Visual Arts Department Part-time Aide
Job Details

TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a Visual Arts Department Part-time Aide for the 2022/23 school year. 

General Responsibilities

  • Assist the Art Department Head in administrative duties
  • Liaison between admin, maintenance, and technology offices for the Art Department
  • Purchasing point person for PreK - 12 art supplies
  • Create art kits at the beginning of the year for the various art classes
  • Weekly posting on TCA’s social media outlets on behalf of the Art Department
  • Manage Art Wear sales and distribution of items
  • Maintain and organize matting room, storage closet, hallways, and Art Office common areas
  • Help with student artwork for competitions, including driving work to competitions (4-5 per year)
  • Help to coordinate and organize the Art-A Que and other fun activities twice a year
  • Help to coordinate and organize Christmas celebrations for Art classes
  • Available to help cover an Art teachers’ class upon absence or in an emergency
  • Available for Friday afternoon Art Department meetings 2:00-3:30 (1x per month)

Lower School

  • Aide in various Lower School Art classrooms as needed by teachers
  • Aide in the hanging of artwork in the Lower School building throughout the year

Middle School

  • Aide in Middle School Art classrooms as needed by teachers as a helper
  • Aide in helping to load and unload kilns

Upper School

  • Help coordinate and secure reservations for the AP Art Trip in November
  • Help coordinate, secure reservations, and obtain supplies for the annual Art Retreat in March

TAG Gallery

  • Assist director in coordinating with artists in the TAG Gallery
  • Help hand and assist in exhibition preparations
  • Coordinate TAG Art receptions

Sought After Characteristics

  • The ability to work well with multiple age levels from 4 years to adults
  • The ability to communicated well in person and online
  • A friendly disposition who is both creative and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated with the ability to initiate ideas
  • Strong organization and management skills
  • Knowledge of art and craft materials with some art experience is desirable
  • Good physical stamina is mandatory
  • Can handle physical work with much lifting, bending  and moving between buildings
  • Fully in line with TCA's Christian values and statement of faith

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • BA or BFA in Studio Art
  • Self-motivated with the ability to initiate projects and ideas
  • Strong organization and management skills

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Normal physical demands of teaching
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strategic thinker and planner
  • Problem Solving Skills

Job Details

Position: Visual Arts Department Part-time Aide

Reports To: Head of Upper School

Start Date: August 2022

Hours: Part-time

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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