Music Teacher, Vocal/Classroom 7-12

Music Teacher, Vocal/Classroom 7-12

West Canada Valley CSD
Newport, NY 13416
As per contract
Posted On:
March 8, 2018


West Canada Valley Central School District (Herkimer County, NY) has an anticipated probationary (1.0) vacancy, starting 9/3/2018, for a NYS K-12 Certified Music Teacher. Chosen candidate will serve as the Vocal/Classroom 7-12 Music Teacher for the district. Teaching assignment includes general music at the middle school level, and daily rehearsals of both the Junior Chorus (7-8), and Senior Chorus (9-12). Instruction of individual or small group voice lessons once per week is required in this position. Proficiency in piano is necessary for vocal instruction in lessons and all choral ensembles, as well as training in vocal pedagogy. Extra curricular music opportunities may include assisting with the annual musical production and a select chorus. West Canada Valley CSD is named for it's location on the West Canada Creek in Newport, NY. The city of Utica and village of Herkimer are both 20 minutes south of the district and provide many shopping, dining, educational and entertainment options. The Adirondack mountains are a short drive north of the district for four season outdoor enthusists. The school district and community strongly supports all activities offered to the students by their faculty. Music has always been and continues to be a major part of a great education received in this Benchmark School and Rural School of Distinction.


NYS K-12 Music Teaching Certification
Ability to play piano at a high level of proficiency
Excellent communication and collaboration skills within the music department and entire school community

How to Apply

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Direct a letter of interest, resume, references, and completed district application to
Jeremy Kozak, Jr./Sr. Principal
West Canada Valley Central School District
5447 State Route 28, Newport, NY 13416
*Apply by 4/06/2018