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Duties

Description:
To provide music education to students at the elementary level (K-8).

Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences in music and the performing arts and supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each student the skills, attitudes, using approved curricula, materials, and initiatives of the school. Achieving academic excellence requires that the Music Teacher work collaboratively with other members of the school staff, district staff, and parents.

Job Summary:
Emphasis shall be on understanding the processes and cultural context of the arts as well as on the traditional emphasis on performing music, dance, and theatre.


Provide a variety of learning experiences so that students demonstrate skills and concepts learned through individual and group performances.

Incorporate each of the Core Curriculum Content Standards into the music and performing arts instruction, when appropriate, to reinforce the school's responsibility to ensure that all students meet and exceed all of the Standards. Coordinate instruction with other teachers of the school.

Communicate regularly and assist classroom teachers with integrating music and the performing arts into the instructional program.

Provide and supervise opportunities for students to demonstrate individually and in ensembles or large groups the skills and talents developed in the music program, bringing pride of accomplishment to students and to the school. These opportunities may be in music, drama, and dance, and may occasionally be outside of the normal work day for teachers, including evenings and weekends.

Serve as co-director for school and class programs including the Spring Musical.

Prepare orders for music, supplies, and equipment within the approved budget, following established purchasing procedures.

Maintain an inventory and in proper working order all musical instruments and musical scores.

Use effective presentation skills when employing direct instruction, including appropriate vocabulary and examples, clear and legible visuals, and articulate and audible speech.

Use excellent written and oral English skills when communicating with students, parents, and colleagues.

Provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive classroom climate that encourages student responsibility, using positive motivation, clear classroom routines, challenging instructional strategies, and effective classroom management techniques.

Salary:
Per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Certifications:
Illinois Professional Educator License


Salary/Benefits

Salary:
Per Collective Bargaining Agreement

How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/morris54/onlineapp/

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/morris54/onlineapp/

Job Posting Date

2/27/2023

Start Date

8/14/2023