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Middle School/ Upper School Band Teacher- PT- Temporary
Out of Door Academy
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Type: Part Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 455
The Out-of-Door Academy seeks a Middle School/Upper School Band - PT Teacher (Temporary Position) tojoin a thriving school that is committed to providing a relevant and student-centered learning experience.
Responsibilities - Reporting to the Head of Middle School the Middle School/Upper School Band - PT Teacher (Temporary will be responsible for the following:
Teach four (4) classes, including percussion, band and two (2) middle school classes.
Prepare for and conduct multiple band concerts throughout the year, often coordinating with chorus and strings.
Display a rich knowledge and expertise in teaching and leading instrumental music with the ability to perform basic instrumental maintenance and repair.
Demonstrate proficiency on a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument along with a well-rounded knowledge of all band instruments.
Live the school’s mission and core values of respect, integrity, service, excellence, and responsibility.
Qualifications - The following experience, skills & knowledge are required and/or preferred:
Bachelor’s Degree in Music is required; Master’s Degree preferred.
Performing experience with instruments will be considered.
Prefer music classroom teaching experience in grades 6 – 12, ideally in an independent school setting.
Proficient with technology including Word, Excel and the Google drive platform.
A successful track record of working effectively with a wide range of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, and parents.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a part-time, temporary stipend position expected to be available beginning in October 2023 through February 2024. Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience.
At Out-of-Door, we value a diverse workforce. Applicants of any race, creed, physical ability, color, religion, sex, age, gender, sexual orientation or national origin are encouraged to apply. Once an offer is accepted, the position will require the successful completion of a national background screening and drug testing.
Located on two campuses totaling 95 acres in beautiful, Sarasota, Florida, The Out-of-Door Academy (ODA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school serving 800 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. At Out-of-Door, students are happy, engaged, and excited about their academic, artistic, athletic, and personal growth. A talented and dedicated faculty challenge students to reach their full potential while providing a high level of individual guidance and support. The school’s rigorous and innovative academic program ensures that learning is both meaningful and lasting. Robust offerings in the arts, athletics and service learning enrich the ODA experience and provide opportunities for students to discover and develop their unique interests and talents. Graduates leave Out-of-Door not only academically prepared but also with the strength of character and passion for learning that provide a strong foundation for future success in higher education and in life. Out-of-Door's core values: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Responsibility are the foundation of our school community.
Out-of-Door was founded on Siesta Key in 1924 to serve student...s in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. In 1996, a second campus in the Lakewood Ranch area of Sarasota was acquired to accommodate the addition of an upper school. Both campuses have evolved and developed to meet the needs of a growing enrollment as well as to enhance and enrich the experience of every student at ODA. Today, the five-acre Siesta Key campus is home to the Lower School (PK-5), and the 90-acre Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch houses both the Middle and Upper Schools. Facilities include interactive technology in every classroom, a fine and performing arts center with a black box theater, a student and STEM Center, a competition gymnasium with wellness center, a field house, a lighted stadium, tennis courts and a practice complex. A new Middle School campus was recently completed and opened in August, 2020.