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PARK MAGNET MUSIC TEACHER (#Replace JU (Elementary Music Teacher 2021-2022 Sch)

Hot Springs School District

Hot Springs, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3615247
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 21, 2021
  • Starting Date: August 8, 2021

Job Description


Job Description for



DEPARTMENT:   Teaching                                                   JOB STATUS:  Full Time

POSITIONS SUPERVISED: N/A                                     REPORTS TO:  Principal

GRADE/LEVEL: P-12                                              AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: See Essential Duties

WORK SCHEDULE:  Per contracted days                                        



Under the supervision of the Principal, the elementary and secondary 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 psychological growth.




  • To communicate, collaborate and cooperate with colleagues, supervisors, parents and students in a professional manner
  • To teach Hot Springs 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, unites 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 Hot Springs School District Personnel Policies Handbook
  • To perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by employee’s supervisor, the principal, or the superintendent




Competency Statements

        Knowledge of the schools and HSSD 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 Bachelors Degree with an accredited educational institution and endorsements in the areas of the teaching assignment.  Other requirements per job description.



    1 year of successful experience with Highly Qualified designation status is preferred.  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. 



    Computer Skills

    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)


    Other Requirements

    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.





    Physical Abilities                                           Lift/Carry                                         

    Stand                                     F                                              10 lbs or less                         F

    Walk                                      F                                              11 – 20 lbs                              F

    Sit                                 F                                  21 – 50 lbs                            O

    Handling / Fingering           F                                              51 – 100 lbs                          O

    Reach Outward                    F                                              Over 100 lbs                         N

    Reach Above Shoulder      O

    Climb                                     O

    Crawl                                     O

    Squat or Kneel                     O

    Bend                                      O


    Push / Pull                 

    12 lbs or less                          O

    13-25lbs                                                O

    26-40 lbs                               O

    41-100lbs                      O





    N (Not Applicable)             Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

    O (Occasionally)                                Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.S+ hrs/day)

    F (Frequently)                     Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

    C (Constantly)                     Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


    Other Physical Requirements

    Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth perception)

    Sense of Sound (ability to converse with others, conduct telephone conversations)



    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.



    The HSSD HR Office has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included.  It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the HSSD reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the HSSD may deem appropriate.


    The Hot Springs School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    It is the policy of the Hot Springs School District not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Career Education > Music
    Classroom Teacher > Music Education
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hot Springs School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Becky Rosburg, Assistant Superintendent
    • 400 Linwood Avenue
    • Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

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