Classroom Teacher - Danbury Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Elementary Music Teacher
Job Location: Elementary Level
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Aug 13, 2024**
District: Danbury Public Schools
Danbury, CT 06810
Telephone: 203-797-4713
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Job Description:

  Position Summary: To plan, organize and implement an appropriate elementary music instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This vacancy seeks a candidate with experience or expertise in the delivery of elementary music curriculum.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with a diverse population of students in an urban setting
  • Plan, prepare and deliver engaging lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules, expectations and procedures
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies 
  • Establish and communicate learning targets for all learning activities
  • Observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • Candidate must be able to facilitate general music, chorus and instrumental lessons.
Ability to: 
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students in diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • Commitment to the success of all children
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails
  • Demonstrates success in collaborative teaching, managing a mixed ability classroom and facilitating performance based learning
  • Participate in professional development 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must possess or be eligible for Connecticut Music Education certification.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to deliver elementary music content. 
  • Ability to relate successfully with staff, families and students from diverse backgrounds, experiences and skill levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement differentiated instruction and build upon the strengths and challenges of a multi-cultural and multi-racial classroom/district.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please make sure to complete an application at http://www.danbury.k12.ct.us.


 

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