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To teach music classes that are Christ-centered and offers a superior education academically, spiritually, and socially in a structured, positive environment. The Band Teacher will teach all levels of band, including Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Jazz Ensembles. As Director of Fine Arts, this position will act as department head for the music and drama programs and coordinate the planning and production of concerts, chapel music presentations, and the Spring Musical.

Administrative calendar: August 5, 2024 – June 30, 2025

Salary range $50,338 – $75,951

Essential Functions
Follow school procedures and policies in administrative and educational matters that are set by Head of School and the School Board.
Member of the school leadership team.
Develop and teach classroom music program for all band classes in grades 5 – 8.
Coordinate and support all music programs, including general music, choral, and orchestra classes in grades Kindergarten – 8.
Coordinate and support drama classes and productions.
Responsible for daily instruction of students, as well as observations, evaluations, testing, reporting, conferencing and record keeping for each student.
Responsible for daily curriculum planning, and implementation of plans following school adopted learning objectives.
Responsible for planning and leading concert performances, chapel music presentations, and special events.
Communicate curriculum and classroom activity information to parents regularly.
Accountable to meet learning objectives for the grade levels taught: to teach, test and re-teach with a variety of materials and resources suitable to the learning situation until reasonable mastery is achieved.
Keep daily plans in easy access in the event that a substitute is needed, and a required current substitute file of general information of schedule and seating arrangements.
Responsible to guide his/her educational assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s) in their role in the classroom when appropriate.
Plan and conduct parent/teacher conferences, and establish and maintain a positive working relationship with staff and parents.
Teach scheduled class days and participate in staff development, in-service, preparation and special programs according to annual school calendar.
Maintain an attractive environment conducive and related to the educational process, and the units and themes being taught, as well as daily orderly organization and maintenance of the classroom.
Responsible for student management in keeping with the school discipline policy.

Other Job Functions – Responsible for:
The safety and health of students in the classroom
Maintaining 7:45am to 3:45pm on-campus hours or longer on weekly meeting days.
Attending all staff and in-service meetings
Participating in parent nights and concerts.
Set-up of classroom prior to the opening of school as well as year-end clean-up of classroom
Timely planning of supply needs and requesting needs from the purchasing manager
Conducting oneself in a professional and Christian manner, both in and out of the classroom
Fulfilling and maintaining all professional development training as required
Fulfilling other related duties as assigned by the Head of School
Support student learning in the classroom or virtually as requested.

Skill Requirements – Must include excellent:

Communication skills in written and spoken word
Teaching and classroom management skills
Interpersonal and organizational skills
Educational and Experience Requirements
Baccalaureate Degree in Education
ACSI Teaching Certificate (or willing to obtain an ACSI Certification within one year)
Preferred Washington State Teaching Certificate.
Experience teaching music classes to young people in a school setting.

Spiritual Leadership Requirements
Teachers hold a ministerial role training and modeling children and families in spiritual tenants of the Christian Faith. Attitude, behavior, and character in and out of the classroom are essential.
Regular attendance and involvement in an Evangelical Church
Profession of personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Continuous growth in maturity through daily prayer, Bible reading, and witnessing
Lead a life of Godly example including Christ-like relationships, attitudes, and character in line with NCC core values and statement of faith.

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