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Choir Teacher Opening - Pelican Rapids High School

Posted on 2020-08-07 4:44:45 PM

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Pelican Rapids High School Choir Teacher Opening Job Title: Choir Teacher &#8211; (0.5 FTE) License Required: Valid Minnesota License Choir Classes: 7th Choir, 8th /9th Choir, Viking Choir, A Cappella Choir Deadline: Open Until Filled Position Purpose * Under the general supervision of the School Principal, develops students' understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre, periods and styles. * To identify, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal musical expression. Essential Functions * Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives. * Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. * Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction. * Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. * Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate. * Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances outside the classroom * Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. * Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. * Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. * Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere during practice, rehearsal and performances. * Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees. * Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order. Additional Duties Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. * Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught. * Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. * Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed. * Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. * Ability to organize and coordinate work. * Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. * Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work Please send cover letter, resume, three current letters of recommendation, copy of current MN teaching license, and a copy of transcripts to: Doug Bruggeman, High School Dean of Students Pelican Rapids High School PO Box 642 Pelican Rapids MN 56572 Telephone (218) 863-5910 dbruggem@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us<mailto:dbruggem@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us> Deadline: Open Until Filled

                                           Pelican Rapids High School

Choir Teacher Opening

 

Job Title:  Choir Teacher – (0.5 FTE)

 

License Required:  Valid Minnesota License

 

Choir Classes: 7th Choir, 8th /9th  Choir, Viking Choir, A Cappella Choir

 

Deadline: Open Until Filled

 

Position Purpose

  • Under the general supervision of the School Principal, develops students' understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre, periods and styles.
  • To identify, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal musical expression.

 

Essential Functions

  • Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
  • Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances outside the classroom
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere during practice, rehearsal and performances.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order.

 

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

 

Please send cover letter, resume, three current letters of recommendation, copy of current MN teaching license, and a copy of transcripts to: 

 

Doug Bruggeman, High School Dean of Students

Pelican Rapids High School

PO Box 642

Pelican Rapids MN 56572

Telephone (218) 863-5910

dbruggem@pelicanrapids.k12.mn.us

 

Deadline: Open Until Filled