Lower School Music Teacher

THE POSITION

The Park School of Baltimore has an opening for a part-time Lower School Music Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The Lower School Music Teacher teaches general music classes in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2. The ability to work within a diverse student body and knowledge of multicultural education, particularly within the music curriculum, is essential.

Context

In addition to teaching, the Lower School Music Teacher will attend weekly faculty and department meetings, serve on school-wide committees, and share in regularly assigned duties. The Lower School Music Teacher participates fully in the life of Park’s Lower School as well as a coordinated K-12 Arts Department. 

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Music Education
  • Advanced degree in Music Education preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in Early Childhood Music Education
  • Training in early childhood development
  • Candidates with Orff, Kodaly and/or Dalcroze certification given special consideration.
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate experience in curriculum design and implementation as well as a proven ability to differentiate instruction.

We welcome candidates without previous experience in independent schools. Candidates who are from diverse backgrounds and/or who have experience in cultural competency work are strongly encouraged to apply.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Park salaries and benefits are highly competitive with those in other leading independent schools. For new appointments, salaries reflect experience and training equated to Park’s scales.

In addition to normal retirement and health benefits, the school offers the following distinctive program:

Faculty & Curricular Advancement (FACA) Program

This program supports summer professional development work by faculty on a distinctive scale. Established in 1989, FACA is supported by a $5.9 million endowment; currently, over 40% of all Park faculty participate annually. Grants cover full salary and benefits for group or individual projects selected through a formal review process. Most grants are for four weeks; some are for shorter periods.

Application Process

Send letter of interest, personal statement, and resume. Please also indicate whether there are any special circumstances which will affect the timing of your search, availability for interviews, and decisions for the coming year.

Contact Person:
Priscilla Morales
Associate Head of School
The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Rd
Baltimore, MD 21208
Telephone: (410) 339-4159
FAX: (410) 339-4125
academicresources@parkschool.net

 

The Park School of Baltimore does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or any physical or mental disability unrelated to a reasonable performance of an employee's duties.