Wesley International Academy the K-8 public charter school in Custer/McDonough/Guice, has a position open for a music teacher.
As a prerequisite for all positions at Wesley, all employees must:
- Have an alignment with and unqualified belief in the school’s mission
- Believe that all children can achieve academic excellence
- Have a Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year, accredited college or university
- Pass a criminal background check
- Be nice
Specfically for the music teacher position, all candidates should understand:
- Plan and implement instruction to ensure that all students meet and exceed the State Core Curriculum Content Standards in the five broad categories of the visual and performing arts:
- Developing aesthetic awareness;
- Creating and performing music, choral and instrumentation
- Demonstrating critical, analytical, judgmental, and evaluative skills;
- Understanding the historical, social, and cultural context of artistic accomplishments; and
- Using skills to design space, sound and events.
- Emphasis shall be on understanding the processes and cultural context of the arts as well as on the traditional emphasis on choral presentation and instrumentation.
- Provide a variety of learning experiences so that students demonstrate skills and concepts learned through individual and group performances, portfolios, and a variety of communication mediums, including electronic media presentations.
- Plan and implement instruction to ensure that all students meet and exceed the five broad areas of the Cross-Content Workplace Readiness Standard:
- Develop career planning and workplace readiness skills;
- Use technology, information, and other tools;
- Use critical thinking, decision-making, and problem solving skills;
- Demonstrate self management skills; and
- Apply safety standards.
- Incorporate each of the Core Curriculum Content Standards into the music and performing arts instruction, when appropriate, to reinforce the school’s responsibility to ensure that all students meet and exceed all of the Standards. Coordinate instruction with other teachers of the school. Communicate regularly and assist classroom teachers with integrating music and the performing arts into the instructional program.
- Review periodically the performing arts curriculum when appropriate so that the curriculum serves as a framework for planning sequential instruction to address the Core Curriculum Content Standards and the developmental needs of the students.
- Provide and supervise opportunities for students to demonstrate individually and in ensembles or large groups the skills and talents developed in the music program, bringing pride of accomplishment to students and to the school. These opportunities may be in music, drama, and dance, and may occasionally be outside of the normal work day for teachers, including evenings and weekends.
- Prepare orders for music, supplies, and equipment within the approved budget, following established purchasing procedures.
- Maintain an inventory and in proper working order all musical instruments and musical scores.
Submit résumé and letter of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org.