Part Time Music Teacher - St. Thomas Aquinas (19-20)

Philadelphia, PA, US
Per Day
Mar 25, 2019
Job Category
Teaching, Fine Arts Teacher
Job Type
Independence Mission Schools is looking for candidates who have a commitment to our mission, a growth mindset for themselves and students, experience in differentiating instruction based on comprehensive data analysis in order to meet each student's needs, and a desire to work in a collaborative setting as an educational leader.

St. Thomas Aquinas located in South Philadelphia is looking for a part-time music teacher. We also have other part-time openings so this position can be combined to create full-time status with benefit eligibility. This position is responsible for instilling love and learning of music in pre-kindergarten through 8th Grade. The Music Teacher should have a strong understanding of evidence - based age-appropriate music education curriculum and instructional strategies, enthusiasm for innovative practices, willingness to participate as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team, and possess the ability to adapt activities in order to incorporate the diverse strengths of students.

The successful candidate will be a meticulous planner and dedicated individual whose objectives adhere to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), whose learning activities include the integration of 21st century technology and data-driven instruction using pedagogy that employs evidence-based best practices in the classroom.

The successful candidate should:
  • Demonstrate collegiality to integrate cross-curricular instruction and real-world problem solving skills
  • Skilled in their subject areas and be enthusiastic learners who apply skills learned through frequent subject and grade level teamwork and professional development
  • Model outstanding character traits according to the ethics, values, and philosophy of the Catholic teachings, and exhibit these traits through a positive classroom atmosphere
  • Lend their skills and interests to coaching and moderating of extra-curricular activities
  • Offer excellent communication and presentation skills as well as solid planning and organizational skills

Successful candidates must be able to clear all background checks as listed on Careers Page.

Bachelor Degree required; Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate appropriate content area preferred.

Applicants with a desire to work in an urban school setting are highly encouraged to apply.

For more information about St. Thomas Aquinas please visit:

EOE: IMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrates staff diversity. We strive to be and build a diverse team that is representative of our students and the communities in which we serve. If you identify as an individual of color, we highly encourage you to apply!

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