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.7 General Music Teacher, Somerville Public Schools
This position includes teaching at the East Somerville Community School and the Argenziano School. Check out https://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/job.cfm?jid=3109731& to apply.

Full-Time Music Teacher, Kendall Elementary School, Norwalk (CT) Public Schools
Position Description
Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participate in professional learning. Kendall Elementary School is a welcoming learning environment where all students are prepared for college and career. All candidates must have a growth mindset and embrace working in diverse environments. Candidates must be excited about project-based learning and collaborating with classroom teachers to create integrated units of study.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Norwalk Board of Education

  • Manages the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment

  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, uses appropriate techniques, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom

  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required

  • Conducts parent/teacher conferences

  • Assesses student learning on continual basis and identify areas of intervention if needed

  • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences

  • Designs instruction to meet the needs of all students through both individual and small group settings as needed

  • Plan individual and group instruction to foster academic, social and emotional growth

  • Designs clear and specific learning assessments

  • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner

  • Maintains a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior

  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents

  • Assists in the selection of textbooks, equipment and other education materials

  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships

  • Participates in professional learning by attending seminars and workshops to improve instructional practice and positively affect student achievement

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

  • Experience working with young children

  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Effective, active listening skills

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • Organizational and problem solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS

  • CSD Active elementary certification 049 Music, PK–12

  • All candidates must be trained in the Kodaly Method

  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university

  • 3+ Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Norwalk Board of Education may find appropriate

 Days:    Monday – Friday
Salary:  In accordance with the NFT contract

Apply at 
www.norwalkpublicschools.org
Click “Employment”