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13 Feb 2023


Visual Arts Instructor

Alabama School of Fine Arts

 Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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Job Description

Title: Visual Art Instructor

Reports to: Chair, Visual Arts


Job Goal:

The Alabama School of Fine Arts is seeking a full time Visual Arts Instructor who is an actively exhibiting artist and whose practice includes a developed expertise in new media which can include: computer generated imagery, digital drawing, painting and sculpture, digital and physical installation, 3D modeling, time-based media, sound, or animation.  This person will be responsible for teaching 7th -12th grade classes that fuse new media instruction with our existing curriculum.  This person would also be charged with teaching an 11th grade yearlong course in Art History. Other duties will include assisting in departmental activities such as gallery exhibitions, art competitions, and community outreach.


Performance Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses appropriate to varying levels of student proficiency.
  • Collaborate with Visual Arts Chair and faculty to establish and maintain consistency in curriculum, instruction, and performance.
  • Assist Visual Arts Chair and faculty with outreach work.
  • Determine individual and class needs.
  • Establish objectives and plan learning experiences.
  • Implement activities using a variety of techniques that utilize instructional time and meet objectives.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
  • Exhibit positive human relations skills.
  • Evaluate the educational program and student progress.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians, colleagues, and community groups.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication.
  • Maintain and submit records and reports.
  • Work with all other instructors to facilitate flexible test dates and class attendance to benefit students.
  • Adhere to school system rules, administrative procedures, local board, state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Engage in personal professional growth and demonstrate professional ethics and leadership.
  • Utilize and communicate with modern information technology e-mail and student information software.
  • Attend and provide adult leadership and support for school performances and other school and student functions.


Qualifications:   MFA or commensurate experience and possess a strong interest in Art History.

Salary: To commensurate with experience and degree

Term: 10 Months, starting August 2023


For more Information:


Application and deadline:

Online applications must include the following in one pdf document:
1) letter of application that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position;
2) curriculum vitae;
3) statement of teaching philosophy including how you would approach teaching Art History;
4) images of at least 15 works produced in the last 10 years and including titles and dates;
5) an current artist’s statement;
6) names and contact information of three professional references.

Please submit to .


To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by March 27, 2023.
After the applications are reviewed by our faculty, we will contact selected applicants for an on site interview.
Interviews will begin April 17, 2023.


It is the policy of the Alabama School of Fine Arts not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship (other than an alien not authorized to work in the U. S.), age, disability, veteran status, or other proscribed category, in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies, as required by local, state, and federal policies and laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including selection, compensation, assignment, promotions, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. Inquiries or complaints regarding compliance with applicable laws may be directed to Dr. Martin Mitchell, President.


Full-Time Job in Education:
Visual Arts Instructor
Alabama School of Fine Arts
 Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, instructor, teaching, teaching artist, and visual arts. States: Alabama.