Aiken County Public Schools seeks fine arts coordinator

Aiken County Public Schools seeks fine arts coordinator

Aiken County Public Schools is seeking a fine arts coordinator to provide leadership in developing, achieving, and maintaining strong fine arts programs and special projects.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, facilitates, implements, and evaluates the summer acGateway program, including, but not limited to the following tasks:
    • Assists the Department of Federal Programs with the annual update to the District’s Gifted and Talented Artistic Plan
    • Visits schools to create an awareness and interest in the program
    • Works with school-level coordinators in the application process
    • Sets up the program calendar in accordance with State regulations, including audition and acceptance dates
    • Updates a brochure to inform students and parents of the program
    • Reviews, revises, and updates all application forms
    • Submits all acGateway information to be posted on the District’s website
    • Receives, reviews, and evaluates all student application
    • Sets up audition schedule and secures judges according to the recommendations in the State Regulations and Best Practices Manual
    • Conducts auditions and works with Evaluation and Placement Team to qualify students
    • Notifies students and parents of auditions, acceptance/non-acceptance and program details
    • Interviews and hires teachers
    • Coordinates dates and times of program with acGateway site principal
    • Evaluates the program
    • Submits timesheet/payroll documentation to the acGateway coordinator at conclusion of Program
    • Submits all student information to the Office of Federal Programs for SCDE data submission
    • Meets with Department of Federal Program staff at the conclusion of the acGateway program to debrief concerning program strengths and challenges
  • Assists in the implementation of quality instructional programs throughout the district
  • Determines in-service needs for personnel and assists in organizing professional development
  • Arranges and conducts professional development sessions, as needed
  • Reviews and develops materials to aid in instruction
  • Maintains and supervises an inventory of fine arts materials and equipment and assists in reviewing needs for the district and schools
  • Stays abreast of current curricular and methodology changes in instruction through research and study
  • Meets with department heads, grade chairpersons, or other designated staff members to ensure continuous communication, information distribution, and feedback concerning assigned curriculum responsibility
  • Actively participates in fine arts and special project programs held within the district
  • Actively participates in and facilitates curriculum updates and trainings
  • Assists with the implementation of a community-wide Arts Festival
  • Serves on the District Arts Committee
  • Works with department heads and grade chairpersons to conduct orientation sessions for new fine arts teachers to familiarize them with district guidelines and responsibilities
  • Works collaboratively with Department of Communications to advertise district and school-level special projects and events
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Federal Programs

Education and/or experience: Valid teaching certificate, Masters Degree, five years experience

Find the complete list of qualifications and application instructions online.


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