Teachers within the RIA program are all highly qualified educators and practising artists in their own right.

All teachers in the program:

  • Are committed to the mission, values and teaching philosophy of RIA
  • Have an understanding of the arts and creative processes and an ability to weave the creative process through the curriculum
  • Have a proven ability to build strategies that engage pupils
  • Have high expectations of students and provide an environment in which students excel
  • Are knowledgeable about best practice in teaching and learning
  • Are emotionally intelligent and forge positive relationships with students
  • Work collaboratively with students and staff and have good interpersonal skills
  • Embed reflective practices in their teaching
  • Make use of national and local Arts resources
  • Embrace challenge, innovation and change