Grade 3 – Grade 8 General Music, Instrumental Music, Concert Band and Jazz Band Instructor
Green Hedges School
March 28, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Green Hedges School seeks an experienced elementary and middle school concert band and jazz band instructor for the 2018-2019 school year. Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 150 students in Vienna, VA, fourteen miles west of Washington, DC. All GHS students in Grades 4 through 8 participate in bands.
Candidates should email letter of interest, resume and three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in music instruction, education or a related field
Minimum of 3 - 5 years of related teaching experience
A high level of energy
Successful candidates must successfully complete a required background check.
Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction that encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as guides.
Coordinate several weekly instructional periods as well as “drop-in” sessions for instrument groups for grades 4 through 8.
Coordinate on and off campus performances.
Seek opportunities to showcase bands within the greater Vienna area.
Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication.
Employ a variety of teaching methods to ensure optimal learning for all students.
Conduct parent-teacher conferences.
Use assessment and evaluation to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance.
Maintain accurate inventory of instruments, music, and equipment.
Collaborate with the School’s performing arts instructors.
Perform professional duties efficiently, manage resources effectively, and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School.
Perform professional duties as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School.
Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth.
Coordinate grade-level curriculum mapping.
Build on an expanding knowledge of how children learn and perform best through professional development.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings.
About Green Hedges School
Green Hedges School is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 170 students in Vienna, Va., fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.
Green Hedges School includes three divisions:
• Preschool: Ages 3 through 5, Montessori philosophy
• Lower School: Grades 1 through 5, traditional
• Middle School: Grades 6 through 8, traditional