Classroom Teacher - Momentum Academy
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher
Job Location: Momentum Academy STL
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Music, Instrumental and Vocal
District: Momentum Academy
St. Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-857-9168
Job Description:

Momentum Academy is a public charter school district with four campuses in St. Louis City, serving scholars in grades PK-8. Momentum promotes academic excellence in an environment of mutual care and support that builds character, confidence, and community among each of our scholars so that they reach their full potential.

Music Teacher Role
Momentum Academy is looking for an experienced music teacher to be responsible for teaching music as part of the school curriculum. The music teacher will follow the guidelines as set out by the education department which includes the practice of general music, singing and playing musical instruments.

Essential Responsibilities and Competencies
  • Teaching general styles of music.
  • Teaching classical piano, practical and theory.
  • Teaching singing to students from beginner to advanced level.
  • Incorporating musical instruments and movement in lessons.
  • Planning and implementing a program of instruction and lesson plans.
  • Preparing students for school concerts and planned music experiences.
  • Preparing students for exams.
  • Inspiring and motivating students to extend themselves to after school music clubs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required (Music Concentration preferred)
  • Missouri Teaching Certification required (K-12 Instrumental Teaching preferred)
  • 1-3 years of teaching experience (experience working with students and families in urban communities is a plus)
  • Choral pedagogy.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with school teaching platforms and technology for virtual learning
  • Proven track record of student achievement results
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Demonstrated mastery and enthusiasm for content knowledge.
  • Strong organization, planning, and time management skills.
  • A tireless work ethic, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative solution finder.
  • Open to feedback and committed to continuously improving. 
The salary for this position begins at $40,036.52 and increases based on years of experience, certification(s), and highest level of education. 

What We Offer
  • Professional Development
  • Real-time feedback
  • Enrollment preference for your scholar(s) to attend Momentum Academy
  • Continuing Education
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Annualized pay (July 1 - June 30)
  • Health Benefits Options (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance)
  • Pension plans
  • Extra Duty Stipend opportunities
Teachers and staff are expected to be present for core hours of 7:15AM to 4:00PM during the school year from August to May. 

To Apply
Please use this link to complete a formal application: Music Teacher

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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