Aug 26, 2022

Music Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Lenoir, NC, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Music Teacher

Summary
Under general supervision, plans, organizes, and presents instruction and instructional environments which help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development.

Required education, training, and experience
Bachelor's degree and licensed by the state of North Carolina in the grade levels and areas assigned.

Essential duties and responsibilities
  • Provides learning experiences and teaches the course of study prescribed by the District approved curriculum.
  • Instructs pupils in instrumental music. Prepares lesson plans and establishes course goals.
  • Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate students.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student control required to achieve effective participation in all activities.
  • Selects music and supplies for courses. Demonstrates method and procedure to pupils.
  • Observes and evaluate pupils' work to determine student progress or to make suggestions for improvement.
  • Provides appropriate instruction and activities for students to meet school/district policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Selects digital based resources to support effective instruction for in person and remote learning.
  • Accompanies students on field trips to concerts or performances or other types associated with musical performances.
  • May specialize in teaching one or more areas of instrumental music, such as music theory, performance, and marching band.
  • May direct planning and supervision of student contests and arranging of student performances.
  • Communicates with parents through a variety of means in addition to report card cycles.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive community performances such as parades, interest centers, concerts, etc.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and/or professional growth activities and university courses.
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which s/he will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.
  • Selects and requisitions instructional materials; maintains inventory records.
  • Cooperates in school-wide supervision of students during out-of-classroom activities.
  • Participates in faculty and/or district committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
  • Performs other related work as required.
  • Must be able to manage music supplies, equipment, tools and classroom, budget, and storage spaces. Must be able to do basic repairs of musical instruments. Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics of data, people, or things.
  • Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments, and/or directions from superiors.
  • Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, handbooks, forms, lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, simple reports, forms, instructional materials, etc. using prescribed format.
  • Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Requires the ability to conceptualize and create music and encourage creative flow while applying musical principles. Requires the ability to work with other instrumental music teachers and/or fine arts teachers
  • Requires the ability to record and deliver information, explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including medical, legal, and counseling terminology.
  • Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.
  • Requires the ability to talk and hear.
  • Ability to manage instructional time, to manage student behavior, to consult with parents, teachers, and the community to enhance the learning of students.
  • Ability to monitor student performance, interact within the educational environment, and perform non-instructional duties as assigned.

Physical environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, etc. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The position is a first shift position. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations. There may be changing priorities and interruptions during the workday.

Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics of data, people, or things.

Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments, or directions to subordinates or assistants.

Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, articles, proposals, contracts, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, policies, etc. using prescribed formats.

Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.

Requires the ability to record and deliver information, explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages including medical, legal, and counseling terminology.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position. They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employees assigned to this position. This description may be revised by the supervisor, with HR review and approval, at any time.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Music
Classroom Teacher > Music Education
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Bill Griffin
  • 1914 Hickory Boulevard SW
  • Lenoir,North Carolina 28645
  • Phone: 828-728-8407
  • Email: click here

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