Job Purpose: The music teacher will teach music lessons aligning with the archdiocesan standards to preschool- 8th grade students. He/she will work alongside the specials team creating a nurturing environment in which students feel loved and cared for. The teacher will provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities throughout the day by creating meaningful, hands-on, and engaging lessons. He/she will partner with families through consistent and effective communication. The music teacher is expected to abide by the policies and procedures of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, the Archdiocese of Denver, and the Office of Catholic Schools.
Music Teacher Job Description
Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
Creates lesson plans, aligned with current diocesan standards, which drives instruction through assessment and differentiation.
Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students' independent learning, collaboration and choice.
Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction
Provide consistent, immediate feedback to student learning and asks analytical questions that elicit students' responses that incorporate prior knowledge, life experience and interests that are directly related to the content objective.
Monitor and maintain a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students' learning experiences.
Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees.
Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth
Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.
Engages parents and guardians in the education of their children.
Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio- economic status, disability, religion, or political beliefs.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the administration.