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Job ID 856
Job Title Choral Music Teacher -- Tabor Academy
Description
Tabor Academy seeks a compelling and passionate musician to oversee our Choral Music program. Responsibilities include teaching and directing the mixed chorus, male and female chamber choirs, the Madrigals, and a cappella ensembles. The Choral Music Teacher will also assist in the performing arts, including musical direction for the Winter Musical (casting singers and conducting the pit orchestra). In addition, s/he will plan and perform at weekly all-school chapel services as well as the larger annual concerts and events that occur in the Wickenden Chapel (Lessons and Carols, Madrigals concerts), in conjunction with the Chapel Program Coordinator. As well, the Choral Music Teacher will tend duties in the evening as a dorm parent, and serve in the afternoon program the equivalent of two seasons. The position includes housing. Key Responsibilities The ideal candidate will: • embrace an initiative-driven faculty culture focused on advancing Tabor Academy’s mission • possess an expansive repertoire, which engages a variety of talent at all levels (ensembles and the community as a whole) • have an understanding of current teaching pedagogies and adolescent development • have knowledge and experience in both choral and instrumental instruction at the secondary level • possess the ability to play the organ • model flexibility in both implementing best learning practices and pursuing success for each student • possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations • demonstrate fluency with...more
Tabor Academy seeks a compelling and passionate musician to oversee our Choral Music program. Responsibilities include teaching and directing the mixed chorus, male and female chamber choirs, the Madrigals, and a cappella ensembles. The Choral Music Teacher will also assist in the performing arts, including musical direction for the Winter Musical (casting singers and conducting the pit orchestra). In addition, s/he will plan and perform at weekly all-school chapel services as well as the larger annual concerts and events that occur in the Wickenden Chapel (Lessons and Carols, Madrigals concerts), in conjunction with the Chapel Program Coordinator. As well, the Choral Music Teacher will tend duties in the evening as a dorm parent, and serve in the afternoon program the equivalent of two seasons. The position includes housing. Key Responsibilities The ideal candidate will: • embrace an initiative-driven faculty culture focused on advancing Tabor Academy’s mission • possess an expansive repertoire, which engages a variety of talent at all levels (ensembles and the community as a whole) • have an understanding of current teaching pedagogies and adolescent development • have knowledge and experience in both choral and instrumental instruction at the secondary level • possess the ability to play the organ • model flexibility in both implementing best learning practices and pursuing success for each student • possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations • demonstrate fluency with academic technology that advances learning for students and a willingness to integrate technology into classroom experiences • enjoy collaborating with colleagues within and across subject areas, and all aspects of school life • invest in the community and participate in the lives of our students outside of the classroom • convey patience and empathy with adolescents • have excellent communication skills • be self-reflective, able to work independently, and committed to professional growth • possess a ready and willing sense of humor Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, with a Master’s degree in a related field preferred. Tabor Academy is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities. To Apply: Electronic materials only. If interested, please send employment application, cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy to employment@taboracademy.org with “Music” in the Subject line. Tabor Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other Academy-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.
Full Time FT
Part Time NULL
School Tabor Academy
City Marion
State MA
Contact Person Julie Salit
Street 66 Spring Street
Contact City Marion
Contact State MA
Contact Zip 02738
Phone
Email employment@taboracademy.org
Creation Date 2018-01-23
Expiration Date 2018-03-31