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Princeton Day School

Photography Instructor

Location: Princeton, NJ
Posted: February 11, 2017
Application Deadline: April 03, 2017


Princeton Day School
Marybeth Roach
Princeton Day School, 650 The Great Road
Princeton, NJ, 08542
609 924 6700

Princeton Day School
Full time Upper School Photography Instructor
Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton Day School invites applications for a one-year position, beginning late August 2017 and continuing through June 2018. Teaching load includes two sections of basic photography, two sections of documentary photography and one section of fine art photography - all full year classes. Additional school duties are required outside the photography lab.

Candidates should be qualified to teach both analog and digital photography, familiar with programs such as Photoshop and Lightroom, experienced with studio and location lighting. Multidisciplinary work is encouraged. The teacher must be able to maintain a large darkroom, large digital lab, film processing room and studio/classroom.

The photo teacher is expected to give assignments, evaluate and grade student work, run critiques, write comments each trimester and offer portfolio guidance. Student work is exhibited throughout the year. All teachers in the Art Department sponsor intensive individual senior projects during the last six weeks of school.

We are looking for someone who besides being a teacher is an active artist, familiar with contemporary art practice. Experienced teachers of photography at the secondary school level and an advanced degree in visual arts are preferred. Teacher certification is not required.

For the online application process the applicant must submit individual PDF documents, no larger than 2MB each or web links of the following information: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, 10 examples of personal work, 20 examples of student work, and 3 references with contact information. Send materials to

To ensure full consideration all application materials must be submitted by April 3, 2017

Address all correspondence to:
Marybeth Roach
Director of Human Resources
Princeton Day School
650 Great Road
Princeton, N.J., 08542
609.924.6700 x-1105

Princeton Day School, is an independent coeducational day school, serving students in grades K-12 .

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