Music Teacher - General Music and Ukulele
The Music Teacher inspires and cultivates the developing musical capacities in students from Grades 1-8. The primary focus of this position is to foster an appreciation of musical experiences through a diverse curriculum by leading group singing and chorus, guiding rhythm and movement, and introducing wooden flutes and recorders. This position also serves as the director of the Middle School Ukulele Ensemble and works in collaboration with the strings teachers and class teachers to support concerts, plays, festivals, and school-wide events within the community.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Music or Music Education and prior experience with teaching elementary and middle school students. Piano, voice, and ukulele proficiency is preferred but not required. Candidates should be committed to deepening their understanding of Waldorf education, self-development, and collegial cooperation. The position has flexibility to be either part-time or full-time within school hours between 10am – 3pm, depending on the strengths and needs of the candidate.
About the Waldorf School of Atlanta:
WSA was founded as a preschool/kindergarten program in 1986. Following years of rapid growth in the Decatur, GA community, WSA graduated its first eighth grade class in 2000. Today, WSA offers preschool to grade eight education for approximately 200+ students. Our current and evolving curriculum includes: Spanish language study, Eurythmy, Movement Education, Gardening, Music (Strings, Ukulele, and Chorus), Handwork, Woodwork, Sports Programs, an extensive and varied after school program, and summer camp sessions. WSA holds dual accreditation by SAIS and AWSNA and is a full member of AWSNA.
Our accomplished and professionally qualified school faculty work in partnership with the school’s Board of Trustees and alongside a vibrant and committed parent community. The faculty play a significant role in decision making and implementing programing at our school, with their efforts headed by the Core Faculty, the school’s body of pedagogical leadership.
To submit an application, please send a letter of introduction, resume, short biography, and three references to the attention of the Teacher Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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