Upper School Photography Teacher

Potomac, Maryland
Apr 24, 2019
May 29, 2019
Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach two sections of photography to students at varying levels of experience

  • Prepare inspiring lessons in both darkroom and digital methods

  • Manage lab and workspaces efficiently according to best practices

  • Keep attendance records; manage student behavior in classroom and maintain a positive

    environment for all students

  • Observe and evaluate students’ progress

  • Participate in faculty meetings and teacher training workshops as appropriate


  •  BA or BFA required, MA or MFA desirable

  • A minimum of two years’ experience teaching photography, preferably at the Upper School level

  • Strong skills and experience in both digital and darkroom photography

  • Strong communication skills in speech and writing

  • Ability to understand students’ educational and emotional needs

  • Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other teachers, support staff,

    parents and members of the community

  • Ability to recognize and respond to individual and cultural differences in students and utilize

    methods that result in deeper understanding and higher achievement

  • Enthusiasm and joy for working with students

Qualified applicants should complete click here to create a profile and upload their cover letter and resume. For more information on The Potomac School, and to view the full job description, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org.  We are an equal opportunity employer.