Diocese of Baker

St. Thomas Academy

Job Description

Position Title: Part-time Music Teacher

Reports to:      Principal         

Effective Date: August 29, 2016

Classification: Exempt

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The teacher collaborates in the effective operation of a Catholic education program by supporting the goals and spirit of Catholic education in general and the school programs in particular; ensuring an effective instructional program; continuing in professional growth; encouraging student educational growth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (The essential functions/major responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. Duties and responsibilities are also subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.)

A teacher is expected to have competencies in the following major areas:

I. COMMUNITY OF FAITH
A. Supports and implements the mission/philosophy of Catholic education and the school B. GivesevidenceoflivedGospelvalues
C. Participates in building faith community

II. INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESS
A. Demonstrates evidence of prior planning and preparation
B. Presents classes clearly and effectively
C. Evaluates student progress effectively
D. Provides for individual differences
E. Demonstrates ability to motivate students
F. Maintains an atmosphere conducive to learning in both the physical environment and the learning atmosphere
G. Knows and uses technology appropriately in and during instruction

III. INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
A. Works cooperatively with administration
B. Works positively with colleagues, support staff, and parish staff
C. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations with students
D. Maintains positive interpersonal relations with parents

IV. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

A. Maintains a professional manner in the classroom and other related settings
B. Follows all school procedures and policies
C. Demonstrates professional responsibility and leadership
D. Reports any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse as required by law
E. Accepts, willingly, extra assignments and supervisions (e.g. lunch, playground, and/or dismissal)
F. Attends all faculty meetings, in-services, and other meetings and events as specified by the principal unless excused by the principal prior to the meeting or event
G. Is responsible for the care and use of instructional materials, equipment, and school facilities
H. Reviews fire and earthquake drills and emergency procedures and practices with students regularly |
I. Provides necessary documentation for personnel file
J. Follows directives regarding collection of monies

V. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

A. Keeps abreast of developments in curriculum and methodology
B. Interacts with colleagues to further professional growth
C. Takes advantage of opportunities for professional improvement
D. Completes necessary work toward obtaining and/or maintaining a valid teaching license

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree. Intermediate knowledge of Spanish language, ability to convey the love of learning to elementary school students.  Ability to introduce students to the Spanish language, foster their understanding and application of the language, and to connect the importance of Spanish and learning a foreign language to their lives.  Knowledge of content area and structured unit and lesson planning.  Student‐centered teaching style focused on student learning.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, talk, reach, sit, hear, handle, and perform repetitive motions of the hands/wrists. Teachers must be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods. May need to climb stairs and lift, carry, push and/or pull items up to 50 pounds. Must be able to respond effectively to emergency situations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is usually performed in a classroom setting within the time frame established by the principal. Employee is occasionally required to attend evening meetings and may oversee field trips and other special events.

SUPERVISION

Exercises working supervision over students, Instructional Assistants and volunteers as necessary. 

 

To apply please upload your resume and cover letter HERE or email those documents to admin@redmondacademy.com