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Further Details Of This Position

*County in which job is located:  Los Angeles County
*Job Title: Music Teacher-Strings (Elementary)
*Job Type:  Certificated
*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.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in music or music education.
  • Hold a CA single subject teaching credential in music or out of state equivalent(preferred not required)
  • Prior music teaching with groups string pedagogy showing evidence of success.
  • Experience teaching groups of 10 or more elementary aged students.
  • Master degree in music education a plus.
  • Musical skill/ability in orchestral strings able 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 is a plus (especially Spanish and Chinese)
  • Preferred experience and/or training in Suzuki, Kodaly, Orff, Dalcroze and/or specific string methodology (Mark O’Connor, other specific method books, etc.)

 

Interested individuals should submit a 1 page cover letter, a 1 page current resume, and names/titles/contact info of three professional references, 2 sample lesson plans (one elementary beginning instrument group class lesson focusing on one instrument of choice, one elementary beginning string orchestra rehearsal plan) and a philosophy of music education statement to Program Director-Ryan Rowles: applymusic@etmla.org
Required Documents (resume, references (how many?), transcripts, etc): Cover Letter (1 page), Current Resume (1 page) and Names/Title/Contact info of three professional references, 2 sample lesson plans (one elementary beginning instrument group class lesson focusing on one instrument of choice, one elementary beginning string orchestra rehearsal plan), philosophy of music education statement.

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

Website Links:  etmla.org

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