Music Teacher

Posted On:
May 3, 2022



QUALIFICATIONS: Properly certified in all areas of assignment Demonstrates cooperativeness and a willingness to carry-out assigned tasks and performance responsibility Bilingual Endorsement as needed Must be Highly Qualified according to NCLB

JOB GOAL: To develop in each pupil an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal or instrumental music expression; to discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music; to develop knowledge and skills in listening and reading music.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach skills in music appreciation, harmony and explorations in music and in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and choral music (chorus, choir, choral ensemble) to Middle and High School students. Utilize the teaching competencies and curriculum/bilingual curriculum adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities. Instruct pupils in citizenship, expected student behavior and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. Plan a balanced music program and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time. Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Utilize repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils. Control the storage and use of school-owned property, make minor adjustments and request repairs to instruments as required. Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly and productive environment during practice, group rehearsals and musical performances. Evaluate each pupil’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group. Plan, rehearses, and direct pupils in musical programs for school and community. Select and requisition books, musical instruments, and instructional aids and maintain required inventory records. Communicate with parents bi-weekly, monthly or sooner the need arises on student’s progress and behavior. Identify pupil needs, and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems. Cooperate with the school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies and civic functions. Supervise pupils in and out of classroom activities as assigned. Participate in curriculum alignment, benchmarks, performance standards/assessments and revisions, inclusive of bilingual development programs and implement EPSS. Gather data in order to develop strategies for student improvement Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities to include; in and out of school activities. Maintain professional competencies through in-service education activities provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities related to music. Participate cooperatively with the appropriated administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines. Administer group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program. Administer the IPT Assessment as needed. Initiate the establishment of an Advisory Committee if required. Must be technology literate. Perform other tasks as deemed appropriate and necessary by the supervisor(s).

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