Centner Academy is seeking an energetic and creative music teacher to join its growing faculty for the 2020-2021 school year.
About the School
Centner Academy is a progressive independent ‘happiness’ school where world languages, values-based education, mindfulness, and student-centered academics infuse every interaction with joy and learning. Through a unique blend of diverse academic paradigms, the school engages students from the very beginning in an innovative environment supported by five Key Pillars: language mastery, leadership, values-based character development, mindfulness, and life skills.
Centner’s curriculum philosophy was developed by a team of seasoned educators to meet the needs and expectations of globally minded families. Our intention is to shape future adults who are not only confident and poised to succeed, but who also have the character and skills needed to make the world a better, kinder and more loving place for all.
Create and execute fun, creative, educational music classes including utilizing guitar (and potentially other instruments, to be negotiated) for PreK through 8th grade
Teach classes as assigned, providing effective and professional classroom instruction, assessment, and management;
Design and implement curriculum and instruction consistent with the mission, values, and standards established with the Centner program;
Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum development and on enhancing instructional practices and strategies;
Establish effective communications and relationships with students and parents;
Exhibit a growth mindset about teaching practices and work toward professional goals and development;
Help to maintain school policies, regulations, and expectations;
Develop and maintain professional, collaborative, and collegial relationships with faculty and staff, as well as with community partners to the benefit of students and classes;
Support the work of the Principal and administrative leadership team;
Participate in required non-classroom activities, including Back to School Night(s), parent/student conferences, retreats, faculty and Centner meetings, field trips, and special activities and performance events;
Provide effective supervision of students to promote a safe and healthy environment and school experience;
Timely and professional completion of required reports and tasks;
Represent the school at community or public events in the highest ethical manner;
Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Centner administration; and
Be responsible at all times for the supervision of students in your care during classes and for students generally at all times when on campus or off campus.
Ideal candidate will have an interest in teaching music, an eagerness to learn new technology and systems, and believe passionately in the transformative nature of education.
Master’s degree preferred. Guitar player required
Please provide references (name and full contact information) with application.