Aug 26, 2022

Music Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Independence, OR, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

  • Assignment, location, and schedule are subject to change based on program/staffing needs.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required.
  • Appropriate license as required by TSPC or ability to obtain.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English.
  • We encourage multilingual candidates, and candidates with diverse lived experiences. We are seeking candidates with experience working with a broad range of individuals, cultures and communities. As our learning community grows more diverse, we grow stronger.


The job of Music Teacher is done for the purpose/s of developing students' music appreciation and skills by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans and instructional techniques; addressing the specific educational needs of students; modeling the necessary
skills to perform assignments; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

This job reports to Principal.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers assessments using district approved assessment tools, materials and strategies, for the purpose of evaluating students' ability and progress.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting teacher's expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Assesses students' academic learning and/or skills for the purpose of adapting instruction and providing feedback to students, parents and administration.
  • Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning instruction based on district curriculum.
  • Complies with all district policies/procedures, state and federal laws for the purpose of performing to district and legal expectations.
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Directs instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student aides for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their music appreciation and musical skills (e.g. voice and/or instrumentation) through a defined course of study designed to meet individual student needs.
  • Maintains musical instruments, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring availaility of required materials.
  • Manages student behavior utilizing best practice classroom management strategies for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environment.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings for the purpose of conveying and or gathering information to perform functions.
  • Participates in various activities (e.g. conferences, afterschool/evening programs, graduation, etc.) for the purpose of contributing to an effective school program.
  • Plans concerts and recitals for the purpose of displaying student performances.
  • Prepares teaching materials and related reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans, documenting student progress and meeting district, state and federal reporting requirements.
  • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintainingpersonal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, administrative and/or school policies.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; administering first aid; applying assessment instruments; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; operating equipment used in education; and using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: age appropriate activities; assertive discipline techniques; best practice teaching principles/techniques; concepts of grammar and punctuation; equipment and materials utilized for classroom instruction; federal, state and local policies, procedures and practices; health standards and hazards; principles of directing and motivating students; safety practices and procedures; and stages of child development

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and utilize equipment under a variety of conditions for multiple purposes. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based
on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working
with detailed information/data; working with frequent interruptions; applying effective principles of teaching to direct and motivate students; creating an environment conducive to learning; supervising assigned teacher assistants and volunteers and managing classroom behavior.

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

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Liisa Zeimantz , Human Resources Coordinator
  • 750 S 5th Street
  • Independence,Oregon 97351
  • Phone: 503-606-2253
  • Email: click here

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