2024-2025 Primary/Elementary Art Teacher - Vacancy ID: 196582

Closed Vacancy

Vacancy Details

2024-2025 Primary/Elementary Art Teacher
Primary school campus
Open until filled


Matt Cashman
Primary School Principal

Position Details

Full Time

Organizational Overview:

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee (NDSM) is a Catholic School founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Milwaukee, WI.  The school was founded in 1996 as Notre Dame Middle School, an all girls 5th-8th grade middle school to serve Latinas on the southside of Milwaukee. Today Notre Dame School of Milwaukee is a Grade K3-8 Catholic school sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. It has a co-education primary school serving boys and girls in a Spanish and English dual language model.  NDSM addresses the urgent, critical needs of the community through student-focused education.  We currently serve over 690 students across three campuses and we have both an all-boys and all-girls middle school, a co-ed primary school, and an Early Childhood Education program.  To learn more please visit our website at www.notredamemke.org.

Mission Statement:

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee, a Catholic school sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, challenges our students to reach their full potential as individuals, empowering them to direct their God-given gifts toward transforming their community.

Job Summary:

The art teacher is responsible for planning and implementing art education lessons and activities, monitoring students, and evaluating student outcomes from K3-4th grade.

The teacher is accountable to the principal and assistant principal to provide education to the grades and/or subjects assigned, to implement the Notre Dame School mission and philosophy, to follow the policies of Notre Dame School, and adhere to the directives set by Notre Dame School administration.


  • Bachelors Degree


  • Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.

  • Prepare and implement lesson plans, providing for appropriate learning experiences for each student.

  • Establish and enforce rules of conduct; supervise students in the classroom, and/or chapel.

  • Participate in school-wide behavioral programs, document student behavior.

  • Demonstrate skills being taught; assist students in performing skills.

  • Research and order art materials as needed.

  • Monitor and evaluate student skill levels and progress toward mastery of the instructional goals and objectives.

  • Maintain student records following established procedures and practices.

  • Prepare interim progress reports and trimester report cards.

  • Prepare information sheets for participation in parent-teacher conferences.

  • Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and the community through Dojo, phone calls, etc.

  • May plan and supervise field trips following established procedures.

  • Attend in-service training.

  • Prepare lesson plans and materials for substitute teachers; include class lists and any special instructions related to students’ special needs. Create emergency lesson plans.

  • Maintain regular, on-time attendance.

  • Knowledge of emergency systems for the school, such as lockdown procedures, fire drills.

  • Prepare for and participate in school, local, and regional performances, festivals and events.

  • Inventory equipment and maintain proper condition and storage of equipment.

  • Maintain professional work habits.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the principal.


Candidate Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume