Teacher Secondary - Instrumental Music 6-8

Golden, CO, US
Feb 12, 2019
Grade Level
High School

Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!


Carmody is a comprehensive 800 student 6-8 middle school in Lakewood. Carmody's vast footprint covers many neighborhoods offering great diversity across the student body. On the one year School Performance Framework from CDE, Carmody currently ranks 4/18 Middle Schools in Jeffco. This ranking accounts for high achievement and high growth scores on the state standardized test (CMAS).

Carmody proudly operates within a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math focus). STEAM is about incorporating creative thinking and an integrated project based learning environment in every classroom. The electives boast 24 different offerings with a STEAM lens and 9 licensed CTE (Career Technical Education) certified teachers. Carmody is intentional about a safe and welcoming culture and provides a restorative justice approach to our work. Every student is scheduled into a Connections class where the ratio is 12:1. The class is specifically designed to support the whole student and address any academic or social emotional needs while cheerleading, coaching and building trust between the student, their teacher and their school. Carmody Cougars embrace the following CORE Values: Positive Attitude, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Excellence (PRIDE) throughout all aspects of the school.


All licensed personnel at Carmody believe all students can achieve. We value and engage frequently in collaboration and have knowledge and experience in PLC and Responsive Teaching models. Carmody considers itself a professional lab school, embedded with peer observation and a strong professional learning platform that supports all teachers.


3 levels of skill
Skilled @ both Band and Orchestra but will consider a specialist in one of the area's.


Teacher Sec - Instrmntl Music
Annual Position
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: 1.00000, Hours/Day: 8.000, Days/Year: 185
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE - Professional - 185 days, GR1, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $39,922.80 - $56,155.10


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Demonstration of effective classroom management skills.

Demonstration of strong instrumental pedagogy.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of recruitment in building a successful instrumental program.

Demonstrate willingness to work collaboratively as a member of a K-12 music articulation area.

Demonstrate willingness to work with and maintain a strong relationship with the music booster organization.

Demonstrate willingness to work as a school team member, e.g. musical, pep band, madrigals, and other school -wide events.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a valid Colorado teaching license or authorization. Must meet content-area qualifications, which could include the appropriate license endorsement, degree in the content area, Colorado State Board of Education-approved content exam, or 36 credit hours as determined by the district.

EXPERIENCE: Successful experience in directing a high school instrumental music program. Previous successful high school teaching experience in Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra ensembles, Percussion and Marching Band


Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.


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The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.

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