Job: General Music Teacher

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Music Teacher is responsible for providing each student enrolled in the schools served with varied opportunities to learn about and enjoy general music experiences as creators, performers, observers, and listeners.  The Music Teacher is also responsible for providing each student enrolled in an instrumental music program the opportunity to learn about and enjoy a band or orchestra and to receive individual or small-group instruction on the instrument of the student's choice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

•         Effectively utilizes district technologies appropriate to the position and assumes responsibility for attending district training needed to successfully perform designated responsibilities as directed by supervisor.

•         Meets and instructs assigned classes in locations and at times designated.

•         Teaches both instrumental and general music to students as assigned by the principal.

•         Creates and maintains a classroom environment where learning takes place.

•         Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.

•         Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitation of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.   

•         Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

•         Evaluates student progress on a regular basis.  

•         Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District Policy and administrative regulation.          

•         Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board Policy.    

•         Attends and participates in weekly home school faculty meetings and monthly music departmental meetings.

•         Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with students, parents and other staff members.

•         Serves as music resource person in schools served.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

•         Assists in the selections of music books, equipment, and other instructional materials.   

•         Manages the music budget assigned to the building under the guidance of the principal. 

•         Cooperates with other staff members in planning instructional goals, objectives and        methods.         

•         Provides for own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course-work at institutions of higher learning. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

•         Ability to establish and maintain good communication and working relationships with students, parents and staff members.

•         Possess the skills necessary to teach a wide variety of musical instruments.      

•         Possess adequate vocal and keyboard skills necessary to teach and accompany traditional elementary songs and teach chorus.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

•         Degree in Music from an accredited college or university.

•         Hold appropriate Arizona Teaching Certificate (with Instrumental and General endorsements).



Primary Location: DISTRICT WIDE

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)