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Music Teacher and Student Advisor
|School Name||Explorer West Middle School|
|City, State||Seattle, WA|
Job Announcement: Music Teacher and Student Advisor
Explorer West redefines the middle school experience – offering rigorous academics and a diverse range of enrichment programs in a small, vibrant learning environment. Explorer West was founded in 1996 and today enrolls 105-110 students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Located in West Seattle, the school’s award-winning sustainability and outdoor education programs inspire adolescents to learn how they can positively impact their environment and community. Explorer West graduates become adventurous and confident leaders who flourish, both academically and socially, wherever they go.
We seek an experienced and passionate educator to join our faculty as a Music Teacher and Student Advisor. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, creative team of educators who are committed to helping middle school students recognize and develop their own capacity. Our new Music teacher will be the sole instructor for all six sections of instrumental and choral music. Classes meet three or four times per week. Music is a required subject for all students each semester. The primary goals of our Music program are to give each student the opportunity to learn and achieve competence on at least one instrument, to enjoy and appreciate music, and to develop the confidence to perform regularly as an ensemble. Our Music Teacher will be responsible for teaching all students, across experience and skill levels, a variety of instruments (woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, drums) in an ensemble setting.
Principal Responsibilities Include:
Desired Characteristics, Skills, and Experience of the Ideal Candidate:
Salaried based on experience, plus full medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.
Send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Explorer West Middle School embraces the energy and enthusiasm of our diverse young people on the journey to adulthood. As a small and inclusive environment, we view adolescence as a unique window of opportunity to build a community with strong academic skills, creative expression, and character development required for a sustainable future.
Learn more about Explorer West Middle School: www.explorer-west.org
Explorer West Middle School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.