San Antonio Academy of Texas is seeking an experienced and passionate music teacher to join our Elementary and Middle School team beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. Music curriculum focuses on American music styles of Country, Blues, and Rock and Roll. Students explore music through instruments such as guitars, drums, and keyboards.
SAA seeks talented educators who not only facilitate challenging and rigorous curricula but who also understand the importance of providing nurturing guidance through the development of essential teacher-student relationships. At SAA, all employees, regardless of the role they play in the school, support the school mission and live the school’s motto to Be honest. Be kind. Be the best you can be.
Knowledge, Experience, and Skill Requirements:
An outstanding grasp of both content and pedagogy of music education including critical listening, creative movement, singing, and instrumental activities designed to develop basic music skills, concepts and vocabulary.
Knowledge and experience with Kodaly and Orff methods preferred.
Piano or keyboard skills preferred.
Ability to design inspirational experiences through a hands-on, interdisciplinary approach.
Comfortable working with a wide range of academic capabilities.
Assist in planning and hosting several student performances throughout the year.
Excellent classroom management skills.
Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding student progress.
Support the efforts of vertical team planning and curriculum alignment.
Demonstrate commitment to personal and professional growth.
Able to meaningfully receive, reflect on, and apply feedback to one's professional growth.
Fulfill other duties as assigned, such as lunch, recess, and carpool.
Attend all required meetings which may occur outside of the school day.
San Antonio Academy of Texas offers prekindergarten through eighth grade boys an exceptional academic program that features small classes, a family-like atmosphere, the development of a positive self-image and a foundation for life based upon love of God and country, integrity and respect for each other.