General Music Teacher - Phoenix School District

Status: Full-time position

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Deadline Date:

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Job Summary: The Music Teacher is responsible for providing each student enrolled in the schools served with varied opportunities to learn about and enjoy general music experiences as creators, performers, observers, and listeners. The Music Teacher is also responsible for providing each student enrolled in an instrumental music program the opportunity to learn about and enjoy a band or orchestra and to receive individual or small-group instruction on the instrument of the student's choice.

Qualifications: Degree in Music from an accredited college or university.
Hold appropriate Arizona Teaching Certificate.
Some successful prior music teaching experience in a public school setting desired.
Ability to speak Spanish desired. BIL or ESL Endorsement highly desired.
Prior successful experience directing chorus and band activities desired.

Duties: Effectively utilizes district technologies appropriate to the position and assumes responsibility for attending district training needed to successfully perform designated responsibilities as directed by supervisor.
Meets and instructs assigned classes in locations and at times designated.
Teaches both instrumental and general music to students as assigned by the principal.
Creates and maintains a classroom environment where learning takes place.
Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitation of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Evaluates student progress on a regular basis.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District Policy and administrative regulation.
Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board Policy.
Attends and participates in weekly home school faculty meetings and monthly music departmental meetings.
Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with students, parents and other staff members.
Serves as music resource person in schools served.

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