|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: |
- Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Education and/or Music.
- Eligible for NCLB Highly Qualified Designation in Music.
- Possess or be eligible for educator licensure and/or certification in Delaware for Music Teacher.
- 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.
- Proficiency in automated student information systems for progress and grade reporting and class work documentation and ability to integrate technology into instructional delivery preferred.
- 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.
- Outstanding ability to motivate and build relationships with students and parents to promote student achievement and strengthen community partnerships.
- Commendable history of effective leadership, extra-curricular participation, an acceptable attendance record, and exemplary performance.
|Essential Functions: |
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Comply with policies, regulations and procedures of school district and building; communicate effectively with parents and work collaboratively with staff.
- 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.
- 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.
- Perform other duties and/or complete special projects as assigned.