Teacher - Music - General / Vocal

Delaware Public Schools


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Date Posted September 22, 2022
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed Yes
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Terms of Employment: 10 Months/Year
Benefits Type: Benefited – Regular Full Time
Reports To: Building Principal
Salary: Commensurate with the Brandywine School District’s Teacher Salary Schedule
To Apply: Please visit our District web site & click on Employment Opportunities
Job Goal: The Music teacher will help develop in each student an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal music expression; to discover and develop talent of student in the field of music; and to develop knowledge and skills in listening and/or reading music.
Job Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Education and/or Music.
  2. Eligible for NCLB Highly Qualified Designation in Music.
  3. Possess or be eligible for educator licensure and/or certification in Delaware for Music Teacher.
  4. Mastery of the necessary content knowledge and skills to successfully teach Music and deliver exceptional standards-based instruction to specific grade levels that ensures academic growth for all students, including those with special needs.
  5. Proficiency in automated student information systems for progress and grade reporting and class work documentation and ability to integrate technology into instructional delivery preferred.
  6. Exceptional classroom management, organization, planning, instructional delivery, leadership, and technical skills; and the ability to utilize differentiated instructional methods to engage students in positive learning experiences.
  7. Outstanding ability to motivate and build relationships with students and parents to promote student achievement and strengthen community partnerships.
  8. Commendable history of effective leadership, extra-curricular participation, an acceptable attendance record, and exemplary performance.
Essential Functions:
  1. Develop daily and unit lesson plans and a scope and sequence that are thoughtful, goal-oriented and aligned with curriculum and integrate technology; maintain pace of learning and provide opportunities for student differences; and check for student understanding and convey appropriately high expectations for students.
  2. Carefully plan for substitute teachers when unable to attend school and relate lessons to the state content standards in the core content areas as well as in specific content area.
  3. Create and maintain a classroom environment to encourage all students to be engaged and work toward meeting the standards; maintain accurate, thorough records of student achievement and behavioral performance; and complete progress and grade reports promptly and as scheduled using automated systems.
  4. Promote a high rate of student interest and provide prompt and specific feedback in a constructive manner and opportunities for active participation; demonstrate fairness and consistency in dealing with students; and speak and write clearly, correctly, and at an appropriate level for student understanding.
  5. Comply with policies, regulations and procedures of school district and building; communicate effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff.
  6. Display high level professional conduct and image at all times; establish and maintain an acceptable attendance record; and participate in extra-curricular activities and/or leadership roles outside the classroom.
  7. Continue to grow as a professional educator with classes/workshops for professional development in specific areas of interest and/or need and coaching and feedback from administrators and peers.
  8. Perform other duties and/or complete special projects as assigned.