Elementary Music Teacher (Grades K-8)

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$47,500 per YEAR
Offers 401K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
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Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in Music (General).
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The certificate status must be active.


Under the supervision of the Building Principal is responsible for teaching music education to pupils, and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction. Helps pupils grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments and listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.


Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to elementary pupils. Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time. Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible. Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils. Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required. Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding. Assesses each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.

Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities:

Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance learning and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary. Cooperation with Building Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs. Communicates with parents and school staff on individual student’s progress.

Working Conditions:

Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations.

Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of time.

Ability to see for purposes of reading music, correspondence, documents and printed matter and observing students.

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels.

Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation.

Ability to bend, crouch, kneel to assist students pushing/pulling and lifting of musical equipment and supplies, sitting in chairs and/or floor and reaching in all directions.

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to carry up to 25 pounds. Moderate to high stress level. Environmental Conditions: Work is predominantly in multi-purpose room/classroom, school environment. Temperature – normal climate.

Contacts: Daily contact with students, teachers and school staff. Regular/occasional contact with parents, community members and outside agency personnel. Occupational Certificates/Licenses: Holds an appropriate California Teaching Credential (Music Education) or valid emergency certification issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. First Aid and CPR certification.

Employment Standards: Dexterity and physical condition to maintain a rigorous work schedule and meet standards of physical and mental health. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Individuals must maintain a professional attitude and appearance.

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BridgePrep Academy

10700 SW 56 St , Miami, FL 33165

At the following locations

BridgePrep Academy of Village Green

13300 SW 120th Street , Miami, FL 33186