Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in Princeton, New Jersey, an independent, Catholic all-girls PS-12 Sacred Heart School is searching for a Lower School Music and Instrumental Music Teacher for the 2022-23 academic year.
This position will teach general music classes from pre-school through 4th grade, help produce the 4th grade musical, and work with the Middle and Upper School instrumental ensembles.
An early career candidate is encouraged to apply, especially if they have an interest in developing the pedagogy, career, and profession of education. The ideal candidate is an anti-racist educator who has experience teaching in independent, Catholic schools, public, or charter schools. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. An equal opportunity employer, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart seeks candidates who will demonstrate skills in cross-cultural teaching and leadership practices, and a dedication to working in a diverse community. The school seeks candidates who can:
Communicate effectively with diverse populations. Create an inclusive classroom/work environment. Use multicultural teaching/leadership methods, materials, and resources that reflect multiple perspectives. Engage in professional development opportunities to further develop inclusive teaching and leadership practices.
The successful candidate will have a degree in music, elementary education, or a related field. Candidates should have experience working with this age group, instrumental ensembles, and the ability to work well with teams. Candidates who have experience in single-sex or faith-based schools are preferred. Stuart seeks a collaborator, effective communicator, and passionate educator for this role.
Candidates must possess excellent communication skills and a philosophy consistent with the mission and goals of the Sacred Heart.