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Music Teacher Job Description

About the American Dream School

The American Dream High School is a dual-language (Spanish/English) high school in the Mott Haven area of the South Bronx. We will offer a project-based, dual-language program that cultivates bilingualism and biliteracy.

About the Position
The American Dream High School is seeking a bilingual (Spanish/English) motivated, and engaging teacher who is committed to serving English Language Learners and cultivating bilingualism and biliteracy. The ideal candidate will be able to provide students with an understanding of music appreciation, harmony, and choral music. This candidate will give students exposure to all genres of music and also develop a choral/a capella ensemble.

Responsibilities
Classroom Preparation
Discuss assigned duties with teachers for planning, preparation, and development of teaching aids
Prepare lesson materials, including technological equipment
Creating music education curriculum that is appropriate for middle school students
Distribute materials and assist in other time management/organizational duties
Type, file, and duplicate materials

Teaching Responsibilities
Assist in the distribution, collection, and grading of tests and assignments
Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress
Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems
Provide extra assistance to students with special needs including physical help
Attend and participate in staff meetings
Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities

Classroom Management Responsibilities
Supervise and manage students in all spaces, upholding ADS core values, rules and policies
Instruct, maintain, and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and material
Maintain accurate records and create reports

Additional Responsibilities
Assist with DRA testing
Assist with breakfast/lunch duties
Perform other assigned duties
Following a co-teaching model
Create a choral/a cappella ensemble (Showcase choir)
Community Outreach

Position Requirements
• Bilingual Spanish/English;
• New York State Teaching Certification in Music Education 7-12 is required.
• Strong organizational skills;
• Maintain confidentiality and meets deadlines, complete assignments with consistent accuracy;
• Tech-savvy; familiarity and experience with Microsoft Office, Gmail, Google docs/drive;
• Effective verbal, writing and listening skills.

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Spanish

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
Master's degree

HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume and cover letter to teach@theamericandreamschool.org explaining your interest in the role and outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the Health Teacher position. In addition, please describe how the mission of the American Dream School speaks to you. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.

• Location: Bronx

• Post ID: 138109707 bronx
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