Virtual After School Strings Instruction for Middle. School Students

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Start Date


Virtual After School Strings Instruction for 90 minutes/day for three days/week from 10/1/20 to 6/1/20, starting at 3:30 p.m. for Middle School Students - two 45 minute sessions per day

Position Purpose:

To provide an instructional program that will develop students’ understanding and appreciation of the art of music, including listening to a wide range of musical genres, periods and styles.

The music teacher will identify, recruit, promote and develop each student's talents in the instrumental string program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current string (Suzuki) and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.

  • Demonstrates a knowledge, understanding and application of music instruction in the curriculum.  

  • Develop student understanding and appreciation of the string family 

  • Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.

  • Ability to instruct students in proper performance etiquette and string instruction and care.

  • Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Administers school music curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.

  • Develops a balanced orchestra program and lessons to organize time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.

  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.

  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.

  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.

  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping.

  • Coordinates with the Arts Program Coordinator and other professional staff members, in the GPS Instrumental Program.

  • Creates learning opportunities where students can analyze and evaluate artistic expression both intellectually and emotionally.  

  • Reviews and implements modifications, accommodations, and intervention plans for all students both general and special education.


  • CT State Certification Music PK-12 (049)


  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

  • Master’s Degree preferred.

Posted By

Greenwich Public Schools

Havenmeyer Building, 290 Greenwich, CT 06830
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $20,481

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.29

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 479