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Lower School Music Teacher (Grades K-4)

  • 23 Jun 2022 3:11 PM
    Message # 12827139

    The Hamlin School

    Position: Lower School Music Teacher (Grades K-4)

    Credentials and Requirements: Master’s Degree or equivalent in teaching; Kodaly training highly desired.


    Reports to: Lower School Division Head


    Primary Responsibilities: Teach music classes Kindergarten-Grade 4, and conduct a chorus for Grades 4-8 in collaboration with the Middle School Music Teacher; collaborate and co-create lesson plans with colleagues to design experiences for students; communicate and partner with parents and grade-level teams to provide information about student learning.


    Hours/Classification: Full Time; Exempt; Academic Year (10 months)

    The Hamlin School seeks to hire employees who will support and implement the school’s mission and Creed at all times. Hamlin employees are known for being compassionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals who treat their colleagues and supervisors with respect and who take seriously the daily care of Hamlin students. As such, Hamlin employees pay close attention to the students’ social-emotional well being, their physical and mental health, and their moral development. Hamlin employees are committed to their own personal and professional growth; thus, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact their respective fields. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and demonstrate a commitment to their colleagues’ success.

     

    Hamlin employees are committed to their own professional growth; as such, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact teaching and learning. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and daily commitment to academic and ethical excellence.


    At The Hamlin School, we are committed to a policy of equal employment for all applicants and employees. As part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, we recruit and hire applicants with diverse backgrounds and with professional experience that shows their commitment to K-8 education and to being a contributing member of the community.

     
    Responsibilities:


    • Design, articulate, and implement Lower School Music Program program for a range of learners in Kindergarten- Grade 4 
    • Collaborate with Middle School Music Teacher to lead Red/Gold Chorus Grades 4-8
    • Collaborate with homeroom and other specialist teachers to integrate music instruction in other curricular areas
    • Lead musical performances annually for each grade level for parents/guardians and the larger school community
    • Design lessons which model 21st century skills
    • Able to draw on multiple musical genres and cultures to guide instruction
    • Identify materials, resources, and technology needs for program
    • Include use of appropriate technology tools and resources for instruction
    • Create and update web page(s) and blog(s)
    • Communicate with parents about the program
    • Attend collaborative discussions and sharing of student concerns
    • Actively participate in division meetings, admissions, and other school events
    • Pursue relevant opportunities for professional growth and development
    • Evaluate students on a semester schedule with written report cards
    • Supervise students in other roles such as recess, lunch, field trips, etc.
    • Perform other duties consistent with the above responsibilities

    • Apply Here!

    Last modified: 23 Jun 2022 3:13 PM | Anonymous member



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