Art Teacher

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Oak Park School District
Position Details: 



The Oak Park School District has an immediate opening for one (1) Art Teacher at Oak Park Preparatory Academy and Oak Park Freshman Institute for the 2019-2020 School year.


1.      Possess a Bachelors and/or Master’s Degree.

2.      Possess a standard Michigan Teaching Certificate with a Secondary LX, LQ, or LZ endorsement.

3.      Applicants must have proper certification for this position.



1.      Teach the district’s curriculum appropriate for the subjects and grade level assigned.

2.      Maintain proper forms and records required by the District and the State.

3.      Maintain proper classroom discipline.

4.      Maintain communications with parents, students, and staff.

5.      Administer appropriate standardized test.

6.      Participate in in-service training as assigned.

7.      Participate in school related activities.


8.      Any other duties assigned by the Principal, and/or designee.

Essential functions, include, but are not limited to:

1.      The ability to handle elevated stress and noise levels

2.      Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with others.

3.      The ability to work independently.

4.      Report to work on a punctual, and reliable basis, with a physical presence on site at the school.

5.      Physical activity with students, including frequent bending, kneeling, standing for long periods, occasionally lifting or moving objects up to 20 pounds.

6.      Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.

The nature of this position requires the employee's duties to shift based on the students’ specific needs. A job description is subject to change and is not intended to be all inclusive.

This position is part of the Oak Park Education Association bargaining unit.

Salary: Contractual rate of pay.


Application Method: All who are interested must apply to the position on-line at: to complete the teacher application and upload all necessary documents. All letters of interest, resumes and applications must be entered online no later than Tuesday, August 20, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. or until the position is filled.


The Oak Park School District is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight, marital status. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties maybe performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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