Secondary Music Teacher (Stevenson-Carson School District)

Job Posted 6/10/2024
Stevenson-Carson School District
350 Bulldog Drive
Stevenson, WA 98648
United States
Category Certificated
$22,195.61 to $41,654.10 Per Year
Job Description

General Responsibilities

The District is recruiting for a Secondary Music Teacher. The job of Secondary Music Teacher is done for the purpose of facilitating student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, and goals.

The Secondary Music Teacher will instruct and supervise a diverse group of students by establishing a positive, respectful learning environment while promoting high standards of performance for all students regardless of their background and developmental levels.

Terms of Employment:
Salary: $22,195.61-$41,654.10
Contract: .4 FTE
Building: Wind River Middle School and Stevenson High School
Daily Schedule: 1 period at each school, per day
*This position is not eligible for benefits

Essential Functions/Other Functions

Essential Functions:

  1. Fosters an educational environment conducive to the learning and maturation process of assigned students; plans an instructional program designed to meet individual student needs and whole groups which may include at risk or special needs youth; prepares lesson plans
  2. Uses necessary and appropriate instructional methods and materials, which are suited to the well-being of the students and to the nature of the learning activities, program and/or curriculum involved; implements established program or curriculum objectives; attends in-service training and continues to improve professional growth through study and experimentation to remain current in methods and techniques for instruction.
  3. Establishes and implements, in a positive and supportive manner, classroom policies and procedures governing student behavior and conduct; provides guidance, counseling, and discipline to encourage students to meet standards of achievement and conduct; makes referrals for assistance where appropriate.
  4. Confers with students, parents or guardians, and other staff, maintaining an open positive relationship as appropriate to provide guidance and evaluation, and to encourage student achievement.
  5. Establishes classroom goals and objectives, in conformation with courses of study specified by state and school district statutes, regulations and guidelines; evaluates and records student progress; prepares reports for parents or guardians.
  6. Collects and interprets a variety of data; provides reports for administrative purposes
  7. Attends or participates in all required staff meetings and other activities deemed necessary by the district and/or building principal, in order to accomplish the objectives of the position and for professional achievement.
Other Functions:
  1. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications & Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's Degree.
  2. Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate with applicable endorsements for subject matter and grade level(s).
  3. Academic Preparation for, or experience in serving an economically and culturally diverse student population in a small, rural school system.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Subject areas appropriate to assignment; effective behavior management techniques; effective instructional techniques; rules and procedures for student safety.
Skill in: Proficiency in reading, writing, and oral communications; effective communication with parents or guardians; designing and implementing lesson plans for students having a wide range of achievement.
Ability to: Deal with students in a positive and confident manner; be fair and consistent when working with a culturally, racially, and economically diverse student population; adapt to change and remain flexible; organize activities; manage student behavior; use good judgement to maintain a safe learning environment; provide instruction and demonstrate techniques; use necessary computers or software; establish and maintain effective, positive working relationships with students, parents or guardians, staff and administrators.

Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Master's degree.

Working Conditions/Employment Requirements

Working Environment:
Generally, the job requires 0% sitting, 40% walking, and 60% standing. The job is performed under some temperature variations and minimal hazardous conditions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by those assigned to this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed. District employees are not authorized to make promises of employment for a particular period of time, or promises of a particular level of compensation or benefits to job applicants for certified or classified positions, and that any such agreement must be in writing and signed by the Superintendent. Any verbal or written statements to that effect by district employees other than the Superintendent are null and void. Additionally, nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Employment Requirements:

  1. Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed.
  2. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stevenson-Carson School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer