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1.0 FTE General Music Teacher
Tumwater School District - Michael T. Simmons
621 Linwood Avenue • Tumwater, Washington 98512
The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate, with proper endorsement(s) in assigned area(s). Criminal justice fingerprint clearance.
? Strong skills, background and extensive training in your area of endorsement
? Demonstrated proficiency in writing and oral communication skills
? Demonstrated ability to connect with students, staff and community members in a mutually respectful, supportive and accessible manner
? Knowledge of and/or experience related to the state mandated testing and assessment
? Develop, modify, adjust curriculum to meet the individual needs of students
? Willingness to benefit from building supervision, evaluation programs and professional development
? Use district adopted curriculum and assessments
? Understanding of the specific behaviors of different age groups and levels of musical talent
? Ability to develop a program which will benefit a varied student population
? Creativity in planning and implementing musical activities and programs for students
? Strong student management capabilities
? Ability to prepare students for a successful school experience
? Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural, developmental, religious and ethnic diversity of student and community
? Must be punctual and dependable, able to work well with others
? Follow School Board policies and procedures
? Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
? Plan, implement, and evaluate effective classroom instruction consistent with building and district curriculum/programs
? Participate in team planning, programming, and instructional activities focused on improving instructional practices and student learning
? Diagnose and prescribe learning and training programs for individual students based on aptitude, interest, and level to achieve
? Develop instructional goals and objectives to meet teaching assignment
? Utilize district and state standards in developing curriculum
? Recognize individual students’ needs and provide appropriate strategies and interventions
? Provide a variety of musical experiences to students
? Motivate students to enjoy music and related activities
? Provide a variety of musical programs
? Foster and maintain a safe, positive learning environment
? Cooperate with building principal and staff in implementation of comprehensive instructional and activities programs
? Prepare teaching materials and reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and providing documentation of teacher and student progress
? Communicate effectively with parents and the school community
? Serve as a cooperative member of the instructional team
? Use and integrate educationally relevant technology
? Participate in building and district in-service education/training programs
? Attend building/district meetings and conferences as required
? Know and observe safety procedures; maintain safe working conditions; comply with safety rules and regulations
? Protect the interest of the district regarding pilferage, loss, theft or abuse of all district vehicles, equipment and materials
Application Procedure/Contact Information
This position is open until filled. For best consideration, current in-district individuals who wish to apply for this opening must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than 4:00 pm on:
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018.

Please email your materials directly to Katie Swokowski in the district’s HR Office at or you may hand-deliver them to the District Office at 621 Linwood Avenue, Tumwater.
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