Classroom Teacher - Ledyard Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Middle School Instrumental and General Music Teacher
Job Location: Ledyard Middle School
Beginning: Aug 26, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Music, Pre-K-12 (049)
District: Ledyard Public Schools
Ledyard, CT 06339
Telephone: 860-464-9255
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Job Description:
Ledyard Public Schools is seeking a Middle School Instrumental and General Music Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the School Administrator, to facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills.  This is to fill an anticipated vacancy. This position is directly responsible for continuing the development of three levels of middle school band that feed into a successful high school music program. 
 
Qualifications: 
  • Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with administrators, teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Ability to promote positive self-concept in each student; provide encouragement to each student to develop his or her full potential
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching the grade level and subject
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • Promotes a positive learning environment responsive to and respectful of the needs of students
  • Understand social and emotional adjustments of students
  • Successful middle school teaching experience preferred
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
Responsibilities:
  • Work in the interest of the students' physical and emotional welfare and to embrace a growth mindset
  • Understand and implement general music theories and practices, including instrumental music
  • Accept and incorporate suggestions for classroom improvement
  • Keep inventory of materials, equipment and supplies 
  • Maintain contact with parents, school personnel as needed to evaluate students' academic and social growth
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing with a variety of people, including students, their parents and staff
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Required:
  • CT Teacher Certification (049) 
Salary and Benefits:  To Apply:
Applications will only be accepted online. Review of applications may begin immediately. Please visit  Ledyard Public Schools Employment Opportunities or Access the application at: https://www.applitrack.com/ledyard/onlineapp/  to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Ledyard Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, disability (including pregnancy), status as a Veteran, or any classification protected by state or federal law.

 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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