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Music Teacher Elementary / Junior High 2019-2020 School Year - Legacy

Legacy Traditional Schools/Vertex Education Peoria, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

General Position Information
Position Title: Music Teacher
Classification: Exempt
Position Department/Campus: Any LTS Campus
Reports To: Campus Principal

Our Mission and Purpose: Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing motivated students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in cooperation with supportive, involved parents.

Essential Duties & Accountabilities

  • Teaches Music composition to students throughout designated classroom sessions throughout the school day.
  • Follows lesson plans and instructional materials and provides direct instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Provides a safe structured environment, focusing on Patriotism and Character Building, using a Positive Discipline Program.
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school curriculum.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities.
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with guidelines.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Competencies

  • Positively interact with all students.
  • Create a safe learning environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Capable of designing lesson plans to meet student needs and school & state requirements.
  • Able to employ varied teaching strategies and best practices that effectively teaches the curriculum.
  • Ability to identify individual student needs.
  • Good communication skills with, students, coworkers, administration and parents.
  • Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the teaching profession by utilizing resources for professional development therefore, improving the education that is provided.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education
  • Arizona Employees:
    1. Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
    2. Arizona Teaching Certificate (with appropriate certification for grade or subject)
  • Nevada Employees:
    1. NV Fingerprint Background Check
    2. NV Teaching License (with appropriate certification for grade or subject)
  • Appropriately Certified in grade or subject according to ESSA requirements and Department of Education
  • The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Duties are performed typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division. May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to approximately 25 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be required.
  • Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time in front of the classroom; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Legacy Traditional Schools/Vertex Education

Why Work Here?

Bring Your Passion | Leave a Legacy

Legacy Traditional Schools believes there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education. Our non-profit network of tuition-free, A-rated public schools was founded on this principle, and it underlies our mission to build lifelong learners and good citizens. Every Legacy Traditional School features a rigorous, well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes all areas of academic study, including the arts, physical education and extensive athletics and extracurricular activities. In 2018-2019, we will educate over 18,700 students across 18 campuses in Arizona (Greater Phoenix, northwest Tucson, Maricopa and Casa Grande) and Nevada (North Las Vegas, SW Las Vegas and Henderson). Learn more at www.legacytraditional.org. Apply at our website: https://legacytraditional.org/careers/

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