Villa Academy is seeking applicants who are passionate and skilled in teaching Music to young learners. Students in Grades K-5 have music class twice a week for 30 minutes per class. Students in Grades 6-8 have music class for one semester, twice a week for 45 minutes per class. In addition to classroom music instruction, the position includes the planning, coordination and direction of the Christmas music programs for these grade levels and availability to direct the school’s Liturgical Choir one morning a week and a monthly all-school liturgy.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Music Education
Valid Washington State Teacher Certification preferred
Successful prior experience teaching music to elementary and middle school students
Familiarity and comfort with faith based schools and ability to support music for school liturgies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Commitment to the mission of Villa Academy
Proficient in piano, voice, and other instruments
Have knowledge of Catholic liturgical music, as well as secular music
Nurture and develop these young students’ natural interest in and joyful appreciation of music
Exhibit enthusiasm for music and teaching
Knowledge and application of current instructional practices and strategies in music
Knowledge and application of effective student management practices
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
Possess excellent organizational skills
Ability to collaborate and team with colleagues as part of a professional learning community
Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position
Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).
A cover letter.
A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.
Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
About Villa Academy
Villa Academy is a Catholic independent school serving children in Preschool through Grade 8, dedicated to excellence in the education of the whole child.
Guided by the Cabrinian tradition of educating hearts and minds, Villa Academy is a learning community that challenges the unique potential of each child and educates for a diverse society. The school seeks to develop within each student self esteem, an inquiring mind, a joy for learning, and a compassionate and ethical spirit