Mt. Blue RSD 9 – Farmington, ME
FOSTER CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER MT.
GRAPHIC ARTS / COMMERCIAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR
Foster CTEC is seeking a full time Graphic / Commercial Arts Instructor for students at the secondary level. Must be fully trained in a graphic design field or have experience working as a graphic designer. Desired qualifications include proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, have a basic understanding of HTML languages or website building, and Adobe AfterEffects. The instructor must be able to proficiently teach Photoshop design concepts from beginner to advanced, create vector images in Illustrator which can be transferred to InDesign spreads. The instructor will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of concurrent enrollment course agreements with local community colleges, as well as meet state-approved curriculum, and third-party assessments within Adobe software, design concepts, and other industry related skills. Experience with digital imagining (i.e. DSLR, etc) is required, and experience with black and white SLR photography and darkroom processing is preferred. Experience managing a 5-6 head screen printing press, including emulsion and exposure based screen processing and multi-color layers is required. The instructor will also be required to participate with the Career Exploration program, which includes running mini exploration sessions with students from grades 8-10.
Minimum qualifications: Teaching digital imaging-based in Adobe CC suite and managing screen printing processes from pre- to post-production.
Preferred: B&W Photography and Darkroom processing, embroidery, and large format printing and vinyl cutting.
The Foster Career and Technical Education Center (FCTEC) is a facility based in Farmington, Maine located on the Mt. Blue Campus. FCTEC includes 19 independently run programs, and classes run on 2-day rotations including students from 4 separate schools, each class has approximately 15-20 students.
Must be eligible for Maine teacher certification (885) in Career and Technical Education (CTE) and have CHRC Approval from Maine Department of Education.
To apply for this position please submit a letter of intent, an application for teaching position, current resume, 3 signed letters of recommendation (written within the past three years), any transcripts (graduate and undergraduate), and a copy of CHRC Approval along with certification(s). Mail to: Human Resources - Mt. Blue RSD, 129 Seamon Road, Suite 2, Farmington, ME 04938.
Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.