Jan 13, 2024

Strings Teacher (Part-time, beginning in 2024-25 school year)

  • TrulyHired
  • Hanover, NH, USA
Part-time Teaching

Job Description

0.20 FTE Strings Position - The Hanover High School seeks a dynamic professional to work with our high school orchestra. This part time position will be responsible for teaching our school orchestra, as well as serving as an important part of our music education team. NH teacher certification with a Music endorsement required. Position starts in August 2024.

Submit applications at https://sau70.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=499


Job Description Approved By: SAU 70 School Board



General Purpose:

The classroom teacher is responsible for the education of each pupil in his/her charge and for working with students, parents, other teachers, and staff toward achieving the goals set forth by the district.

Reports to:





Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position:
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students, and encourages mutual respect and effective learning.
  • Plan lessons that employ a variety of instructional techniques that, when implemented, meet the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Utilizes district curriculum goals and objectives to write comprehensive lesson plans designed to meet the learning needs of all students.
  • Uses a variety of audio, visual, manipulative, and technological materials and resources to support the district's curriculum.
  • Understands how students learn and develop and provides opportunities that support their cognitive, linguistic, creative, social, moral, emotional, and physical development.
  • Identifies possible causes of student behavior and deals with the behavior constructively and according to School Board policy.
  • Assesses student for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding students' progress, expectations, goals, etc.
  • Utilizes data from standardized tests and a variety of formal and informal assessments to drive instruction.
  • Maintains maximum supervision of assigned students at all times and encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Makes referrals to district specialists about students who exhibit signs of educational handicapping conditions.
  • Implements accommodations and modifications as listed on Individual Education Plan (IEP), 504 plans, and developed at CHAT meetings.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administration regulation.
  • Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, faculty meetings) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements.
  • Participates in curriculum construction and revision and cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  • Contributes to the quality, positive culture, and effectiveness of the school and district by working individually and/or collaboratively with others.
  • Maintains open lines of communication with parents in order to provide parents with information that will serve the best interests of students, and exercises discretion with information received from parents.
  • Participates as a team member on special education Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting team as requested and to implement individual education plans as required.
  • Maintains state certification through approved professional development activities.
  • Perform other duties and accepts responsibilities as assigned.
  • Must comply with all SAU 70 District policies and building / department rules, procedures, practices and objectives.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employees will also perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor(s).


Evaluation will be based on ability and effectiveness in carrying out the responsibilities of the position as defined. Performance will be reviewed by Administrators in cooperation with the Superintendent and in accordance with School Board policy.


Contracted 185 days



Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of child and adolescent development

Knowledge of testing instruments and their application to the academic setting

Knowledge of research based instructional interventions

Ability to collaborate with professionals, parents, and community

Awareness of applicable state Administrative Rules and Regulations


Applicable State Certification (or Statement of Eligibility from applicable agency )

Highly Qualified status or equivalent

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: Primary Physical Requirements:

(Not, Rarely, Occasionally, or Frequently Required)

1. Lift up to 10 lbs:

Frequently required

2. Lift 11 to 25 lbs:

Occasionally required

3. Lift 25 to 50 lbs:

Rarely required

4. Lift over 50 lbs:

Not required

5. Carry up to 10 lbs:

Frequently required

6. Carry 11 to 25 lbs:

Rarely required

7. Carry 26 to 50 lbs:

Not required

8. Carry over 50 lbs:

Not required

9. Reach above shoulder height:

Occasionally required

10. Reach at shoulder height:

Occasionally required

11. Reach below shoulder height:

Occasionally required

12. Push/Pull:

Rarely required

Hand Manipulation:

(Not, Rarely, Occasionally, or Frequently Required)

1. Keyboarding

Frequently required

2. Gross Manipulation:

Frequently required

3. Fine Manipulation:

Frequently required

During the Work Day, Employee is Required to:

Maintain a stationary position for up to two consecutive hours; Move within the work location for up to two consecutive hours

Cognitive and Sensory Requirement(s):
Effectively exchange and receive information and instructions, and respond to inquiries; Communicate with others; Observe students and staff to ensure safety

Work Environment: Inside: up to 100%

Outside: up to 20%

Work Surface(s): Office Desk, Office Chair

Carpeted floor, tile floor

Other Training, Skills and Experience Requirements:

Ability to work with staff, students, parents, and the community

Applicants will be subjected to a criminal background check as required by state law.

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