High Point Academy, a K-8 school nestled on the northern edge of Pasadena in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, is seeking a full-time music teacher with a strong choral background and piano skills to begin in the 2018-19 school year. Music is taught from K-5 and includes work in music history and music theory. The curriculum involves performances so understanding how to arrange and organize is key. The music teacher will direct and co-direct several productions throughout the year. Opportunity to provide after school musical theater enrichment program is available. A bachelor’s degree in music education or related field is required; a master’s degree is desired.
Important responsibilities and qualities include:
Develop in students an appreciation of music
Discover and develop the musical talents of students
Provide direction, organization, and overall leadership for several musical and musical theatre productions/performances per school year
Teach techniques of vocal expression
Develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music
Comfort and skills using technology when appropriate
Engaging and caring personality
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume
About High Point Academy
High Point Academy awakens the joy of learning in each child. The school provides a nurturing environment that enables each student to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, physically, and socially. The challenging curriculum provides a traditional and balanced approach to ensure that students acquire tools for analytical thinking. With faculty and family support, students develop the ability to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.