Performing Arts/Music Teacher (K-8)

American Academy (AA) has an opening for a general music teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. Music classes at American Academy include music history, music theory and performance. Extra-curricular programming may include drama, vocal ensembles, and dance. Classes are taught by a team of four music specialists.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the mission and philosophy of American Academy with enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity.
  • Teach American Academy's curriculum with fidelity.
  • Uphold and model American Academy’s Manners and Character.
  • Work as a positive member of the grade level team to provide an exceptional education.
  • Develop and maintain a positive partnership with parents through frequent communication of progress and concerns.
  • Maintain positive relationships with co-workers, students, and administration.
  • Timely upkeep of records including grades and assignments in Infinite Campus and updates on webpage.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Music Education or related field
  • Elementary Education teaching license
  • Endorsement in Music
  • Preferred Experience:

    • Core Knowledge Philosophy (music)
    • Music History
    • Specialization in vocal music and dance
    • Integration of technology into music lessons
    • Differentiation of instruction to reach all levels of ability
    Please submit a resume and cover letter AND complete AA's Online Employment Application (Music Teacher). Only applicants that do both will be considered. Applicants that attend a Prospective Employee Information Meeting at American Academy will be given priority for interview selection.

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