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KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 5 MUSIC TEACHER


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/21/2019
School Name Villa Academy
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 04/15/2019

JOB OVERVIEW

Villa Academy is seeking applicants who are passionate and skilled in teaching Music to young learners. Students in Grades K-5 have music class twice a week for 30 minutes per class. In addition to classroom music instruction, the position includes the planning, coordination and direction of the Christmas music programs for these grade levels and availability to direct the school’s Liturgical Choir one morning a week and a monthly all-school liturgy.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Music Education
  • Valid Washington State Teacher Certification preferred
  • Successful prior experience teaching music to elementary students
  • Practicing Catholic preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to the mission of Villa Academy
  • Proficient in piano and other instruments
  • Have knowledge of Catholic liturgical music, as well as secular music
  • Nurture and develop these young students’ natural interest in and joyful appreciation of music
  • Exhibit enthusiasm for music and teaching
  • Knowledge and application of current instructional practices and strategies in music
  • Knowledge and application of effective student management practices
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to collaborate and team with colleagues as part of a professional learning community
  • Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).

  • A cover letter.
  • A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.
  • Teaching Certificate (if applicable)


Villa Academy is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status or disability.


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