Choir Director-Full Time
The Northwest School
The Northwest School seeks a full time Choir Teacher beginning in the 2018-2019 school year.
Essential Functions Include:
Teach four sections of choir to middle and upper school students. Currently, this position teaches middle school choir, a cappella, and musical chorus courses.
Serve as an advisor to a group of students by guiding their social and academic progress.
Coordinate curricula with other music teachers and grade level teachers.
Plan and participate in a 2 week intensive course known as a Summit each year.
Participate fully in the life of the school which includes collaborating effectively and collegially with a teaching team, grade-level, and department; engage regularly in formal, ongoing professional development beyond school based in-service; support colleagues and the school by substituting for absent teachers; participate in meetings, committees, and community gatherings; and know, understand, and uphold the mission, philosophy and values of the school. All teachers contribute to the school mission and community with activities such as supporting student SEL, interest groups (clubs), social events, and grade level trips.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission, values, and philosophy, especially related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and environmental sustainability.
A bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
Demonstrated success with culturally responsive pedagogy.
Experience teaching a diverse student body through a social justice lens.
Specific experience and/or training in working with diverse populations.
A master's degree and 5 years of teaching experience is preferred.
Application Procedure/Contact Information
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of teaching philosophy online: http://northwestschool.org/about-the-school/employment
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, or marital status.
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