St. Anne's Episcopal School in beautiful Denver, Colorado seeks a talented, enthusiastic, creative lower and middle school music teacher beginning in August 2018. A love of music and working with children of varying age groups, eagerness to collaborate with other talented colleagues, ability to differentiate instruction and programs to excite and engage students, and a keen sense of humor are all characteristics of a qualified candidate.
Primary responsibilities include (in conjunction with colleagues):
Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to elementary pupils.
Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each student. Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments, and equipment to prevent loss or abuse. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding. Assesses each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.
Provides piano accompaniment for various school events and performances.
Helps coordinate 4-5 school performances throughout the school year.
Experience with teaching band and jazz is strongly preferred.
A minimum of a four-year undergraduate degree with extensive training in music education or related fields is required. Prior experience teaching elementary and/or middle school music, prior experience working in independent schools, and experience with band instruction are preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Based on education and experience.
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About St. Anne's Episcopal School
PS - 8 Coeducational Episcopal Day School with 425 students.