Long Term Substitute - Core Music

Greenwich, CT, US
Nov 20, 2020
JobID: 1289
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching/Music - Core

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Glenville School

  • Date Available:
    February 2021

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

  •   Long Term Substitute Leave Replacement - Core Music
    February 2021 to date to be determined

    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, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression.
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :
    • Knowledge of current teaching methods 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 (focus is on the John Feireabend method, Conversational Solfege)
    • Develop student understanding and appreciation of music.
    • Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
    • Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus.
    • Ability to use computer network system 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 music program 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 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.
    • Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs (including scheduled performances/concerts) and performances outside the classroom.
    • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
    • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
    • Ensures that students 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 the Arts Program Coordinator and other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
    • 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.
    Equipment :
    Use of district-issued digital tools, specifically Google Suite, Schoology and others.
    Certification/Licence :
    • 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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