Latin School of Chicago is seeking candidates for the Assistant Music Teacher position for grades JK-4 beginning in late August. The Latin School Assistant Teacher program goals are to provide the assistant teacher with an authentic teaching and learning experience under the supervision of the lead teacher. Candidates should be interested in pursuing a career in a music education related field. A bachelor’s degree in music education is required. The role of the assistant teacher can vary depending on the needs of the music program and the experience of the assistant teacher. The role of the assistant teacher as a support to the music lead teacher and the students include (but are not limited to):
Planning units and lessons
Researching best practices
Organizing student work
Assessing and evaluating student work
Assisting with technology and updating the music program’s website
Implementing an evolving curriculum in a blended Orff and Kodály music program
Maintaining and repairing musical instruments
The starting salary for this full-time position is $20,000, but additional stipends are possible for other work within the school. A stipend for graduate work is included in the benefits package. Contracts for assistant teachers are distributed on a yearly basis but may be renewed up to three years total in this position.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Assistant Lower School Director online at www.latinschool.org/employment. No email or telephone inquiries. Latin School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer.
About Latin School of Chicago
Since 1888, Latin has been committed to academic excellence in an environment that creates a life-long love of learning and supports students as they pursue their passions. Our school is home to students from throughout the city and suburbs and we value the variety of experiences that they bring to our learning environment. “Of Chicago” is more than a part of our school’s name – those words help to define the school itself.