Music Teacher- Long Term Sub
PLEASE EMAIL COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: SarahArnold@northeastwoodland.org
Long Term Substitute Music Teacher (K-8th grade)
Feb 2023 - May 2023
Northeast Woodland Charter School is seeking a long term substitue Music Teacher for 2023.
Northeast Woodland brings a comprehensive public education inspired by Waldorf principles, integrating academics, arts, movement, nature and social responsibility into everyday learning. Dedicated to the optimal development of each individual child, Northeast Woodland will nurture intellectual, social and emotional, and physical capacities through an artistic, hands-on, interdisciplinary approach to core academic subjects which enables each student to blossom into an imaginative, engaged, and competent life-long learner. Inspired by Rudolf Steiner’s developmental model as well as aligned with the Alliance for Public Waldorf Education standards and the NH Core Curriculum, Northeast Woodland offers pre-kindergarten to eighth grade classes as well as a variety of specialty classes, including Foreign Language, Music, Movement, Outdoor Education, and Handwork.
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 not required. Responsibilities include planning and teaching each grade where classes are designed to support the overall student’s development and encourage a love of music. Specialty teachers 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 within regular school hours. 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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