Teaching Position in MUSIC - INSTRUMENTAL/BAND (1.0 FTE)

Orono Schools Orono, MN
Description: 1.0 FTE Teaching Position in MUSIC – INSTRUMENTAL/BAND

.5 FTE 5th Grade Band Teacher and .5 FTE Middle School Band Lessons

Job Summary:

* Conduct daily large-group 5th grade band rehearsals and prepare students for musical performances.

* Coordinate and deliver 5th grade small-group band lessons.

* Deliver 6th through 8th grade band lessons in cooperation with middle school band conductor.

* Implement best practice teaching and learning strategies into content area.

* Maximize time available for small-group sectional lessons in order to develop individual students' musical capabilities to their fullest potential.

* Work collaboratively with K-12 team members to support not only the musical, but also social and emotional growth of middle level learners.

* Collaborate with other teachers to design and coordinate common assessments and utilize data to target student needs.

* Participate in regular PLC meetings as an active and engaged professional.

* Communicate frequently with parents, colleagues, students, and administrators through all available means of technology.

* Establish and maintain high standards for character growth.

Qualifications:

* Current Minnesota Teaching License required.

* High level of content expertise required.

* Demonstrated ability to support critical thinking in meaningful discourse in the content area.

* Experience working with middle level students preferred.

* Effective classroom management skills.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Demonstrated experience in collaboration and problem-solving.

* Experience with curriculum and assessment design.

* Understanding of the role of parent involvement and the ability to collaborate with parents.

* Ability to use technology as an instructional tool.

Bargaining Group and Level: Orono Education Association/Teachers

Application Procedure:

All applicants must apply online at: http://bit.ly/oronojobs

or www.orono.k12.mn.us >> District Office >> Human Resources

District Website: www.orono.k12.mn.us

Contact:

Ms. Mary Jodl, Intermediate School Principal

952-449-8474 mjodl@orono.k12.mn.us

or

Dr. Patricia Wroten, Middle School Principal

952-449-8457 pwroten@orono.k12.mn.us

or

Dr. Scott E. Alger, Director of Human Resources

952-449-8307 salger@orono.k12.mn.us

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