Elementary Music Teacher

This Position is responsible for developing and delivering academic instruction and maintaining a learning climate that aligns with district vision and philosophy.

Planning

  • Designs clear, well-organized, sequential lessons that reflect best practice, aligned with state and local standards and are appropriate for diverse learners.
  • Uses formal and informal methods to measure student progress, then manages and analyzes student data to inform instruction.
  • Through knowledge of students and proven practices, the teacher ensures high levels of learning, social-emotional development and achievement for all students.
  • Plans engaging, flexible lessons that encourage higher-order thinking, persistence and achievement.

Instruction

  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Use content and pedagogical expertise to design and execute lessons aligned with state standards, related content and student needs.
  • Clearly and accurately communicates to support persistence, deeper learning and effective effort.
  • Differentiates instruction, aligning methods and techniques to diverse student needs.
  • Formally and informally collects, analyzes and uses student progress data and makes needed lesson adjustments.
  • Ensure that tiered interventions are implemented for students based on need, according to RtI recommendations.
  • Ensure student academic progress toward grade level mastery.
  • Use technology effectively to strengthen student learning.

Learning Environment

  • Organizes a safe, accessible and efficient classroom.
  • Establishes, communicates and maintains clear expectations for student behavior.
  • Leads a mutually respectful and collaborative class of actively engaged learners.
  • Implement use of the Nurtured Heart Approach.

Professional Practices and Responsibilities

  • Meets charter expectations for attendance; professional appearance; decorum; and procedural, ethical, legal and statutory responsibilities.
  • Reflects on his/her practice as evidenced in goal setting. /Sets goals that reflects on his/her practise.
  • Enhances the professional community by maintaining and enhancing pedagogical skills through in-service and off-site trainings as determined by charter guidelines and through the appraisal process.
  • Demonstrates leadership with students, colleagues, and community members in the school, charter and community through effective communication and outreach.
  • Support parental involvement strategies including parent conferences and frequent home communication.
  • Chaperone local, extended day and out-of-town field trips for assigned grade level.
  • Participate periodically in before-school arrival duties and after-school dismissal as assigned.

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Teaching certificate covering grade/content taught or demonstrated eligibility for Texas Certification and participation in an alternative certification program
  • ESL certification required
  • 3 or more years relevant teaching experience preferred, but not required

Skills/Qualifications

  • Effective pedagogy related to assigned subject(s).
  • Knowledge of current research into effective educational practices.
  • Knowledge of various types of assessments and how to align assessment to the relevant TEKS/ELPS.
  • Knowledge of various differentiation strategies and effective implementation of differentiated instruction.
  • Ability to teach effectively in various settings including small and whole groups.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,400.00 - $70,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
In addition to universal masking and social distancing, we have air purifiers in every classroom.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $58,400.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Encouraging all staff and students to wear masks. Air purifiers in every classroom.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Texas Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Posted
11/14/2021
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 50,000.00
per Year
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Location
Dallas, TX 75215, US
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