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7 Mar 2023

Teacher High School Music Teacher

 Pagosa Springs, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

High School Music Teacher

Start Date: August 28, 2023

Full-time position with a starting salary of $47,753 – $61,007 for 175 days paid over a 12-month period.

Performance Responsibilities:

  1. Teaches skills in music appreciation, harmony, and explorations in music, and in instrumental music and choral music to secondary pupils.  Uses the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  2. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
  3. Plans a balanced music program and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  4. Provides individual and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  5. Uses a repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
  6. Controls the storage and use of school-owned property; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
  7. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and musical performances.
  8. Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.
  9. Plans, rehearses and directs pupils in musical programs for school and community.
  10. Selects and requisitions books, musical instruments, and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
  11. Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
  12. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  13. Cooperates with the school administration in providing musical programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and civic functions.
  14. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.
  15. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
  16. Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of pupil activities.
  17. Maintains professional competence through in-service education provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities related to music.

Terms of Employment:

Salary:          Based upon the District’s adopted salary schedule for a Certified Teacher

Work Schedule:         175 days per year as designated by the Board adopted calendar

Benefits:          Full Benefits

Hours:          7:45 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday

FLSA:          Exempt/Certified

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.