Music Teacher in Lower School of St. Martin’s Episcopal School,
2017-2018 academic school year
Primary Objective: To provide music instruction to Lower School students in grades Pre K through 4th grade in class time, concerts, performance, and special events.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or a music-related field.
- Classroom experience. Experience with Orff instruments is required. Instrumental and/or hand bell experience preferred.
- Knowledge of music education in the primary years.
- Piano fluency.
- Ability to develop rapport with students
- Demonstrate computer literacy and proficiency (e.g.,word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet, presentation software, and online grade book programs such as Whipple Hill)
In addition, the candidate should:
- Have a level of commitment to education in a faith-based school.
- Embrace the vision of the school and be willing to further the mission of St. Martin’s Episcopal School.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop a program of music instruction for voice and hand bells in the elementary school grades by following and developing the curriculum while using the resources available at each grade level.
- Assist with the Lower School chapel program by preparing and leading music.
- Plan, organize, and direct all Lower School music programs (grade level, division, and school) in cooperation with the Head of Lower School and Fine Arts Director.
- Model and develop good vocal technique as appropriate for all ages.
- Introduce and develop student knowledge of musical terminology, theory, and notation appropriate for Lower School students. Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials
- Work with the Fine Arts/Performing Arts team to develop a continuity of music instruction from Pre K through 12th grade.
- Report on students and activities as required by administration.
- Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and develop professional standing.
- Attend faculty meetings and serve on committees as required.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
- Participate in admission activities as needed and assigned by division head or head of school.
If you are interested in applying for this position please email a letter of interest and resume to Angela Day at HR@stmsaints.com
St. Martin’s is actively working to create a diverse work community.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
St. Martin’s School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
St. Martin’s does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.