The master teacher should bring energy, curriculum development skills, and artistic expertise to the Instrumental Music Department. Other responsibilities and necessary competencies include:
Demonstrating best practices in teaching winds, brass or percussion in a one on one and large group capacity
Interacting effectively with parents, colleagues, and members of the administration
Exhibiting excellent teaching skills and a willingness to teach all levels of band 4th through 12th grade in a collaborative environment.
Team teaching 2 to 3 ensembles with the remainder of the day filled with private instruction
Developing a passion for music learning and making in students and attracting students to our ensemble and lessons program.
Working effectively with differentiation for students of varying musical abilities
Teaching Private Lessons with a concentration in brass, woodwinds or percussion
Current musical performance experience
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Music or Music Education; Master’s degree highly desirable; previous teaching experience in an independent school setting preferred. Success as a performer and teacher.
Additional Salary Information: Salary/Benefits: Ravenscroft School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of regional peer schools. A full benefits package includes TIAA retirement and generous medical/dental coverage, and equals the best plans in Independent School.
About Ravenscroft School
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."