Secondary Orchestra Teacher, $5000 sign on!

Ottumwa Community School District

Guthrie, Oklahoma

Date Posted March 25, 2024
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Ottumwa Community School District is seeking a dynamic secondary instrumental music teacher with rich experiences and a passion for orchestra. This teacher will both instruct and provide support/lessons for both beginning and intermediate orchestra musicians.

OTTUMWA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Ottumwa, Iowa

POSITION TITLE: Secondary Orchestra Teacher (offering a $5000 sign on bonus)

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

OTTUMWA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Ottumwa, Iowa

POSITION TITLE: Instrumental Orchestra Instructor

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have one or both of these endorsements: K-8 Music – 144, 5-12 Music - 145
  2. Experience working with and leading both traditional instrumental band and instrumental orchestra is preferred.
  3. Such alternatives to the above qualification as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develops and implements appropriate programming and lessons associated with Instrumental Orchestra Music to be delivered in a classroom setting for junior high aged music students.
  2. Supports and implements the district curriculum, standards and benchmarks.
  3. Assists music department staff with strategies to support and meet students’ needs and achievement of academic and performance goals.
  4. Provides frequent communication and develops positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and community members.
  5. Assists in planning and delivery of social/emotional/behavioral school-wide programming.
  6. Assists and collaborates with the principal, school counselor, staff, parents and students on matters pertaining to Instrumental Music.
  7. Maintains appropriate records and protects the confidentiality of data and information.
  8. Meets the 8 Iowa Teaching Standards and 42 criteria on an annual basis.
  9. Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Never

0%

Occasional

1-32%

Frequent

33-66%

Constant

67% +

A.

Standing

X

B.

Walking

X

C.

Sitting

X

D.

Bending/Stooping

X

E.

Reaching/Pushing/Pulling

X

F.

Climbing/Stairs

X

G.

Driving

X

H.

Lifting (10 lbs.)

X

I.

Carrying (20 feet)

X

J.

Manual Dexterity Tasks

Telephone

X

Computer

X

Other

K.

Working Conditions

Inside

X

Outside

X

Extremes of

Temperature/Humidity

X

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and work year as established by the Board or by the collective bargaining agreement if such exists.

EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluations of Support Services Personnel.

DATE: 1/22/2024