St Joseph’s School for the Deaf is seeking an Art teacher to plan developmental arts curriculum geared towards the acquisition of art skills, aesthetics, visual/perception and motor skills and improved self-image.  This curriculum is carried out in the art classes taught by the art teacher.

Hours: TBD

Follow Professional Calendar (182 days)


  1. B.F.A Art Education, B.A. or B.S. in an Education related area (preferred)
  2. M.Ed.- Education
  3. NYS Certification – Art Teacher
  4. NYS Certification – Teacher of the Deaf  (or other related area)
  5. N-6 or Early Childhood Education (preferred)
  6. SCPI or ASLPI rating score of proficient or above preferred (required within 3 years as per personnel policy)
  7. Ability to work as a team member and work collaboratively with staff.


  1. Shows enthusiasm for Art, Arts in Education and children’s participation in the arts.
  2. Is dedicated to developing in children:  the aesthetic values of art, techniques, their own potentials as students of Art, responsibility and sharing, improved self-image, communication skills.
  3. Ability to work with typical and atypical learners, learn strategies to coordinate classroom interaction with Art instruction
  4. Develop literacy skills within the context of the Art


Department Supervisor, Executive Director

 “An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer”


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