As a member of the Fine Arts Department, the Orchestra Director (part-time) will teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced orchestra students in grades 2-12. Orchestra rehearsals occur in the morning prior to the school day.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct beginning, intermediate, and advanced orchestras
Work with Fine Arts Department Chair on maintaining and updating curriculum
Work with students on an individual basis (as needed) outside of class
Prepare students at least two annual concerts, in addition to other performance opportunities
Provide regular feedback (written and verbal) to both students and parents
Update course pages and electronic grade books regularly
Prepare progress reports and meet with parents for conferences each semester
Support the Columbia Independent School mission
Attend school-related functions, when appropriate, to support students
Participate in professional development opportunities, as applicable
Model life-long learning
Bachelor’s degree in music or music education
Teaching experience preferred
Commitment to the success of each student
Proven collaborator and team member
Innovative and optimistic thinker
About Columbia Independent School
Columbia Independent School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school of 350 students in junior kindergarten through grade twelve, located in mid-Missouri near the University of Missouri, Stephens College, and Columbia College. Founded in 1998, CIS seeks to foster superior academic, artistic, athletic, and social growth for each of its students. Students come from a variety of socio-economic, religious, ethnic, and racial backgrounds from Columbia and the surrounding area, as well as foreign countries such as China, Germany, Republic of Georgia, and South Korea. Columbia Independent School is a member of National Association of Independent Schools, ISACS, National Association for College Admission Counseling, The College Board, Educational Records Bureau, and National Honor Society.
Columbia Independent School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.