Band and Orchestra Teacher
8 hours per day, 185 days per year
*Licensed staff new to Westminster Public Schools is contracted for 190 days the first year*
A complete application package includes the following:
•Copy of CDE teaching license
•3 letters of recommendation
•Copy of PRAXIS/PLACE report
•Teacher Insight score
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS & RESUMES RECEIVED IN LIEU OF APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
SUMMARY: The Creative Arts Pipeline is designed to promote student learning in all content areas by integrating an arts perspective and methodology in teaching and learning. The Pipeline also fosters arts exploration for all students and advanced arts study for those who exhibit the aptitude and passion for more in-depth artistic pursuits.
*Possess a valid Colorado Teacher License with appropriate endorsement in the area you are teaching or obtain one prior to start.
*Candidates with endorsements in CLDE, Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language, and/or sheltered content or other English Language instructional training desired
*Be up to date on current learning theory and state of the art pedagogy in teaching
*Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships with students, staff members, parents and administrators.
*Has knowledge and experience of and/or willingness to gain knowledge of Competency-based Education approaches.
*Must be able to read, write, and comprehend English
*Experience and/or skills working with culturally diverse populations desired.
*Display a thorough knowledge of the subject matter and the District's prescribed curriculum.
*Plan instruction consistent with the District's curriculum for assigned subject areas/grade levels.
*Plan for student differences and adjust instruction to meet student needs.
*Implement continuous system of evaluations and provide students with specific feedback.
*Serve as facilitator and coordinator of learning.
*Establish an effective system for classroom discipline per Board Policy and building regulations.
*Organize students for effective instruction to maximize the learning time for all students.
*Fulfill contractual and professional responsibilities.
*Submit required student record reports.
*Training in multi-disciplinary arts integration methods and structures
*Participate in regular collaborative meetings and planning sessions to support arts integration across content areas
*Assist in data collection and analysis to assess the effectiveness of the integration model
*Promote student exploration and experiences in the arts to enhance content acquisition
*Provide arts opportunities for all students, support K – 12 arts programming and sponsor advanced experiences for identified students
Westminster Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. District policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, or disability. Complaints in these matters should be addressed to the Chief of Staff, 6933 Raleigh Street, Westminster, CO 80030, phone: (303) 428-3511. Although the position is based at a school/department, the employer is Westminster Public Schools.