The Shipley School, a Pre-Kindergarten through 12 coeducational day school, is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world. Through a strong college preparatory curriculum in the humanities and sciences, the school encourages curiosity, creativity, and respect for intellectual effort. Shipley upholds and promotes moral integrity, a sense of personal achievement and worth, and concern for others at school and in the larger community.
The Shipley School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age (18 or older), religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, and sexual orientation.
The Shipley Music Department encourages all students to take risks in pursuit of excellence. Through creative exploration, students develop the courage to approach a musical goal and grace to achieve it through hard work and perseverance. Our PreK-12 curriculum promotes active music making and strong music literacy skills, which help to cultivate a lifelong love of music.
Lead and conduct small and large ensembles in rehearsals and performances.
Arrange and program appropriate repertoire for ensembles.
Lead percussion sectionals and before school rehearsals as needed in all divisions.
Assist in coordinating music for the Middle School Musical.
Maintain school-wide inventory of handbell and percussion instruments and accessories.
Work collaboratively with other music department colleagues to develop performance opportunities and curriculum.
Provide positive, frequent communication with colleagues, administration, and families
Attend and perform at school-related functions.
A minimum of BM, BME or comparable credential in music education and/or performance.
Previous teaching experience of students in grades Prek-12
Previous experience in leading or performing with a handbell ensemble and percussion ensemble
Ability to play all percussion instruments in musical styles common to jazz band, orchestra and concert band as well as in global, hand drumming traditions.
Experience using music production and notation software, such as Sibelius and Garage Band.
Piano skills preferred
The qualified candidate will also have the option of teaching private lessons to percussion students on the Shipley campus. Any monies earned in this capacity would be in addition to the part-time position.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume along with the online application. Applications received without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. No telephone inquiries.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.