K-8 Music Teacher

Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas


To develop in each pupil an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal or instrumental music expression; to discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music; and to develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music, and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to secondary pupils.  Uses the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in the state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  • Plans a balanced music program and organizes daily class time so that preparations, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  • Provides individual and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil
  • Uses repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
  • Controls the storage and use of school owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive enfironment during practice, group rehearsals, and musical performances.
  • Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.
  • Plans, rehearses, and directs pupils in musical programs for school and community.
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
  • Cooperates with the school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graudation ceremonies, and civic functions.
  • Supervises pupils in out of classroom activities as assigned
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs
  • Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of pupil activities
  • Maintains professional competence through in service education provided by the district, and in self selected professional growth activities related to music 
    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Education and/or Experience  Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.   One to two years related experience preferred.
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
    Valid AZ teaching certificate with appropriate approved area or endorsement, provisional or full SEI endorsement required.
    Work Environment  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    Salary & Benefits
    Salary dependent upon experience based on the current certified salary schedule as approved by the Governing Board.
    Full benefits as assigned for this position.
    Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance Card
    Measles/Mumps/Rubella Immunity/Vaccination
    Valid I-9 form

    Notice of Nondiscrimination 
    The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available Accounting, Audio/Visual, Bio Science, Business Management, Business Operations, Construction, Culinary Arts, Education Professions, Fire Science, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant.  The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs.  The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
    This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Tony Jimenez, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District-1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona 85132 (520)-866-3526 or Adam Leckie, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona.  (520) 866-3510.

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Florence Unified School District #1

P.O. Box 2850 1000 S. Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132

At the following locations

Copper Basin K-8

28682 N. Main Street, San Tan , San Tan Valley, AZ 85143