Early Childhood/Elementary Music Teacher - Saugerties

Job Overview

Location
New York City, New York
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Compensation
$20 - $25 Per Hour
Date Posted
10 months ago

Additional Details

Experience
Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

Woodstock Day School is a progressive, independent day school located on a breathtaking 50-acre campus in the Catskill Mountains. Our mission is to provide a socially and environmentally mindful education from Nursery School - 12th Grade, valuing each student as an individual and as a member of the community. We have an opening for a part-time (15 hours per week) early childhood/elementary music teacher for the19-20 school year.

Position Description:

The EC/Elementary Music teacher is responsible for teaching music in grades Nursery School through 4th grade and to assist the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction. The focus of the program is enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing instruments, and listening, and performs other duties directly related to this job description.

Requirements:

  • Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation. 
  • Plans/execute a balanced music program
  • Provides individual and small group instruction when necessary
  • Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary
  • Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments, and equipment
  • Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required
  • Assesses each individual’s growth and contribution to the performance of the group
  • Cooperates with staff and faculty in providing musical programs for school events
  • Communicates with parents and school staff regarding individual student’s progress
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education (music preferred)
  • State certification preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience working with young children

Additional Salary Information: $20-$25 an hour

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