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Music Teacher-General Music/Choral

Education Through Music-Los Angeles Los Angeles County, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, 401k, Dental

The Music Teacher positions include both part- and full-time opportunities during the regular school year.

Job responsibilities include:

Acting as in-school music faculty.
Providing standards-based, comprehensive/sequential music instruction to the students.
Collaborating with academic teachers to integrate arts with the Common Core State Standards and throughout the school’s curriculum and culture.
Facilitate after-school music programs (where applicable).
Successful candidates will receive paid training in pedagogy, lesson planning and classroom management.
Music teachers will also work with ETM-LA’s administrative staff to assess the program and are required to attend mandatory paid training sessions in mid-August and throughout the year.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (for internship, rising seniors at the undergraduate level acceptable).
Prior music classroom teaching in general music and/or choir with evidence of success.
Experience teaching groups of 15 or more elementary- and middle-school aged students.
Musical skill/ability in voice, musical theater, and/or instrumental (Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Orchestral Strings).
Excellent music reading skills.
Excellent stage presence, oral and written communication skills.
Enjoys working with children and being part of a collaborative team with other music teachers and school faculty.
Ability to think creatively and strategically.
People person with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Commitment to the mission of the organization.
Must have a car.
Bi-lingual a plus (especially Spanish and Chinese)
Experience and/or training in Orff, Kodaly and/or Dalcroze strongly encouraged.
CA single subject teaching credential in music or out of state equivalent preferred (but not required).
Masters Degree in music education a plus.

Interested candidates should submit a one-page cover letter (400 words maximum) and a one-page current resume, along with the following:

1. Two (2) sample lesson plans: One general music lesson (Grades K, 1 or 2); One general music lesson (Grades 3, 4 or 5)
2. Names and Contact Info of three professional references
3. Employment Application

Submit Application to Director of Programs Deidre Racoma: applymusic[at]etmla.org
or
Fax: 818-433-7601 Please include in the Subject Line: ETM-LA Music Teacher Position

Education Through Music-Los Angeles

Why Work Here?

Education Through Music-Los Angeles partners with inner-city schools with the mission to provide and promote music in disadvantaged schools.

Education Through Music-Los Angeles restores comprehensive, in-school music education for thousands of Los Angeles County children who would otherwise have limited or no exposure to music and the arts. Founded in 2006, Education Through Music-Los Angeles forms long-term partnerships with school districts to sustain school-wide music education programs in elementary and middle schools. Education Through Music-Los Angeles ETM-LA is based on the ETM model which has successfully served New York City schools since 1991. Typically, over 90% of the students are minorities, over 80% qualify for the Federal Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program, and approximately 10% have special needs. In just ​13​ years, ETM-LA has expanded from serving two schools and 800 children its first year to over 35 schools and ​approximately 15,000 schoolchildren. We believe that every child, regardless of socio-economic status, should receive quality music education as part of a well-rounded education in order to reach their fullest potential.

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Los Angeles County, CA
USA

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