Teacher, Art (6th - 8th grades)

Augusta USD 402 • www.usd402.com

SUMMARY:     This position helps students develop an interest in and the ability for expressing oneself creatively in visual terms, utilizing skills and techniques of artistic expression appropriate to the pupils interests and abilities; develops aesthetic understanding and appreciation; and helps pupils discover and develop talents in the field of art.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:     Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Teaches knowledge and skills in art, including crafts, drawing, painting, lettering, commercial art, art history, three-dimensional art, and electronic art.
  2. Instructs pupils in district approved curricula.
  3. Provides instruction by which pupils develop aesthetic concepts, appreciation of, and the ability to make qualitative judgments about art.  
  4. Develops instructional plans and organizes class time to provide a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, work time, and assessment.
  5. Manages district-owned equipment and supplies assigned to students to minimize/prevent loss or abuse.
  6. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior.
  7. Is available to students and parents for educational-related purposes outside of the instructional day.
  8. Maintains confidentiality of student information.     

Benefits Information

A single, district-paid health insurance premium is included.  Other benefits such as dental and vision insurance as well as cafeteria plans/tax sheltered annuities are available at the employee's expense.    

Salary Information

Starting salary $45,000 with a bachelor's degree based upon the 2023-24 salary schedule, higher depending upon experience, graduate hours, and FTE.  New teachers will be paid $100 per day to attend up to four (4) new teacher orientation days.

Employer Information

Augusta USD 402

Augusta USD 402 believes that Student Success is #1. Augusta USD 402 is a 4A school district located 15 minutes east of Wichita.  We enjoy the advantages of a small town and as well as the opportunities available to us being in close proximity to Wichita.

USD 402 currently educates around 1,900 students in three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. We offer several pre-k/preschool programs, all day kindergarten, special education services, and a wide variety academic and athletic courses/activities .

Augusta Public Schools is the right place for your professional career. The District offers licensed staff::

  • Competitive Salary
  • Additional Compensation for Supplemental Duties Added to Teaching Assignments
  • Tax-deferred Annuity Program (optional)
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Comprehensive Insurance Program
  • Universal Leave (per negotiated agreement)
  • Sick Leave Bank Option (per negotiated agreement)

In addition, Augusta teachers are encouraged to grow professionally through a variety of professional learning activities and through a salary step program that provides compensation for additional college credits and/or impact level points. Instructors also enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, strong parental involvement, and a BOE that advocates for students and professional growth.

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2345 Greyhound Dr.
Augusta, KS 67010

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