$52,371 – $82,770 a year
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Music Education or a related field is preferred. Must hold, or is eligible to hold, a Virginia Teaching License with specific endorsement(s) in the area to which assigned. Prior experience teaching music to elementary students is preferred. Proficiency in playing and teaching a variety of musical instruments preferred. Strong classroom management and communication skills. Passion for fostering a love of music and creativity in young learners. Commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment. Familiarity with educational technology tools for music instruction.
The Elementary Music Teacher is a creative and passionate educator responsible for cultivating an appreciation for music among elementary school students. This role involves designing engaging lessons, introducing fundamental musical concepts, and fostering a positive and inclusive environment that encourages students to explore and express themselves through music.
GENERAL DUTIES (May not include all duties performed)
Develop and implement a comprehensive music curriculum that aligns with national and state standards, catering to the developmental needs of elementary students.
Provide instruction in basic vocal techniques and introduce students to a variety of musical instruments, fostering a well-rounded understanding of music.
Encourage students to express themselves through music by incorporating creative activities such as singing, dancing, and playing instruments.
Organize and rehearse musical performances, including concerts, recitals, and school productions, to showcase students’ musical talents.
Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere that celebrates diversity and encourages students of all abilities and backgrounds to participate in musical activities.
Incorporate technology and multimedia tools to enhance music education, exposing students to a variety of musical genres and styles.
Work collaboratively with other educators, including classroom teachers and administrators, to integrate music into interdisciplinary projects and reinforce learning across subjects.
Maintain open communication with parents through regular updates, newsletters, and opportunities for family involvement in musical events.
Foster an appreciation for different musical genres, cultures, and historical periods, helping students develop a well-rounded understanding of the art of music.
Performs other related work as assigned.
Employee reports directly to the School Principal
Duties performed are typically in the school setting. Performs professional work providing support and consultative services for assigned department/program. Work requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, and light lifting. Some assignments are subject to deadlines inherent in tailoring and delivering programs to meet the needs of diverse groups. Some assignments may involve exposure to risks associated with interactions with parents and students in heightened emotional states. Employees may be required to perform emergency and non-emergency health-related services for students as needed.
Patrick Copeland Elementary Schools
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