ABOUT COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Nestled among five mountain ranges in the heart of the Wood River Valley, Community School is a small, independent pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade college preparatory school of 400 students, committed to engendering a sense of community within an intellectually challenging and supportive atmosphere.
FULL-TIME TEACHING POSITION
Community School in Sun Valley, Idaho, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Music Teacher who can help bring out the musician in every student. This position, including benefits, begins August 14, 2017. Additional duties will include facilitating various musical productions during the year and leading student clubs. The successful candidate must have a love for teaching elementary and middle school children and demonstrate a willing and flexible approach to education.
The elementary and middle school programs build the foundation upon which students can participate in the school’s Creative Arts Academy (CAA). The CAA serves students in grades 9-12, providing opportunities for students to dive deeply into one or more of three creative arts strands: musical arts, fine arts, or theatrical arts.
Candidates should understand and embrace the unique Community School culture of a small independent school in a mountain resort town. He/she will be an experienced educator, with at least a bachelor’s degree, with a deep understanding of the developmental breadth found in elementary and middle school students, have a healthy sense of humor, be flexible in his/her approach, and find joy in this work. He/she should be an organized and creative individual who motivates and inspires students to achieve their personal best, works collaboratively with faculty, and communicates clearly with parents.
Interested candidates should electronically send a cover letter, resume, and at least two letters of reference by Friday, May 12 to:
c/o Sam Herrick
Middle School Head
PO Box 2118