Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.
Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.
Landon School seeks a lower school music teacher for the 2019-20 school year. At Landon, all students in grades 3-5 are required to take general music. Additionally, all students in grades 3-5 are required to take band, strings, or chorus. An ideal candidate will create a positive learning environment that promotes high expectations and provides opportunities for all students to experience success. In addition to teaching general music to students in grades 3 to 5, this teacher is responsible for leading a curricular treble chorus for grades 3 to 6, and an extra-curricular treble chorus for grades 3 to 5 that meets twice weekly before school. The role also includes preparing students for traditional performance opportunities, leading the musical component of the Lower School musical, coaching a season in the Lower School athletic program, and general Lower School duties such as carpool and recess as the schedule allows. Kodály instruction experience is preferred. This position works collaboratively with our middle school and upper school choral music instruction to ensure curricular cohesion and intergenerational singing experiences.
Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to Charles Franklin at email@example.com. No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.