Music Teacher

James A Garfield School 31

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Work collaboratively with District Curriculum Director, Building Administrator, and teachers to build a strong elementary music program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required in Music Education

EXPERIENCE:

  • Required experience includes: Classroom experience teaching Music in a K-6 setting
  • Minimum 3 yrs. teaching experience.
  • Support multi-cultural, racial, gender, and economic diversity and an international focus within the curriculum.
  • Ability to work in an inclusive environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences.
  • Develop and write curriculum proficiently in collaboration with peers.
  • Evaluation of students using alternative forms of assessment.
  • Use interdisciplinary curriculum to provide appropriate and motivating educational experiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver content that meets state standards and use of best practice strategies.
  • Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and music discovery.
  • Actively encourage parent involvement in the educational program.
  • Become an active member in the school community by attending conferences, collaborating and participating in District programs.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities, professional learning communities, grade level meetings, subject level meetings, and school wide committees.
  • Communicate with all shareholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, district personnel) regarding student achievement, course syllabus and scope and sequence (pacing), policies, classroom activities and opportunities, and current progress of the programs via meetings, letters, and submission of articles to school newsletters and additional publications.
  • Facilitate presentations, productions, competitions, events and/or activities as appropriate that showcase student learning and achievement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.
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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Music