The Strings/Orchestra Arts Teacher creates and implements curriculum under the direction of the Head of Lower and Middle School and Domain Dean.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Teacher designs and implements lessons and projects in a manner consistent with the Ross School mission and philosophy and provides students with age-appropriate activities and feedback.
The Teacher composes learning evaluations and prepares for and participates in parent-teacher conferences, as needed.
Applicants should be highly accomplished on a principal instrument and capable of playing violin, viola, cello, and bass.
The ideal candidate has experience teaching elementary, middle school and high school students, including beginners through NYSSMA level 6 players.
Piano and/or guitar skills are a plus.
Please send resume, cover letter, and references to the attention of Adam Judd at HR@ross.org
About Ross School
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located on two campuses in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York, Ross School serves 520 students pre-nursery to grade 12. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. The nonprofit Ross Institute, founded by Courtney Sale Ross in 1996, promotes understanding of globalization’s implications for precollegiate education and develops and provides curriculum resources and m...entoring to schools around the world interested in adopting the Ross model. Ross School operates as Ross Institute’s lab school. www.ross.org
Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.