The Arlington Public Schools is seeking an outstanding elementary music educator (0.9 FTE) for the Stratton Elementary School. The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptionally strong skills as a music educator and musician. They will work collaboratively on a team of talented and dedicated school and Performing Arts Department faculty members, particularly at the elementary level. A strong background in the major elementary general music methodologies, singing, and elementary level repertoire and materials is essential. A working knowledge of or training in First Steps in Music and Conversational Solfege is desired. The successful candidate will exhibit dynamic interpersonal skills to motivate and engage students, and maintain and enhance enthusiastic participation in music making in a safe, supportive, and student-centered environment. Responsibilities of the position include teaching general music classes for students in grades K-5, and chorus in grades 4 and 5. Arlington is located in the immediate metropolitan Boston area within close proximity to internationally acclaimed arts and cultural institutions, and major universities. Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licensure in Music PK-12 is required. Requirements: At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred Bachelor degree (minimum) Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required MA DESE license Music PK-12 Apply here: https://arlington.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=54 Accepting applications until the position is filled. Contact Information: William Pappazisis, Director of Performing Arts 869 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, Massachusetts 02476 Email: wpappazisis@arlington.k12.ma.us (preferred method of contact) The successful candidate will be hired as a teacher on the teacher's salary scale and will be a member of the Arlington Education Association, Unit A. The contractual start date is September 2, 2020. However, new teachers must attend several days of training and orientation at the end of August. All employees must have a criminal background check - CORI and Fingerprinting - prior to beginning work. "Arlington values diversity. We strongly encourage candidates of varied backgrounds, including people of color, persons with disabilities and others to apply." Equal Opportunity Employer Arlington Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.
Arlington Public Schools
William T. Pappazisis, Director of Performing Arts K-12
wpappazisis@arlington.k12.ma.us; Apply here: https://arlington.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=54