Classroom Teacher - St. Joseph School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher - TMS - 2020-2021
Job Location: St. Joseph, MO School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Joseph School District
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Telephone: 816-671-4000 EXT 172
Job Description:
The St. Joseph, MO School District is currently accepting applications for a Music Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  This position is located at Truman Middle School.  PLEASE APPLY THROUGH OUR DISTRICT WEBSITE:**.  If you have any questions please contact:  
SJSD Human Resources - 816-671-4000 or visit our website at:


Required: Bachelor's Degree with a valid Missouri Teaching Certificate in subject area.
Preferred: Previous experience.

Purpose:  To develop in each pupil an appreciation of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal music expression; to discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music; to develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Attend work in a regular, reliable and punctual manner.
  • Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
  • Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals and musical performances.
  • Evaluates each pupil's musical growth and performance, assessing each individual's contribution to the performance of the group.
  • Plans, rehearses and directs pupils in musical programs for school and community.
  • Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
  • Cooperates with the school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies and civic functions.
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
  • Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of pupil activities.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities related to music.
  • Other assigned duties.
Employee Behavior and Conduct:
District employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact, both internally and externally during the performance of their duties. Examples of professional conduct include, but are not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest, and respectful.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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