LOWER SCHOOL MUSIC TEACHER LOUISVILLE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL
Head of Lower School
Louisville Collegiate School seeks a full-time Lower School Music teacher starting in the 2018-2019 school year. In partnership with department colleagues and lower school teachers, the instructor is responsible for introducing musical literacy, integrating movement, and inspiring a love of music to grades K-5. The strongest candidates will present prior teaching experience and the ability to inspire creativity and joy among young students.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree in music education, master’s degree a plus;
Classroom experience teaching music, and a demonstrated passion and understanding of the developmental needs of elementary aged students;
Proven success with teaching recorders, solfege, movement, singing, and additional training in Orff a plus;
Experience in classroom management;
Authentic, clear and confident communication skills, both written and oral;
Ability to integrate technology, use innovative curricula, and employ best pedagogical practices;
Ability to differentiate instruction when necessary to reach all levels of learners;
Ability to collaborate both within the department and across other disciplines;
Flexibility, optimism, creativity, and a growth mindset;
Ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues, students, and families;
A dedication to continuing professional development;
Enthusiastic involvement in the school community outside the classroom;
Understanding of independent schools a plus.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS REQUIRED:
Organize, plan and implement concerts, programs, and recital assemblies
Coach students in auditioning for KMEA and ACDA honor choirs
Serve as a member of the Fine Arts Department, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department;
Support the school, its mission, and its leadership;
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
Candidates interested in this position should send a cover letter and resume via email to Dr. Tiffany Bridgewater, Head of Lower School, at email@example.com.
About Louisville Collegiate School
Louisville Collegiate School is a JK-12 independent day school located in the heart of historic Cherokee Park in Louisville, Kentucky.