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Elementary School General Music Teacher - Tuxedo Park School

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province: Tuxedo Park, NY
Position: Elementary School General Music Teacher
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Posted: May 2, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials using appropriate musical pedagogy and facilitate active learning of all students and monitor the progress of individual students
• Teach general music to Pre-kindergarten - 3rd grade students, assist with Middle and Upper School Chorus
• Integrate both choral and instrumental music into the repertoire
• Instruct students how to develop proper vocal technique
• Teach music theory and history as developmentally appropriate for age group
• Prepare each grade for the annual concerts including some evening events
• Utilize the NAfME (National Association for Music Education) Core Music Standards in lesson plans and keep current curriculum maps on our online Atlas mapping program
• Participate actively in the work of the department and the school on curriculum development and the improvement of student achievement.
• Participate actively in the work of the grade level and across grade levels to coordinate curricular and extracurricular offerings
• Perform additional daily duties that may or may not directly relate to the subject area or licensure field.
• Teach private lessons and electives to generate a full-time schedule

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Music Education
• Master’s Degree preferred
• At least 3 years teaching experience in the subject area of general music
• Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to communicate passionately, clearly and concisely in writing and orally
• Maintains a positive relationship and regular communication with parents to create a secure environment for children
• Highly self-motivated, self-disciplined strong team player with ability to work independently or as part of a larger team
• Professional learner, attending professional development and well read on current research
• Must possess exceptional organizational abilities: perform multiple projects, prioritize and provide attention to detail and respect deadlines
• Must demonstrate awareness of sensitive issues and ability to exercise good judgment in relating to public, faculty and staff, boards, volunteers and donors
• Must possess proficient piano skill and the ability to accompany rehearsals
• Ability to teach private lessons
• Choral or Musical Theatre experience a plus

Additional Information

Please email a completed school application form and resume to Serena Mueller at

Salary: Based on Experience

Contact Information

Serena Mueller

Employer Profile

The Tuxedo Park School is seeking qualified candidates that are engaging and dynamic general music teachers with talent in communicating with a wide developmental range of students. This candidate will have experience in developing and implementing purposeful instruction that will lead to musically literate students. Teachers are invested in their growth as professionals and respect every member of the community. Teachers are committed to helping students achieve success and to the mission and values of Tuxedo Park School. The position reports to the Associate Head of School for Academics.