Packer Collegiate is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Choral Director to work with our Middle and Upper School students. The successful candidate will join a highly active and collaborative Arts Department committed to diversity, equity and global competence, and will wish to reflect these qualities in their teaching and repertoire. Taking responsibility for Choral Singing throughout the Middle and Upper Schools, the holder of this position will foster an appreciation and love of singing, an understanding of its benefits, and a knowledge of its history through a sound pedagogical approach and the charismatic leadership of this vital part of Packer’s Arts program.
The responsibilities for this position include:
Teaching all Middle School and Upper School Chorus classes
Conducting concert performances and other events
Over-seeing student led choral ensembles
Seeking internal and external performance opportunities
Advising work, comment-writing as required, engaging in in-house Professional Development
Attending Department and Divisional meetings
Applicants should possess:
A Master’s Degree (or higher) in Music, Music Education or related fields
At least 3 years’ experience directing choral ensembles
Proficiency in current best practices in Music Education
A commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work both inside and outside the classroom as well as promoting an inclusive, just, and equitable school community
A wide knowledge of diverse choral repertoire and resources
A genuine desire to collaborate with colleagues
A sincere and visible commitment to excellent teaching, utilization of best music teaching practices, and continued professional development
Comfort with and interest in working with students in an advisory capacity
Please send resume and cover letter to hr@Packer.edu with “Job Listing 36020” in the subject line of the email. To be considered, materials submitted should be titled: “Last Name First Name - [Document Title].”
About The Packer Collegiate Institute
Grounded in rich traditions while embracing the future, Packer is a diverse community that balances the value of scholarship and the intellect with the importance of meaningful and sustained relationships. Guided by dedicated adults, Packer students are challenged to develop talents, pursue aspirations, and become empathetic, responsible, globally-minded women and men.
We educate students to:
Act with Purpose and Heart
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