Band/Choir Music Teacher

Emmett School District Southwest / Boise Music Education Middle Full Time Posted 30D ago

About this job

Band / Choir Music Teacher

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' understanding, and appreciation of the art of music, including listening to a wide range of musical genres, periods, and styles.
To identify, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression.

Essential Functions
Develops and administers a music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops balanced music programs and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual students' needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional meetings, or conducting research.
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere during practice, rehearsal, and performances.
Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
               
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Qualifications
Certification/License:
Idaho Certification as a Music Teacher.
   
Education:
Bachelors in Music
   
Experience:
Successful prior teaching experience in music for the appropriate grade level preferred.
Band, Marching Band, Choir experience desired

Application Procedure:
Apply Online at www.emmettschools.org/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Emmett School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.