Art Teacher Resume Example

Your art teacher resume should showcase your credentials for the art teacher job opportunity.

Clearly articulate your classroom experience but go beyond this to include extra curricular activities and community involvement. Concentrate on the skills and strengths that make you an excellent educator.

Use the powerful art teacher resume objective statement to highlight your achievements and make the reader sit up and take notice of your job application.



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Objective Statement

X years experience as an innovative and passionate art teacher to large and diverse student groups. Areas of achievement include:

  • successful development and expansion of the high school curriculum into a creative, multidimensional and multicultural program that introduced students to a wide variety of art experiences and encouraged an interest in and ability for creative expression.
  • in-depth knowledge of visual arts instruction including drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, print making, 2d and 3d design and computer graphics.
  • acknowledged success in developing students' appreciation of art through imaginative teaching of critical art theory and history.
  • strong commitment to providing growth and learning opportunities for students evident in the introduction of an after-school art enrichment program and extra curricular art workshops to explore innovative mediums.
  • initiated and helped run a successful youth art program at the local Community Youth Center.

Teaching Experience

Art Teacher (Grades 9 -12)

Richmond High School, Chicago, IL

2016 - Date

  • plan and deliver a meaningful, balanced and flexible art program favorable to learning and personal growth for all students while achieving curriculum objectives
  • utilize a wide variety of art materials, subjects and instructional strategies appropriate to the skill and age level of students
  • facilitate and encourage critical thinking about art, culture and society
  • incorporate new technology into the curriculum
  • provide individual and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to meet individual student needs
  • plan and maintain inventory of art materials, tools and equipment
  • ensure a quality and disciplined learning environment to maximize students' artistic achievement
  • monitor and assess students performance
  • prepare progress reports and provide feedback about students' performance
  • maintain accurate and complete student records
  • assist students with optimal presentation of their works including development of functional art portfolios
  • coordinate art exhibitions and displays
  • plan and supervise field trips
  • coordinate with teachers on school projects including set designs, murals, school magazines and social media


University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Masters In Education 2015

Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Fine Arts 2013


Illinois Teacher Certification 2016


Available on request

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