Teacher Secondary - Instrumental Music 6,7,8 Choir, Orchestra, and Musical Theater


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!


Moore Middle School is a community of over 60 staff members that works to provide each of our 605 6th, 7th, and 8th graders a supportive environment that promotes self-discipline, motivation, and excellence in learning. We integrate our vision statement, "A Community that is Collaborative, Creative, Caring, Challenging, and Consistent", throughout the building and experiences. Here are some of the ways we live it.

- Community outreach - elementary school projects, helping the homeless, partnering with the Standley Lake Park Rangers, working with Mortenson Construction
- After school sports through Westminster Recreation
- Standards-based grading
- Clubs and activities

- Gifted and Talented
- Applied Imagination (STEAM class)
- Mission to Mars (STEAM class)
- Art and Theatre
- Family and Consumer Science (FACS) competitions
- District and State honors in choir, band, orchestra

- W. E. B. (Where Everyone Belongs) - supports 6th grade students
- Social-emotional learning
- B. I. O. N. I. C. (Believe It Or Not I Care) - support group
- Intervention classes
- Welcoming environment
- Sources of Strength
- Restorative Practices

- National Junior Honor Society
- Honors English
- Advanced Math: Algebra and Geometry
- Spanish and World Language

- Monthly Family Dinners
- After School Tutorials
- Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports

We look for staff who think outside of the box, believe in the importance of relationship and a positive culture, challenge students with authentic learning experiences, and are seeking to always improve.


At Moore Middle School, our mission is to inspire and prepare our students to contribute to our changing world by creating a community that is collaborative, creative, caring, challenging, and consistent. As such, the things that we look for in an ideal teacher candidate is the ability to create great relationships with students, deliver rigorous instruction, transform the task so that it is authentic and develops critical thinking, and integrate technology in a meaningful way. We look for consistency in building-wide expectations and a focus on building positive student culture.


In combination with a .4 music position, this is a full time, 1 FTE, position teaching Choir, Orchestra, and Musical Theatre.


Desired Start Date: 11/04/2019Teacher Sec - Instrmntl Music
Annual Position
FLSA: Exempt
FTE: .60, Hours/Day: 4.80, Days/Year: 185
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE - Professional - 185 days, GR1, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $40,989 - $57,654


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: Temporary
A successful external applicant will be issued a one-year, temporary contract. A successful internal applicant currently holding a Jeffco non-probationary contract will forfeit their non-probationary status. Please contact Employment Services for questions.


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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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