Reports to: Principal Supervises: N/A Department: Performing Arts FTE: 1.0 Salary Range: $51,450-$105,923
JOB SUMMARY Eastside Catholic is seeking a choral music teacher for grades six through 12 for the 2023-24 school year. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to our academic goals of developing critical-thinking skills, a strong desire to be a member of a Catholic educational community, excellent communication skills and strong collaborative and classroom management skills.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop students’ interest and aptitude for expressing themselves creatively in music • Utilize skills and techniques of artistic expression aligned with the student’s abilities • Help students develop aesthetic understanding and appreciation • Discover and develop the talent of students in the field of music • Assist with the Spring musical planning, rehearsals and performances
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES • A commitment to working with middle and high school students in a progressive, faith-based school rooted in the Catholic tradition that will inspire current students to remain engaged in the program and inspire future participation • Significant experience working with middle and high school students • A passion for choral education and the skills required to guide students in developing conceptual understanding of choral music • Experience with differentiated instruction in mixed-ability classrooms • An intrigue for continued learning within the music field, as well as learning in other fields • Facility with technology • Effective skills in creating positive relationships with students and their families • An active respect for diversity and a commitment to helping to bring about a more just world • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and organizational skills • Experience in aligning classroom instruction with state and national standards, and standards-based assessment • Keyboard skills and vocalist skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • An undergraduate degree in education or vocal performance; advanced degree preferred • Recent experience in teaching music at the middle and high school levels • Experience teaching and coordinating liturgical music • A teaching certificate is preferred • Accompaniment experience
The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Please send letter of interest and resume to Teri Anderson, email@example.com.
Eastside Catholic School is an educational community of faith, guided by Catholic tradition and teachings, where students in grades six through twelve learn to integrate their thinking and believing in ways that encourage intellectual excellence, nurture relationships, and inspire a life of leadership and service to others. Founded by parents in 1980, the school is governed by an elected board of trustees. It is the only seven-year, co-educational Catholic school on the Eastside, and offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum.
Eastside Catholic School focuses on recruiting and retaining high-quality employees by offering extensive professional development opportunities, salaries that are competitive with local districts and market rates, and a close-knit, supportive community in an extraordinary work environment. Eastside Catholic provides paid medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance for employees, a 401k match, free parking, and lunch on most school days. Staff employees are afforded accrued vacation and sick leave and most school holidays.