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The Fine Arts Consultant will work with the Fine Arts Director to
develop and implement a fine arts program in seven (7) elementary
schools in the Davis High School Feeder System. This is a 12-month,
full-time position. The duties include but are not limited to the
Oversees and supports the integration of fine arts into the elementary
school curriculum, initially in the visual arts and music in social
studies and science;
Develops and conducts workshops, seminars, demonstration lessons and
training sessions to support ongoing arts instruction for
administrators, teachers, parents;
Develops an integrated fine arts curriculum in collaboration with
appropriate school and/or community resources for use by elementary
Oversees complementary fine arts programs for after school programs
Collaborates with school-based administrators and personnel and/or fine
arts organizations to integrate the fine arts in the curriculum; and,
Will assist in the coordination of all fine arts related activities, for
example, field trips, in-school programs, training and feeder wide
activities such as musicals, art exhibitions, fine arts festivals, band
concerts, choral performances, etc.
Must have knowledge of elementary and middle school curriculum, state
mandated requirements, and national current trends in arts education;
Must have knowledge of visual arts, music, creative drama and dance
Must be certified in the visual arts and have experience in teaching and
teacher training; and,
Must be a self starter, well organized, flexible and have excellent
Fine Arts Consultant Protocol
While part of the project GRAD/Davis team, the Consultant is a guest in
the Davis feeder schools. The Fine Arts Consultant will strictly adhere
to Houston I.S.D.ís protocol for school visitors and conduct business
only after checking in at the office. Additionally, all principals will
be advised by the Fine Arts Consultants of visitors to their schools in
advance of the visit. This does not include delivery of materials.
Notice to the principal of your visits can be as simple as a copy of
your schedule to be posted at the school.
The effectiveness of the Fine Arts Consultant will be assessed using a
variety of tools including teacher survey, principal survey, and
self-assessment relative to stated goals and objectives for each school.
Positions are available for up to five art teachers.
Contact:Lisa Hooten, Project GRAD Fine Arts Director
PO Box 2511, Suite 450
Houston, TX 77252-2511
Or: James M. Clarke, Fine Arts Advisor
3525 Sage Road #1704
Houston TX 77056