High School Vocal Music Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2013-06-11
Available: August 2013 Closes: 06/25/2013
Adams City High School
  POSITION:    Vocal Music Teacher
LOCATION:   Adams City High School
  • Teach inclusive vocal music to high school student population.
  • Interest in teaching an ethnic music offering using repertoire of the southwest and Mexico – Mariachi experience is desirable.
  • Strive to achieve the following instructional goals:
  • Students demonstrate musical literacy
  • Students develop improvisational techniques
  • Students develop appropriate vocal techniques within a variety of repertoire and choral settings
  • Students demonstrate critical listening by making judgments about the elements of music
  • Students examine how art forms reflect and impact historical and social events within a cross-curricular context
  • Students investigate the various requirements of music-related careers and activities in the community
  • Students learn how involvement and promotion support musical events and music-makers 
  • Participate in school and district music programs and festivals
  • Align lesson planning and curriculum content to the music content standards as listed above.
  • Work cooperatively with building and district personnel to devise and develop methods for building an outstanding vocal music       program;
  • Work towards increased musical proficiency in performance repertory and strive for excellence in concert presentation.
  • Perform at a professional level in all areas of teaching, instructional management, interpersonal relationships, professional relationships within the building and within the district music faculty at large, professional responsibilities, and general responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate the highest commitment to student achievement and student development; be an effective communicator with staff, students, parents, and the community at large in support of educational programs.
  • Be of the highest integrity with strong desire to model commitment to students; professional ideals, and above all, ethical standards in pursuit of educational excellence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must possess or qualify as a licensed K-12 music educator, with vocal expertise suitable for teaching at a high school level.
  • Desire ability to speak both English and Spanish.
  • Desire candidate who continues to personally perform in a musical setting
  • Desire candidate who will demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development through membership in national/state professional organizations, and participation in inservice opportunities, as well as clinics and conferences
  • Desire candidate who believes music changes lives for the better, enhances student achievement, and leads to a more productive adult life; and because of that belief will go the "extra mile" on behalf of students.    
SALARY:  Per the Certified Employee salary schedule.  To view current Adams 14 salary schedules, please click here.  Adams County School District 14 is a direct deposit employer. All new employees must be fingerprinted per H.B. 90-1077 at a cost of $40.00 to the employee.
APPLICATIONS:   All candidates must complete the district's online application for employment. Apply online at www.adams14.org.  For more information call 303-853-3201.
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:  Adams 14, a nationally recognized leader in education innovation, is Colorado's 23rd largest school district and serves more than 7,500 students annually. Nestled in the historic community of Commerce City, Adams 14 strives to ensure academic success for every student by providing highly effective classroom instruction, supplemental enrichment opportunities and parent/family collaboration opportunities. To learn more about Adams 14, visit adams14.org.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, their legal right to be employed in the United States. All contracts for employment of personnel shall be subject to approval by Adams County School District 14 Board of Education. Selected applicant must comply with all Adams County School District 14 Board of Education's policies, rules, and regulations.
Inspire. Educate. Empower.  Adams 14 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Updated 6/11/13

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