Music and Theatrical Arts Teacher (full time)

Job posted: 3-9-23

The Music and Theatrical Arts Teacher will be responsible for teaching music education to students in JrK - 8th grades. The music teacher is responsible for growth in their music and theatrical arts development and appreciation of the music through singing, movement, playing instruments, some drama, and theatrical components, as well as performing in two musicals per year. The music and theatrical arts teacher would oversee Kindergarten graduations and other holiday events such as veteran’s day. This position includes oversight of any band or orchestra programs.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Reflect on the purpose of the school, which is to honor Christ in every class and in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • The teacher should be skilled in various music methods including piano, vocals, harmony, and ensemble.
  • Plan, rehearse, and direct musical programs for school and community.
  • Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state standards, which drive instruction through formative assessment and differentiation.
  • Maintains standards of student behavior to provide a safe and orderly environment for classroom instruction.
  • Cooperate with the Principal and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
  • Teach classes as assigned following the prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the Principal.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance and grade records to meet the demands for a comprehensive knowledge of each student’s progress.
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress or deficiencies and give sufficient notice of failure.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, retreats, committee, faculty, and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Principal/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.
  • Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration, and choice.
  • Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
  • Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports the school-wide behavior expectations in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect, and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
  • Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance students’ learning experiences.
  • Adheres to the Christian School Mission and Statement of Faith

Key Competencies
  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith,
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Self-motivation
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Music Education or higher from an accredited institution
3 - 5 Years of music teaching experience preferred

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; use hands to finger, handle, feel and talk or hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.