St. Monica Schools, part of the vibrant St. Monica Catholic Community in Santa Monica, is accepting applications for a full-time Music Program Director for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching and inspiring young musicians of mixed abilities with-in a middle and high school setting. Responsibilities of this position include the teaching students of varying skill levels; the conceptualization, development, and rehearsals of mainstage productions, in-class projects, and showcases; and the leadership and vision for the development of a sequential middle through high school Performing Arts Program.
The ideal candidate will:
Cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, and challenging learning environment that reflects St. Monica catholic Schools core values and allows our diverse student body to grow and thrive.
Exhibit a passion for content knowledge and a range of pedagogical approaches while teaching students within an in-person, blended learning environment.
Create an environment in the classroom and in all areas of co-curricular responsibility that nurtures the development of the whole student.
Show a willingness to engage students in meaningful learning experiences to foster an appreciation for music and its application in everyday life.
Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop an integrated and meaningful curriculum and student learning experiences.
A bachelor’s degree in Music is necessary; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least three years of experience teaching in a student-centered classroom, integrating technology in the student learning experience that enhances student experiences and growth. Prior experience developing and facilitating online learning lessons is a plus.
Subject Specific Desired Qualifications:
Instruct instrumental strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and keyboards Music classes and ensembles
Ability to teach strings, conduct small ensembles as well as orchestra; guitar is highly preferred
Create and/or modify curriculum in strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and keyboard
Organize and implement performance opportunities
Knowledge of music theory and composition, instrumentation, and evaluation criteria.
Knowledge and ability to teach performance skills, song composition, listening, reading and notation
St. Monica Catholic High School (Santa Monica)
1030 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica, CA email@example.com