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Instrumental Music Teacher

at School District 54

Posted: 2/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1427
Keywords: teaching

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Openings as of 3/20/2019
Elementary School Teaching

  • Instrumental Music Teacher JobID: 1427
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching/Music - Instrumental

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    10-month, full-time position. Develop in each pupil an appreciation of music through teaching pupils the techniques of instrumental music. Discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music. Develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music. Primary Responsibilities: Teach skills in instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble). Utilize course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate leaning activities. Instruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. Plan a balanced music program, and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time. Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Utilize repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils. Control the storage and use of school-owned property; make minor adjustments and request repairs to instruments as required. Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and musical performances. Evaluate each pupil's musical growth and performance. Plan, rehearse, and direct pupils in musical programs for school and community. Evaluate and requisition books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records. Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress. Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems. Supervise pupils in out-of-classroom activities as assigned. Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs. Participate in faculty committees and sponsorship of pupil activities. Maintain professional competence through in-service education provided by the district, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities related to music. Participate cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines.

    Requirements: Bachelor in Music Education. Minimum 18 semester hours in Music Education. Illinois State Teaching Certification. Teaching and playing knowledge of all wind, string and percussion instruments.

    Salary: 2019-20 Teacher Salary Schedule