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Instructional Faculty – Photography

Valor Christian High School
Posted: 04/29/2022
Salary/Range: $26,000-$36,000
Highlands Ranch, CO


Faculty members at Valor Christian High School are charged with preparing tomorrow’s leaders to transform the world for Christ. Valor Faculty live out a compelling relationship with Jesus Christ, which is central to daily instruction and interactions with students, parents, and team members. Valor Faculty are not only masters of the curriculum, but they see each student as a unique individual to be known and loved. Faculty members prepare students for college and mentor students in all aspects of their academic and spiritual development.

Valor Christian High School is a decidedly Christian, college preparatory school whose core values honor a biblical foundation. Valor employees are faith-filled, joyful believers who are active in a local, Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with the school’s Statement of Beliefs. They are both called and committed to the school’s vision and mission and seamlessly integrate faith into their daily work. You will be most successful if you have a true servant’s heart, a teachable spirit, a love for the Lord Jesus Christ, and a commitment to the school’s beliefs and values.



Possess and Model a Growing Relationship with Christ

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live a life that reflects that authenticity
  • Model the fruits of the spirit in communications, relationships and daily work
  • Demonstrate teachability and a willing heart for service
  • Embody others-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions


Demonstrate Trustworthy Commitment to Valor’s Christian Community

  • Accept and uphold Valor’s values and beliefs as found in the Statement of BeliefsChristian Community Policy, and Valor Culture Document
  • Accept and abide by all affirmations in Valor’sAnnual Statement of Commitment
  • Be relationally involved in the life/lives of our students with a heart of service and mission
  • Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into daily work


Possess a Commitment to Instructional Excellence

  • Seamlessly and deliberately integrate Biblical truth and Christian values into curriculum and instruction
  • Implore meaningful instructional techniques and texture in the classroom to engage a variety of learning styles and promote critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and innovation
  • Provide a learning environment and classroom management style built upon mutual respect and conducive to student learning
  • Thorough knowledge of photography and digital processes and skills relative to photography, including editing experience in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom
  • Drawing and painting teaching experience or interest will be considered.


Commitment to Student Centricity

  • Demonstrate a love for students and a desire to personally invest in their spiritual, emotional and social maturation
  • Invest in the lives of students through Life Groups, mentorship, and other connection opportunities within Athletics, Arts, and Discovery
  • Compassionately respond to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of each student
  • Consistently partner and communicate with parents in the shared desire of student growth, spiritual development, and achievement
  • Engage in ongoing communication and collaboration with Valor team members in order to strengthen student performance and support


Serve Wholeheartedly as an Exceptional Teammate

  • Uphold and embody Valor’s culture as set forth in the Valor Culture Document
  • Model servant leadership, grace and love in all relationships and interactions
  • Develop relationships with colleagues with goals of teamwork, relational unity and spiritual growth
  • Provide team support regarding all matters, processes and initiatives
  • Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word
  • Assist team members to facilitate school-wide wins


Demonstrate a Commitment to Fulfilling Valor’s Vision and Mission

  • Assume collaborative responsibility for Operating Plan Goals and Fiscal stewardship
  • Be a ‘culture- keeper’

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

  • Participate in Valor Team meetings, Chapel and weekly meetings with Team/Supervisor
  • Demonstrate teachability and receptive to feedback
  • Pursue professional/personal/spiritual growth and development
  • Participate in the broader ministry of Valor by contributing of time, talent and treasure beyond assigned role responsibilities



  • Director of Arts
  • Visual Arts Department Head
  • Photography Faculty
  • Parents and Students
  • Other Valor departments and team members as needed


  • Valor excels in advancing Valor’s Student Outcomes including: spiritual formation, college preparedness, and cultural engagement
  • Through photography classes and interactions with the faculty member, students will have the opportunity to experience God’s love and know that God has a plan and purpose for their life
  • Students will display competencies in shooting, editing, and displaying their work at a high level of execution.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline closely related to the subjects to be taught
  • Industry or professional experience considered
  • Solid biblical and theological foundation and understanding
  • Desire to teach and/or experience within Christian education


POSITION TYPE:  A – Student-facing position. Traditional school calendar. August – May

HOURS PER WEEK: Part-Time, Exempt. 3 classes, 60%

SUPERVISOR: Visual Arts Department Chair

PAY RANGE:  $26,000 – $36,000

START DATE:  August 1, 2022

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