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Music Teacher-Band

County in which job is located: Los Angeles County

Job Title: Music Teacher-Band (Elementary)

Job Type: Certified 

Number of Vacancies (can only be digits): 4

Salary Info: Commensurate with Experience

Work Year (e.g. 12 months, 10  months, 190 days): 10 months

Full/Part Time: Open

Application Deadline (If less than the 60 days allowed):  Until positions are filled


Most Positions meet one to five days per week from August 15, 2016- June 09, 2017. Job responsibilities include:

  • Acting as in-school music faculty
  • Providing standards-based, comprehensive/sequential music instruction to the students
  • collaborating with academic teachers to integrate arts with the Common Core State Standards and throughout the school’s curriculum and culture
  • Facilitate after-school music programs (where applicable)


Successful candidates will receive paid training in pedagogy, lesson planning and classroom management. Music teachers will also work with ETM-LA’s administrative staff to assess the program and are required to attend mandatory paid training sessions in August and throughout the year.



  • Bachelor’s degree in music or music education
  • Hold a CA single subject teaching credential in music or out of state equivalent (preferred)
  • Prior music teaching groups of 10 or more elementary aged students
  • Master degree in music education a plus
  • Musical skill/ability in woodwinds/brass/percussion, ability to sing, excellent sight-reading skills
  • Excellent stage presence, oral and written communication skills
  • Enjoys working with children and being part of a collaborative team with other music teachers and school faculty
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • People person with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to the mission of Education Through Music-Los Angeles
  • Must have a car
  • Bi-lingual a plus (especially Spanish and Chinese)
  • Experience and/or training in Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and/or other methodology a plus


Required Documents(resume, references (how many?), transcripts, etc.) : Cover Letter (1 page), Current Resume (1 page) and Name/Title/Contact information of three professional references, 2 sample lessons plans (one elementary beginning instrument group class lesson focusing on one instrument of choice, one elementary beginning instrumental/band rehearsal plan), philosophy of music education statement. 

Credential Requirements: CA Preliminary or Clear Teaching Credential or out of state equivalent (preferred not required)

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Posting Notes (e.g. how to apply) : Email all documents to Program Director- Ryan Rowlesapplymusic[at]