Middle School General Music Teacher

Middle School General Music Teacher

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School
New York, NY
Posted On:
September 9, 2020


CGPS MISSION STATEMENT Founded in 1764, Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School balances a rigorous comprehensive college preparatory curriculum with healthy social and emotional development. We dedicate ourselves to educating students with diverse talents and backgrounds and offer them opportunities to learn, reflect, and safely express their ideas and creativity. With our parent body, we share a fundamental commitment to high academic achievement and the development of social responsibility. GENERAL MUSIC TEACHER Columbia Grammar and Prep School seeks a part-time (60%), leave replacement 5th and 6th Grade general music teacher. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of music pedagogy, ideally through experience with at least one prominent music education philosophy (Kodaly, Orff, MLT, etc.) although other backgrounds will be considered, a commitment to providing students with experiences of active music-making, and familiarity and comfort with both instructional and music technology tools. The position will require collaborative planning, and an enthusiasm for creating dynamic and imaginative musical experiences for children is highly valued. This position is for the fall semester, with the possibility to extend. A Bachelor’s degree in music is required, ideally in music education. RESPONSIBILITIES Support the CGPS mission Work collaboratively with the department to follow and design curriculum Be supportive of the CGPS equity, justice, and inclusion initiatives Meet individually with students for additional support as needed Create a positive classroom environment which fosters creativity and support Supervisory (lunch, study hall, etc.) duties as assigned HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to msjobs@cgps.org. Please indicate “Music Teacher” in the subject line. Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions including hiring, transferring and promotions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, alienage, age, pregnancy, marital/partnership status, military status, citizenship, military status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to msjobs@cgps.org. Please indicate “Music Teacher” in the subject line.