Classroom Teacher - St. John Lutheran School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher
Job Location: St. John School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. John Lutheran School
Ellisville, MO 63011
Telephone: 636-779-2346
Job Description:
St. John School, in partnership with the church and home, provides students with a foundation of faith and a desire for each child to develop their God-given abilities. This team of parents, students and teachers can make a strand of three that is not easily broken. St. John School cultivates confident learners and leaders our world is hungry for, by using an innovative approach, tailored design, and a focus on whole-person growth. We love that the fine arts give our students a unique outlet of expression and are looking for a passionate music teacher to join our team!  

  • Faith-filled. Strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
  • Teachable. A lifelong learner, open to feedback and direction.
  • Organized. Detail-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Positive. A proactive collaborator and team player.
  • Innovative. Able to create, problem solve and think outside the box.
  • Passionate. A heart for teaching the whole child in a personalized environment.
  • Developer. Eager to see people grow into their fullest potential.
  • Demonstrate and inspire passion towards music and art in students.
  • Teach music curriculum for grades K-8 while adhering to state music standards.
  • Implement the musical components of music theory, history, rhythm and performance.
  • Adjust curriculum components to best utilize personal strengths and the strengths of the community.
  • Create an irresistible classroom environment of inquiry, respect, and collaboration.
  • Strive for excellent and effective collaboration with other teachers and leadership.
  • Model real-life success skills like communication, self-awareness, and decision-making.
  • Cultivate strong communication and relationships between students, parents and staff.
  • Coordinate and lead both the Christmas and Spring productions, including leading after-school rehearsals.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in music or music education, required.
  • Current state teaching certification in one or more of the following areas: music education, secondary, elementary, early childhood, or special education.
  • Ability to evaluate students’ needs and thrive in a personalized teaching environment.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Christian values; a desire to share God’s love with children.
Work Schedule:
Part-time work schedule: 16 hours per week usually broken in to two full days. Some flexibility in the days of the week. During the weeks leading up to the Spring and Christmas productions, additional hours and flexibility will be required.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit an online employment application at
For questions about our application, please contact Melissa Harting at

To learn more about our school, please visit our website at

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