Elementary Teacher Music
Music Teacher Opening:
About the Community:
The South Routt School District serves communities throughout the beautiful Yampa Valley. South Routt Elementary is located in the small town of Yampa, Colorado, which has all the benefits of small-town life but is just a short 30-minute drive to Steamboat Springs and all the activities it has to offer. South Routt Elementary offers small class sizes, a strong sense of community, and lasting connections with students and their families. Additionally, South Routt offers a four-day school week with professional development every other Friday, which encourages lifelong learning as well as a spirit of adventure for our teachers. These qualities are also fostered in our students, who enjoy daily PE and music classes, as well as weekly art classes and library visits. Applicants looking for a tight knit community, countless new adventures, and a school truly invested in the process of constant growth will feel at home in Yampa.
About the Position:
This opening is for a PreK-5th Music teacher. This position involves working with each grade level every day and getting to know each class quickly. With a student body of only 120 students, the music teacher is in the incredible position of interacting with every child in the school each day and quickly becoming a highly integrated member of the community. The nature of living in a small community also offers unique opportunities to collaborate with the middle/high school music teacher for 5th grade band.
The daily tasks of this position also include some support roles such as lunch and recess duties, with the additional possibility of supporting in reading and math small groups. This position is ideally suited to an applicant who is interested in bringing a love of music to the students as well as fostering relationships with students in a variety of settings throughout the school day.
- South Routt Elementary is on four-day school week schedule with every other Friday serving as a half day of professional development from 8-12.
- Each Monday-Thursday school day goes from 8:10-3:45 with the teacher workday going from 7:45-4:15.
- The teachers will have a start date of August 17 and an end date of June 3 this school year.