Virtual After School Chorus for Middle School Students

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Start Date


Virtual After School Choral 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, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal musical expression.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.

  • Develop student understanding and appreciation of music. 

  • Ability to play an accompanying instrument to assist in rehearsals and performances.

  • Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus.

  • 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:

  • Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class 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.

  • Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs (including scheduled performances/concerts) and performances outside the classroom.

  • 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

  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

  • Coordinates with the Arts Program Coordinator and other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.

  • Selects appropriate music supplies and maintains music inventory records.

  • 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.  


  • Use of district-issued digital tools, specifically Google Suite, Schoology and others.


  • 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