Music Band Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Band, Chorus/Vocal, Music (General), Music Therapy, Orchestra.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
Under the leadership of the Assistant Principal, the Music Teacher should be comfortable with teaching classroom percussion and general music techniques to mixed grade level students and beginner instrumental band. The Teacher role is to work with and teach middle and/or high school students to ensure their success in a college preparatory program. The Teacher provides effective instruction and support in curricular areas for which employed; utilizes various instructional resources and technologies; demonstrates knowledge of the teaching/learning process; develops and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of a diverse student population; maintains contact and communication with parents and Student Life staff; and works effectively with administrators, colleagues, and all members of the school community.
We are looking for an exemplary Instrumental/General Music Teacher that is interested in helping students to expand upon their love of music.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Collaborate in a strong team environment to: • Establish and maintain an engaging middle and/or high school learning environment conducive to student success • Promote and support a middle and/or high school program with promotion based upon standards mastery • Communicate knowledge in an interesting, stimulating, and effective manner, using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials • Examine student assessment data to guide and improve instruction • Promote high levels of learning in an engaging and effective manner using a variety of instructional methodologies, curriculum resources, and materials • Integrate literacy strategies into the instructional framework • Differentiate instruction to reach all learners • Plan, organize, and deliver appropriate lessons for assigned area(s) of responsibility, and submit lesson plans to the Principal on an as requested basis • Collaborate with coworkers on planning, professional development, standards-based curriculum, and common assessment design to contribute to the continuous improvement of instruction at the school • Assess students’ learning in a professional manner and communicate students’ progress to parents and fellow teachers to facilitate future instruction. • Identify the special needs of students and seek additional support, as needed • Maintain and submit necessary records, progress reports, and grade reports • Participate in faculty meetings, workshops, staff development programs, and other school-sponsored activities • Participate in summer programming which may include direct service to incoming and returning SEED youth and curriculum work with colleagues • Assist in general building supervision and discipline of students outside of the classroom • Adhere to the professional and ethical standards as outlined in the SEED Staff Manual • And other duties as assigned.