Reports to Fine Arts Director

Job Overview

To grow and develop the Photography program in order to provide students access to high levels of instruction and achievement in the art of Photography. Instruct classes in photography.

About Grace Christian School

Located in Sanford, NC, Grace Christian School offers accredited K-12 private Christian education. Our mission is to equip students from a Christian worldview to reach their God-given potential through excellence in academics, athletics, fine arts and technology. Our faculty and staff have been hand-selected for their outstanding qualifications, commitment to education, and love for Jesus Christ. It is our desire to guide each student in the development of Christ-like character and life goals that are pleasing to God.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Seek to role model in attitude, speech, and action a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ
  • Direct the development, evaluation, revision and alignment of photography instruction across all GCS Photography classes.
  • Organize and coordinate the development and execution of semi-annual Photography Showcase in conjunction with the semi-annual Art Showcase.
  • Work with the Fine Arts Director to have photography program progressing in the direction of the Fine Arts Department.
  • Develop and maintain an inventory of all photography equipment including but not limited to, backdrops, props, lighting equipment, etc.
  • Assist in creation of photography program classes and camps.
  • Keep students, parents/guardians, and faculty regularly apprised of the schedule, expectations, and opportunities for participation.
  • Instruct photography classes and camps.
  • Instruct 1 GCS Elective class per Quarter.
  • Instruct & advise GCS Yearbook course, including the planning and creation of GCS annual yearbook.
  • Take & organize all GCS Class Yearbook pictures, including CDC, Elementary, Upper School Students and Senior Portraits.
  • Take all seasonal athletic photos.
  • Take all Fine Arts production photos.
  • Take all CDC, TK & Senior Cap and Gown photos.
  • Plan and execute at least 4 “mini sessions” per year that could be marketed to those in and out of the GCS community.
  • Maintain a POS platform for GCS families to purchase images.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Fine Arts Director, Upper School Principal and Head of School.

Qualifications

  • Committed Christ-follower
  • 3+ years’ experience in photography
  • BA in related field preferred
  • Prior supervisory, administrative, or management experience preferred
  • Ability to develop and manage programs and budgets
  • Strong leadership, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

  1. Submit a GCS Employment Application
  2. Email your resume and cover letter to myresume@gracechristiansanford.com

 

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