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Graphic Design & Illustration

Posted on December 12, 2019

School: Octorara Junior Senior High School

Type: Long-Term Substitute

Start Date: Spring 2020




POSITION:       Graphic Design & Illustration


                POSITION TYPE:       Long Term Substitute


             EFFECTIVE DATES:     January 21, 2020 – June 5, 2020 (end of school year)


                         LOCATION:       Octorara Junior Senior High School


        START DATE:       1/21/2020




An instructional program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences via illustrations and other forms of printed media. This position includes instruction that will incorporate all aspects of graphic designand fine art. Using the principles of design and color theory, along with the use of typography and layout, students will learn how to promote, brand, print, and save images for use on the web and for print using the industry standard Adobe Creative Suite. You will need to explain to students how to research and investigation to solve problems from multiple perspectives through experimenting and conceiving solutions. Through this research, students will learn about current industry practices and will in turn be able to prepare their portfolios so that they are able to enter the workforce directly after High School (if they so desire). Students will also learn how to produce the fine art pieces that are needed for their college entrance portfolio reviews. One half of the instructional day would be teaching graphic design practices & the other half of the day would be teaching fine art techniques.




  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accreditedinstitution
  • Preferred: Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate: Vocational 1 or 2and/or Minimum: 4 years in Industry dealing commercial and visual art
  • Ability to pass a trade competency exam
  • Relevant IndustryCertifications





                                    Competitive Salary Commensurate with Experience





        APPLICATION WITH:            LisaMcNamara

226 Highland Road

             Atglen, PA 19310





DATE POSTED:            December 12, 2019

Octorara Area School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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