Classroom Teacher - Archdiocese of Hartford
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher/Band Director
Job Location: Notre Dame High School
Beginning: Aug 19, 2024
Deadline: Aug 23, 2024**
District: Archdiocese of Hartford
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Telephone: 860-242-5573 EXT 2650
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Title: Music Teacher/Band Director
Department: Fine Arts
Reports to: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Notre Dame High School is seeking an enthusiastic teaching professional with excellent subject knowledge to join our Fine Arts faculty. We seek motivated individuals with a keen interest in encouraging and inspiring students to love learning, performing, and excelling in the performing arts.
“He who knows the secret of sound, knows the mystery of the whole Universe”
Hazrat Inayat Khan
Responsibilities:
  • Teach various courses including chorus,, band, and music electives with the focus of creating students who are dedicated and passionate about music. 
  • Develop and direct our band and engage them in performances ranging from concerts to playing at Notre Dame sporting events. 
  • Develop and direct the chorus to perform in concerts and during school Masses and prayer services.
  • Be the director of liturgical music.
  • Work with the Vice President of Academic Affairs to continually build the music program so that it is a home for both novice and experienced musicians.
  • Work with the Vice President of Enrollment management on coordinating performances for open houses and other school related events.
  • Be a teacher advisor for a small group of students.
  • Keep abreast of relevant pedagogy, strategies, and technologies and continually engage in learning and exploration.
  • Coordinate and supervise clubs or after-school programs.
  • Be confident in the use of information and communications technology including Chromebooks.
 
 Attributes:
  • Supports the Catholic, Holy Cross mission and philosophy of the school.
  • Willingness to support high school students in their intellectual and spiritual formation.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. 
  • Self-starter who is driven to learn and constantly seeks ways to improve professional skills, modernize internal systems and implement best practices. 
  • Team-player who is willing to collaborate and support colleagues when needed 
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work with enthusiasm and pride as members of the greater Notre Dame, Holy Cross Community. 
  • Act as a Holy Cross role model to students and peers, always imparting good citizenship, kindness, friendliness, and helpfulness.

Interested candidates should send an electronic application that includes a brief cover letter, résumé and the names and contact information of three to five references. Please submit these materials as one combined attachment in Word or PDF format with “Music Position” in the subject line to: rvalencia@notredamehs.com.
 
Our Mission: Transforming Minds and Hearts   
To inspire academic excellence, nurture personal growth and foster integrity and compassion in students of diverse talents, backgrounds, and beliefs through our Catholic, Holy Cross tradition.
Our Vision:
To be a transformative leader in educating the minds and hearts of students by maximizing innovation, tradition, and the strength of our community to empower every Notre Dame student to realize his full potential.
Notre Dame High School is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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