Aug 26, 2022

Olympia - Teacher - Music (McKenny ES) 2021-22

  • TrulyHired
  • Tumwater, WA, USA
Education

Job Description

Job Purpose Statement/s: The job of "Teacher - Elementary" is done for the purpose/s of facilitating student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Certificated Required Attachments:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Certificated Reference Forms and/or Letters
  • Valid Washington State Certification


This 0.9 FTE, continuing position works Monday - Friday, 180 days per year.

Knowledge of and experience with Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Orff-Schulwerk pedagogies preferred.

Kindergarten - 5th Grade: Individual class lessons, 35 minutes twice per week

- Ability to teach state music standards.

- Ability to use a variety of assessments, formative and summative.

- Ability to instill a lifelong love of music and motivation for continual involvement.

- Ability to coordinate school wide performances for assemblies and other special events.

The Olympia School District is committed to increasing the diversity of staff in our schools. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.

Essential Job Functions:
  • 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 student for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students' progress, expectations, goals, etc.
  • Assists other teachers for the purpose of implementing curriculum.
  • Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.
  • 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 success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through a defined course of study.
  • Monitors student activities (e.g. classroom, lunch, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Prepares teaching materials and reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and providing documentation of teacher and student progress.
  • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, district and/or school policies.

Other Job Functions:
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements.

Job Requirements - Qualifications:
  • Experience Required: Prior job-related experience.
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

Skills to motivate students, communicate with individuals from varied educational and cultural backgrounds, direct support personnel, evaluate performance.

Knowledge of age appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code.

Abilities to perform a variety of specialized tasks, maintain records, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents, other school personnel, meet schedules and deadlines. Significant physical abilities may include lifting/carrying, reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/accommodation/color vision/field of vision, and standing/walking for varying periods of time.
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Teaching Credential for level of instruction, Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance.

  • Position Type:Not provided
Job Categories :Career Education > Music
Classroom Teacher > Elementary
Classroom Teacher > Music Education
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EdJobsNW recruits candidates for administrative, certificated, and classified positions for 44 member districts. We offer a unique system which allows applicants an opportunity to a use a single platform to maximize their exposure to all available and relevant positions. The best part of using EdJobsNW during your job exploration is that you gain a team of qualified and customer service oriented personnel, who will assist you through your journey from start to finish.

Please visit our website at: https://www.edjobsnw.org/ to view all of our job opportunities.

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  • 6005 Tyee Drive SW
  • Tumwater,Washington 98512
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