At Hillel Day School, we inspire a passion for learning, responsibility to self and community, and devotion to Jewish living in a warm, innovative, and engaging environment.
Hillel Day School is a vibrant and joyful, early childhood-through-eighth grade Jewish day school in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Hillel is committed to embracing an authentic and rigorous education for the modern learner. Teachers at Hillel enjoy fostering an academic culture of innovation, collaboration, and creativity where learning is lasting and infectious.
Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit seeks a truly outstanding Music Teacher beginning August 16, 2021. The Music Teacher is responsible for providing instruction in music and the performing arts. They encourage a passion for music and create a positive classroom environment that develops the student’s musical skills, attitudes, and knowledge.
The position is responsible for:
Providing daily classroom instruction at a grade appropriate level based on the standard music curriculum
Coordinating a Jewish based music program that provides an education on traditional Jewish songs, holidays, and musical celebrations.
Producing school wide concerts and performances that showcase students musical talents
Monitoring students’ understanding of the curriculum effectively and adjusting instruction, materials, or assessments, when appropriate.
Responsible for effective management of the classroom environment.
Responsible for effective instruction, which includes making learning goals clear to the students and using appropriate instructional techniques.
Responsible for using innovative approaches, and instructional strategies, including the effective use of technologies, to increase student learning and confidence to learn.
Degree in music or music education.
2-5 years of experience preferred
Experience with directing and staging Musical Theatre
Familiar with Orff instruments and ukuleles
Familiar with Music Learning Theory
Able to teach beginning to intermediate band
Some knowledge of Hebrew, Jewish Holidays, Songs, and Traditions preferred
Experience with Upper Elementary and Middle School is preferred
About Hillel Day School
Hillel Day School's mission is to deliver academic excellence in a caring Jewish environment. Fulfilling Hillel Day School's mission requires the support of talented people who share a common vision. Our faculty and staff are dedicated and knowledgeable, caring and innovative, collegial and generous of spirit. They are well-versed in their chosen areas of specialty, and they are energized by young people. They engage students and the community on a variety of levels and in a variety of settings. They are open to new approaches to curriculum and to new teaching strategies.
Hillel Day School faculty and staff are powerful role models. By being both demanding and compassionate, they bring out the best in their students and command their respect.