Virtual After School Strings Instruction for Middle. School Students

Location
Greenwich, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2020
Ref
1263
Job Category
Teaching, Online Teaching
Grade Level
Middle School
Job Type
After School
JobID: 1263
  • Position Type:
    Middle School Teaching/Music - Orchestra

  • Date Posted:
    8/31/2020

  • Location:
    Location to be determined

  • Date Available:
    10/01/2020

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

  •   Virtual After School Strings Instruction for 90 minutes/day for three days/week from 10/1/20 to 6/1/20, starting at 3:30 p.m. for Middle School Students - two 45 minute sessions per day
    Position Purpose :
    To provide an instructional program that will develop students' understanding and appreciation of the art of music, including listening to a wide range of musical genres, periods and styles.
    The music teacher will identify, recruit, promote and develop each student's talents in the instrumental string program.
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :
    • Knowledge of current string (Suzuki) and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
    • Demonstrates a knowledge, understanding and application of music instruction in the curriculum.
    • Develop student understanding and appreciation of the string family
    • Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
    • Ability to instruct students in proper performance etiquette and string instruction and care.
    • Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
    Essential Responsibilities :
    • Administers school music curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
    • Develops a balanced orchestra program and lessons to organize 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 student's 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 or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
    • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping.
    • Coordinates with the Arts Program Coordinator and other professional staff members, in the GPS Instrumental Program.
    • Creates learning opportunities where students can analyze and evaluate artistic expression both intellectually and emotionally.
    • Reviews and implements modifications, accommodations, and intervention plans for all students both general and special education.
    Certification/Licenc e:
    • CT State Certification Music PK-12 (049)
    Education :
    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
    • Master's Degree preferred.


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