Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Charter School
Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field. Experience in music education, teaching, or a related field preferred. Valid Texas Teacher Certification to teach Kindergarten through Fifth grade. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Creates and maintains an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Implements and administers into daily student instruction appropriate educational curriculum, which is aligned with the Texas State Standards. Ensures the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment. Creates and maintains a positive and orderly learning condition in the music environment. Develops and implements the Components of an Effective Lesson for instruction. Analyzes student progress and provides appropriate instruction. Provides a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times. Ensures assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times. Develops a classroom/school climate that promotes positive learning conditions. Works professionally and cooperatively with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, and the community. Integrates technology into the instructional program. Ensures developmentally appropriate skills and activities are implemented. Demonstrates knowledge, skill, and ability to provide instruction in an elementary music setting with appropriate musical skills for singing, playing, conducting, and musical literature. Guides the learning process towards achievement of curriculum goals. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and strategies aligned with the instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students. Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and school policy. Maintains and improves professional competence. Performs other related duties as assigned.