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Instructional responsibilities include the teaching of Orchestra (based on the Illinois Learning Standards). Additional responsibilities/expectations include: • Supporting the D71 Vision for Music Education • Participation in department and grade level collaborative teams • Collaboration with other classroom teachers, Student Services Team and support staff • Responsibilities also include the supervision and management of the classes, while effectively teaching the curriculum to meet the individual needs of students, evaluating individual progress, and communicating progress with students and parents.



Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with a proper elementary music endorsement.  

Special Knowledge/Skills/Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to play and teach the instruments in orchestra
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in moderating extracurricular activities strongly preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, learn and interpret rules and regulations
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to establish rapport with students, parents and staff
  • Knowledge of best teaching practices and pedagogy
  • Ability to interpret and implement IEPs



Excellent salary and full-time benefits including health insurance commensurate with education and experience.

Additional Notes

This position has the opportunity for flexible hours from 0.6FTE-1.0FTE depending on fit of applicant and district.

How to Apply

Complete on-line application at www.niles71.org. Thank you for your interest in our well organized, friendly, community school. D71 is a great place to work!

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