Elementary Music/ Band Teacher (Possible Fine Arts Included)...
The music teacher will facilitate learning for students in order to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. The teacher enables and works with parents and students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. They provide leadership, motivation, and rigorous education for all students.
This position will include teaching elementary music classes as well as assisting the band director with the band program.
This position may also include a few fine arts classes (Theater or Art) to be taught at the elementary or the secondary campus, depending on the right fit.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Prepare effective lessons, instruct, and motivate students in all course study utilizing classical traditional methods of instruction. Assign lessons and correct classwork and homework in a timely manner. Administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress, record results, and issue reports to inform parents of progress. Provide academic interventions for struggling students. Maintain student grades and student-parent communication via the school’s online grading and communication tool. Maintain discipline in the classroom. Maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning, safe, attractive, and stimulates a spirit of inquiry. Set a good housekeeping example in the classroom and encourage students to follow this example. Regularly communicate with students and parents to discuss student progress – positive and negative. Participate in required faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops. Inspire, praise, and correct students with consistency, care, and interest to encourage academic success and promote virtue. Work closely with Special Education and 504 teachers to ensure accommodations are implemented. Perform duties such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting students in selecting courses of study, and counseling students in adjustment and academic problems. Actively participate in marketing and student recruiting activities as necessary. Perform special projects, during and after school hours, and other duties as assigned (after school hours may include, but are not limited to, tutoring, morning and afternoon student drop-off and pick-up duty, pageants, and award ceremonies).
Iola ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin , religion, age, sex, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Iola ISD provides a free, appropriate education consisting of regular or special education and related aids and services in CTE programs that are designed to meet individual educational needs of disabled persons as adequately as the needs of non-disabled persons.