utilize effective teaching strategies to deliver effective whole class instruction.Identify, record, reflect on scholar needs and participate regularly in professional development to assess, plan, monitor, and implement methods to solve scholar learning challenges.Communicate regularly with parents to support scholar learning needs.Classroom ManagementEstablish and maintain high standards of scholar behavior needed to achieve an optimal learning classroom learning environment.Regularly input, review, and use CCA’s school wide data system for tracking scholar behavior.Provide a functional and attractive classroom learning environment through collaboration with the lead teacher.Regularly collaborate with classroom co-teachers and school staff to provide effective behavior interventions and support to all scholars.Assessment and DataParticipate cooperatively in CCA’s assessment system and data platforms to monitor scholar learning and progression.Develop classroom based formative assessments as necessary to check for scholar progress and mastery.Advance professional knowledge of CCA data systems, data reports consistent with CCA’s distributed data philosophy and approach.Administer assessments in a variety of forms (formative, summative, standardized, etc.) in accordance with CCA’s testing programs.Evaluate scholar’s academic and SEL growth, keep appropriate records, prepare scholar reports and regularly communicate with parents regarding their scholar's progress.General ResponsibilitiesRegularly participate in CCA’s professional development program, including CCA’s annual summer professional development prior to school opening.Actively participate in CCA’s instructional coaching program (coach and be coached).Create opportunities for scholars to showcase their work. Communicate with parents, CCA leadership team, and CCA colleagues in a timely, consistent manner.Attend school wide functions and community events as requested.The K-3 Art Teacher will perform other duties as required to achieve the school’s mission.