Music Teacher (part time)
Music Teacher (K-8th grade)
Northeast Woodland Charter School is seeking a part time Music Teacher beginning summer 2022.
Northeast Woodland Chartered Public School is the first Waldorf inspired public charter school in the Northeast. We opened our doors in the Fall of 2020. Located in Conway, New Hampshire and only minutes from the many amenities of the White Mountains, Northeast Woodland provides a public, tuition-free school serving students from a variety of backgrounds.
General Statement of Responsibilities:
Our school is seeking a dynamic candidate who will be working as part of a collaborative team with class teachers educating kindergarten through 8th grade students. The ideal applicant will be an experienced elementary and middle school music teacher who is able to work with students with a variety of learning styles and different levels of skill and ability. Experience in Waldorf education is preferred; however, training will be available. Responsibilities include planning and teaching each grade where classes are designed to support the overall student’s development and encourage a love of music. Essential to this role is working with parents, establishing respectful communication and relationships. Specialty teachers will also serve the school through committee work and other administrative responsibilities as well as through close collegial work with the faculty.
Salary and Benefits: This is a part-time position. Salary based on experience and qualifications.
Skills and training:
Have received at least a bachelor’s degree at an approved higher education institution
Have received a certificate in Waldorf education or have experience as a teacher in a Waldorf school or demonstrate commitment to completing Waldorf teacher training within 4 years of hiring
Hold an appropriate license with all required endorsements as approved by the NHDOE or be on track to complete an alternative licensure within 3 years of hiring
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission, pedagogy and methods of Waldorf education
Possess a clear and demonstrable concern for the children to be taught.
Have experience in teaching, with an ability to demonstrate excellence in the integration of arts, movement, and project-based learning into the classroom
Be able to differentiate instruction based on the needs of students
Understand how to use formative and summative assessment to inform teaching practice
Have excellent communication skills and an ability to work well with colleagues, administration, and parents
Be willing to seek additional training and certification, such as the requirements set forth in NCLB for “Highly Qualified” teachers; and
Seek continual learning and self-development.
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