MSA Academic Teacher (Visual Arts)

MSA Academics

MSA Academics aims to educate students in academics and arts to prepare for their careers and opportunities beyond graduation.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
P. O. Box 229, Brookhaven, Mississippi 39602

Visual Arts Teacher

Salary Range: $48,319.00 to $79,140.00 (180 Days)

*Please Note: Actual salary will be dependent on education, license, and years of experience.

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) is seeking applicants for the position of Food Service Worker. MSA is a statewide residential school that provides advanced programs of study in vocal music, theatre, visual arts, dance, media arts, and literary arts. The Mississippi School of the Arts is located on the historic Whitworth College
Campus in Brookhaven, Mississippi, which is approximately 60 miles south of Jackson, the state capital.

Teachers at the Mississippi School of the Arts work under direct supervision of the Principal. This position encompasses duties that include, but are not limited to, planning, producing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive, standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessments, monitoring student progress; sponsoring student events and competitions; recruiting students; collaborating with student life personnel to ensure a positive learning experience within a residential environment; and other assigned duties and services that are necessary to ensure the success of the Mississippi School of the Arts.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Experience in planning, producing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive, standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessments in history;
  • Excellent written and oral communication;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of emerging trends and issues in education;
  • Experience in collaboration with teachers in other content areas;
  • Up-to-date multimedia technology skills;
  • Active involvement as a professional in the content area;
  • Experience in high school setting preferred;
  • Prior knowledge of the policies and procedures of the State of Mississippi preferred; and
  • National Board Certification will be considered a plus.

Minimum Experience/Educational Requirements:

Education:

A Doctoral degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught,
Certification as required below, AND
One (1) year of experience related to the duties described above.

OR

A Specialist’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught,
Certification as required below, AND
Two (2) year of experience related to the duties described above.

OR

A Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught,
Certification as required below, AND
Three (3) year of experience related to the duties described above.

OR

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the subject area to be taught,
Certification as required below, AND
Five (5) year of experience related to the duties described above.

AND

Certification:
Possession of or qualify for a valid Mississippi A (Bachelor’s), AA (Master’s), AAA (Specialist’s), or AAAA (Doctoral) teaching certification in the subject area to be taught. Certification must be confirmed prior to hire.

Applicants for this position must download the application and submit according to instructions found at Employment Opportunities | Mississippi School of the Arts (msabrookhaven.org). Applications should be emailed to employment@msabrookhaven.org. Inquiries about the position may be made to Avery Peagler at 601-823-1308 or by email at avery.peagler@msabrookhaven.org. The deadline for application submission is May 23, 2022. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone.

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The deadline for application is May 23, 2022.


The Mississippi State Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Education, the Mississippi School of the Arts, the Mississippi School for the Blind, the Mississippi School for the Deaf, and the Mississippi School for Math and Science do not discriminate based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability in the provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits.