Position Purpose Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students'
understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre,
periods and styles.
To identify, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression
and coordinate school band activities.
Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group
instruction, and student learning.
Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate
time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional
methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and
small group instruction as needed.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances outside
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field
by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for
all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with
students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and
establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning
atmosphere during practice, rehearsal and performances.
Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in
faculty meetings and committees.
Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory
records, and ensures equipment is in good working order.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction
based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and
other content areas taught.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of
MA Certification as a Music Teacher.
Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching
Masters Degree preferred.
Successful prior teaching experience in music for the appropriate grade level preferred.
Shift Type Full-Time
Salary Range Per Day