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Under the supervision of the Principal, the k-12 Music Teacher provides support to the instructional process by helping students learn subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. The teacher will lead students toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To communicate, collaborate and cooperate with colleagues, supervisors, parents, and students in a professional manner
To teach Cutter Morning Star School District’s approved curriculum
To be prepared to instruct all assigned classes at the designated time and place
To plan a program of study and prepare lesson plans and instructional materials that meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
To create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and abilities of the students
To encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
To guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects
To take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment and facilities
To employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided the needs and capabilities of the individual or student groups involved
To assess the academic and social growth of students on a regular basis, keep appropriate and accurate records, and prepare progress reports as required
To maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
To identify student needs, make appropriate referrals and develop strategies for individual education plans
To communicate regularly with parents by means of web-based reporting sites, newsletters, notes, phone calls and conferences
To plan and coordinate the work of paraprofessionals, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips
To create an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers and exhibits of student work
To adhere to all rules and regulations as stated in Cutter Morning Star School District Personnel Policies Handbook
To perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by employee’s supervisor, the principal, or the superintendent
Knowledge of the schools and CMSSD policies and procedures
Evidence of strong commitment to quality education
Evidence of strong organizational skills
Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with an accredited educational institution and endorsements in the areas of the teaching assignment. Other requirements per job description.
Certificates & Licenses
Valid Arkansas certificate/ license or alternative certificate/license for compliance with the necessary ADE requirements to meet the position’s essential duties and responsibilities.
Also the Vocal Music Certification.
Ability to apply basic computer programs (spreadsheet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, others) to enhance job performance. (Others could include e-School, HAC/TAC, NWEA, TLI)
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the school community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication.
Ability to perform duties with awareness of all federal, state, and district requirements.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic math operations to meet job expectations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations appropriately to meet job expectations.
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform with the essential functions.
Position Type: Full-time
Career Education > Music Classroom Teacher > Music Education Classroom Teacher > Music: Chorus
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