Part time/Fulltime Music Teacher K-6

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THUNDERBIRD PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Thunderbird Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free public charter school located in Cornelius, NC.  In 2016/2017, we will be serving grades K-6.  Our focus is to provide whole-student development utilizing the following education practices: Strengths and leadership based development and the Core Knowledge curriculum.  We are currently seeking a Music Teacher to join our team!

JOB TITLE: CLASSROOM MUSIC TEACHER  

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
To teach music education to students and assist the staff understanding and appreciation of music instruction. To support student growth in their enjoyment, appreciation and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences in the classroom setting including singing, moving, and playing of instruments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Valid state teacher certificate required or equivalent.
  2. A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year university or college.
  3. Some experience working with choice schools (Charter, Private, or Magnet) preferred.
  4. Excellent interpersonal and performance skills.
REPORTS TO: Managing Director/Principal

PERFORMANCE REPSONSIBILITIES:
  • Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to elementary level students.
  • Possesses the ability to be flexible in designing a program appropriate for the classroom setting and aligned to the visions of Thunderbird Prep.
  • Plans and executes a balanced music program and organizes allotted time to adapt to the transitional flow of the program from classroom to classroom.
  • Collaborates and actively participates in PLC groups with non-music teachers to integrate the arts across curriculum and grade levels.
  • Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.
  • Utilizes a repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary resources that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students.
  • Ability to play or perform a musical instrument to enhance student engagement and fidelity of the music program.
  • Cooperates and coordinates with administrative staff and teachers to provide musical programs for school assemblies, open houses, parent meetings and seasonal programs.
  • Effectively communicates and solicits parent and community support for music education integration into the Thunderbird Preparatory experience.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
10 MONTH POSITION

Posted By

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy

17609 Old Statesville Rd , Cornelius, NC 28031
 

At the following locations

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy - Building Tomorrow’s Leaders Today 17609 Old Statesville Road

PO Box 2683 , Cornelius, NC 28031