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Elementary Music Teacher - NOW HIRING!

Company: Community Leadership Academy Inc
Location: Commerce City
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Elementary Music Teacher (K-5) - Now Hiring, APPLY TODAY!*
*_191 days; $50,490 - $53,490 Annual_*
We are looking for a talented individual interested in being an important part of our organization. Commitment to academic rigor, innovative instruction, standards of excellence and professional development are critical components of helping us continue to be an effective high-performing school.
*Our Music Teacher is responsible for: *

* Teaching music education to students in grades K-5, and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction.
* Helping students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments and listening.
* Performs other duties directly related to this job description.
* Documenting and reporting on students' progress;
* Attending meetings with parents and staff;

*Description of Basic Duties: *

* Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music.
* Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation and
instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
* Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each student.
* Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.
* Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
* Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse.
* Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
* Evaluates each pupil's musical growth, performance, and musical understanding.
* Assesses each individual's contribution to the performance of the group.
* Other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.

Teachers help fulfill the school's mission by planning, guiding, and evaluating the learning process of students within the framework of the school's philosophy, organization, and curriculum. Teachers provide the ideal learning atmosphere and activities designed to maximize student competencies and skills for emotional, physical, social, and academic growth toward a successful future.
*Benefits Package: *

* Paid Time Off = 7 days annually
* Offering: Health, Dental, Vision, Short/long-term Disability, and Life
* Retirement: PERA (Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association) with 401K and 457 Options

Community Leadership Academy is a Distinction School, currently ranked the highest performing elementary school in the Charter School Institute's entire school portfolio and in the top 10% of all elementary schools in Colorado. The school is rated *Performance* by the Colorado Department of Education, a rating the school has maintained for the last ten consecutive years.
Community Leadership Academy is located just north of downtown Denver in Commerce City, Colorado. As a community located in the beautiful Rocky Mountain area and just a short 15-minute drive to the heart of downtown Denver, Commerce City has easy access to all the conveniences of a metropolitan city with the small-town feel.
_It is the policy of Community Leadership Academy/Victory Preparatory Academy to provide equal opportunity under the law with respect to all programs, activities and employment, and to prohibit discrimination on any basis protected by law, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law._

*Requirements: *

* Colorado Teaching Certificate a Plus
* Specific knowledge of subject assigned;
* Strong written and oral communication skills;
* Previous teaching experience preferred or other work with children.
* Agree to Background Check

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,490.00 - $53,490.00 per year

* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday%58047475%

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