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Music Teacher, Noble Academy - Minnesota Association of Charter Schools, Brooklyn Park

Posted on 5/17/2017 8:25:41 AM

Listing expires 6/14/2017

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Position: Music Teacher

 

School: Noble Academy, 9477 Decatur Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

 

Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Assumes professional responsibility for providing learning experiences in music and the performing arts and supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate by using approved curricula, materials, and directives of the school.

To instruct individuals or groups in vocal or instrumental music and foster music appreciation.  Instructs students in the technical aspects of music, conduct rehearsals, and evaluate student performance.

 

REPORTS TO: Deputy Superintendent

 

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

                    Introduce students to a variety of music and give them a short brief-up about its cultural importance

                    Familiarize the students with the basic concepts of music such as notes, tempo, symphony, beats, compositions, chords, scales, rhythm, etc.

                    Coach the students to play various songs and jingles on piano, guitar, violin, bongo, and other instruments

                    Instruct the students on how to coordinate the songs with other musical instruments

                    Teach the students to read the musical notes accurately and imply them practically while playing the instrument

                    Acquaint the students with different music genres such as jazz, classical, techno, pop, folk, etc.

                    Prepare the students to participate in competitions by directing the music performance of the students

                    Identify when a student plays an instrument off-beat or off track and help him correct it

                    Foster a liking towards music and inculcate a passion for acquiring the expertise in playing an instrument

                    Identify the mistakes and weaknesses of the students and rectify the errors

                    Follow various concerts and artists and get updated about the latest trends in music

                    Liaise with various other educational institutes in preparing the curriculum of music

                    Following other duties as assigned by the Superintendent and/or Deputy Superintendent

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

                    Must have an interest in music

                    Should have good knowledge of all different types of music instruments in both way theoretically as well as practically.

                    Must have good communication skill to interact with the students

                    Must have patience and self-motivated

                    Knowledge of standard office software applications including spreadsheet, word processing and email

                    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

                    Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

                    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

                    Excellent interpersonal skills

                    Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly

 

Qualifications:

                    A bachelor's degree in music education and state certification or a field related to the area of assignment.

                    May substitute a combination of equivalent education and experience.

                    At least 2 years of previous experience related to the position.

                    Must have a complete mastery of their specific field and general knowledge of other instruments and music areas.

                    Must have good communication skills and be able to establish a rapport with their students.

                    Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of music and have excellent experience in teaching and working with students in the field of music.

                    Demonstrate personal skills and creative talents in music.

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should download and complete Noble Academy’s employment application from www.nobleacademy.us/careeropportunities.html and submit it with a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to humanresources@nobleacademy.us.   

 

 

Please note that all employees are expected to understand their role as stated herein and understand that this list is not inclusive. All staff must follow through with responsibilities knowing that sometimes they will have to perform tasks assigned by the Superintendent and/or Deputy Superintendent that are not part of their job descriptions. Responsibilities are subject to change with or without notice.

 

Noble Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  Employment consideration is made without regard to race,

color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected statuses.

 

 

This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Noble Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.