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Music Teacher K-6

Benjamin Franklin Charter School Gilbert, AZ
  • Posted: 7 days ago
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Anticipated Vacancies to be filled at the Elementary School level for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Job Details 

Title Elementary Music Teacher– 2020/21 SY

Classification Exempt 

Employment Term Twelve month contract/Ten month school year

Reports to Principal 

 

Position Objective:  While under the direct supervision of the Principal, the Teacher will plan, organize, and implement the school’s instructional program in a learning environment that motivates and guides students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. The general music teacher will provide a balanced, sequential, and comprehensive music experience for all students in grades K-6. 

 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support BFCS Vision, Mission, and Goals.

  • Promote and adhere to BFCS policies and procedures.

  • Provide a safe, structured environment focused on academic and music excellence. 

  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and conducive to effective instruction; maintain standards of student behavior.

  • Provide direct instruction with appropriate musical skills for teaching singing, conducting, and playing musical instruments while implementing the Kodaly method and Conversational Solfege level 1-3 texts.

  • Prepare and follow lesson plans correlated with the prescribed curriculum and pacing guides.

  • Communicate learning objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language.

  • Plan activities to include singing alone and with others, playing instruments, reading, composing, improvising, valuing cultures and history, moving to music, integrating, and listening to, and analyzing music.

  • Teach beginning and advanced students in before and after school band or orchestra programs.

  • Plan, organize, and lead school wide concerts and musical programs.

  • Monitor and assess student progress; provide ongoing feedback to students and parents.

  • Use classroom data to inform and improve instruction.

  • Participate in team reviews concerning students’ academic progress.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis to discuss students’ progress and interpret the instructional program. 

  • Maintain accurate, complete, and legible records as required by law and school policy.

  • Reflect on teaching practices and strive to improve professional competence.

  • Assume responsibility for meeting classroom and school-wide student performance goals.

  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.

  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.

  • Participate in school-wide events, scheduled meetings, and parent conferences.

  • Meet any additional specific job requirements as indicated by the school site or District.

 

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Benjamin Franklin Charter School

Why Work Here?

Top notch Charter School with excellent students and staff.

Benjamin Franklin Charter School was one of Arizona's first charter schools and has been "Educating Arizona...One Student at a Time" (TM) for more than 20 years. Our mission is to offer a well-rounded education with proven superior academics, exceptional programs, time-honored values and a high level of parental participation.

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