Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California serving students in grades 6-12 on two campuses is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, dynamic, and collaborative part-time time middle school teacher to teach general music to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at its new campus in Belmont, California. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of middle school teaching experience, knowledge of the middle level learner, and interest in being part of a dynamic group of teachers who will be part of our upcoming middle school expansion.
More specifically, we are looking for candidates who:
Have a degree in Music Education, Music Performance or Music Composition or related degree
Possess demonstrated success/effectiveness with 11-13 year olds
Are able to differentiate and teach to multiple learning styles
Have a sense of playfulness and are eager to collaborate with a grade-level team
Have experience with meaningful tech integration for this generation of learners
See connections between disciplines for cross-curricular lessons
Incorporate teaching practices and curriculum development, which are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive and competent
We are also looking for candidates who:
Have knowledge of and passion and preference for working in middle level education
Have experience motivating young students to develop both passion and skills for music that will help successfully transition middle school to our upper school music curriculum.
Have practical experience in a wide variety of musical styles
Have an understanding of and appreciation for the unique qualities of an independent school, and a willingness to be involved in all aspects of the CSUS community.
Attend faculty meetings, school assemblies and community events as scheduled
Additional Salary Information: based on years of experience and educational degrees
Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California, located on the Bay Area Peninsula serving 350 students in grades 6-12. As an institution committed to diversity we encourage minority candidates to apply.