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Middle/Upper School Chorus & IB Music Teacher (Grades 5-12)BACK TO SEARCH
Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:

msheadsearch@brooklynfriends.org
Divisions:
Upper School, Middle School
Grade Levels:
5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Job Description:

Middle/Upper School Chorus & IB Music Teacher (Grades 5-12)

Brooklyn Friends School seeks to hire a full-time Chorus/IB Music Teacher to teach 5th-12th Grade Chorus and IB Music, serve as musical director for our fall musical, and support students as a Middle School advisor. An MA or MFA degree is preferable. Candidates should have a strong background in vocal pedagogy and choral conducting as well as experience teaching middle and upper school students. Training and experience teaching IB Music (International Baccalaureate) is a plus. Comfort with and desire to utilize interactive, creative and inspirational teaching techniques, assessments, and technology in the classroom is desired.

All Middle/Upper School teachers also serve in the capacity of Advisor to eight or nine Middle School students. Advisors oversee students' progress in all classes, serve as the primary contact with parents, and participate in other responsibilities such as overnight trips, leading anti-bias and social-justice activities, and facilitating service learning.

Responsibilities:  

  • Teach up to six sections of chorus across middle and upper divisions

  • Co-direct the middle/upper school fall musical

  • Collaborate and plan with grade level peers and the chair of the Performing Arts department to develop curriculum and host performances

  • Serve as an advisor in the middle school

  • Other duties specified by division

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Background in teaching chorus and/or vocal music to preadolescent and adolescent students

  • Experience with student-centered and progressive teaching methods preferred

  • Experience in developing curriculum

  • Experience with anti-bias and culturally responsive pedagogy

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficiency with incorporating technology into the classroom

  • High energy and a strong ability to connect with adolescents

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to meet and adhere to multiple deadlines

  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and lifelong learning

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred

  • Three or more years of teaching experience preferred

  • Experience working as part of a collaborative team of teachers

 

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to performingartsposition@brooklynfriends.org


Applicant Requirements:
Education:

An MA or MFA degree is preferable. Candidates should have a strong background in vocal pedagogy and choral conducting as well as experience teaching middle and upper school students. Training and experience teaching IB Music (International Baccalaureate) is a plus. Comfort with and desire to utilize interactive, creative and inspirational teaching techniques, assessments, and technology in the classroom is desired.


Additional Info:
www.brooklynfriends.org
Job Posting Expiration Date: 06/28/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School, Middle School
School Name:  Brooklyn Friends School
Street Address: (Lower School) 375 Pearl Street
(Upper School) 116 Lawrence Street
City: Brooklyn
State: NY
Zip Code: 11201
Country:
Mailing Address:
Street Address: Brooklyn Friends School 375 Pearl Street
City: Brooklyn
State: NY
Zip Code: 11201
Country: USA
Phone: 718-852-1029
Fax: 718-643-4868
Head Of School: Lawrence Weiss
Founding Date:
Accreditation:
Day / Boarding: Day Only
Age / Grade Levels: Toddler-12
Enrollment Size:
Website: http://www.brooklynfriends.org
Social Media Sites:
Admissions Contact: Karine Blemur-Chapman
Admissions Email: kbchapman@brooklynfriends.org


08/03/2017 (Lower School) 375 Pearl Street
(Upper School) 116 Lawrence Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

(Lower School) 375 Pearl Street
(Upper School) 116 Lawrence Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Country: USA
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