High School Music Teacher / Choral Director

Falmouth Public Schools | Falmouth, ME

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Posted Date 6/11/2024
Description

Falmouth High School seeks a dynamic, creative, music teacher to join our team of passionate and professional educators.  The successful candidate must be able to make strong, positive connections with high-school aged students and faculty, champion the music program, and be a life-long learner.  This teacher will be an energetic and collaborative partner in a team of two full-time high school music teachers and also on a team of eight music teachers district wide contributing to a strong K-12 music program.

 

The primary functions of the music and chorus teacher are to teach high school classes and to lead choral music performance groups.  Music classes currently meet for 75 minutes every other day; chorus meets as a regular class as well. Students in band and chorus split each 75 minute block of their class between band and chorus.

The ideal candidate will feel comfortable:

 

  • teaching music theory, piano lab, songwriting,
  • leading large and small choral ensembles,
  • incorporating technology into teaching and communication, 
  • preparing students for and attending music festivals, and
  • collaborating with other music teachers.

Requirements:

  • High school experience is preferred. 
  • Piano accompaniment skills are required and vocal jazz experience is a plus. 
  • A valid Maine Department of Education teaching certificate with a Music K-12 endorsement (614) is required.

 

Falmouth High School is located on a 100-acre district K-12 campus in Falmouth Maine, a coastal community bordering the city of Portland.  Our campus features extensive fields, trails, gardens, and rich opportunities for collaboration between schools.  Student achievement is exemplary and the community takes great pride in all academic, co-curricular, and athletic accomplishments. Equally important is our commitment to ensuring that all members of our community feel known, respected and appreciated as we work to fulfill our District Mission: Navigating Creative Pathways to Courageous, Compassionate, and Fulfilling Lives.
 

 

Additional:
Pay commensurate with education and experience (per teacher scale). This position includes a generous and comprehensive benefits package (including 100% district paid single heath, vision, and dental coverages).

 

Falmouth Public Schools is committed to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion.  We encourage qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to apply is June 25, 2024.

Job Type
Teacher - High School Level
Job Location (County)
Cumberland

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