Position Vacancy—Adjunct Instructor for EDUC 591: Music and Movement: Multicultural and Developmental Approaches in Grades N – 6
Bank Street College, Graduate School of Education, is looking for an Adjunct instructor for the following course to be taught Summer, 2021
Start date: Summer 2021
EDUC 591: Music and Movement: Multicultural and Developmental Approaches in Grades N - 6, 2 credits
This course provides opportunities to experience key elements of music, sound, and movement through experiential, interactive learning grounded in neurocognitive, developmental, and critical multicultural perspectives. Participants will learn and share songs, rhythms, and games from diverse cultural and linguistic traditions and will draw on their own current and past experiences to reflect on the role of music and movement in children's development. Through research and guided activities, participants will explore topics such as instrument-making from recyclable materials, world drumming, sound improvisation, and site-based choreography in order to develop strategies for integrating music and movement across the curriculum. The course will also explore a range of methodologies that support inclusive practices.
Master’s degree in music, dance, or education required. Doctorate preferred.
5 or more years of experience teaching music and/or movement in the field with children.
Experiences teaching children from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds preferred.
Experience teaching at the graduate level preferred.
Experience teaching online preferred.
Compensation at adjunct rate.
Internal Number: 1049
About Bank Street College of Education
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.