K-8 Music Teacher

Deadline: 17 July 2019

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Education/training

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, and social growth.

Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the school curriculum program.

Demonstrate willingness and ability to collaborate, engage, and communicate with colleagues, parents and the public.

Collaborate with teachers on continuous improvement goals and support ongoing programs

Job responsibilities

  • Teach skills in music understanding/ appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to the students; 
  • Plan/ execute a balanced music program and organize class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time; 
  • Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each student; 
  • Encourage students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible; 
  • Utilize repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students; 
  • Maintain care/ responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse; 
  • Make minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required; 
  • Evaluate each student's musical growth, performance, and musical understanding; 
  • Assess each individual's contribution to the performance of the group; 
  • Cooperate with the Principal and staff in providing musical programs for open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs; 
  • Communicate with parents and school staff on individual student's progress.

Required qualifications

    • Ability to work well in a team environment; handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines Teaching certificate preferred but not required
    • University degree required, endorsement in Elementary Music or K-8 preferred
    • Higher education in Education, English, teaching experience.
    • At least 3 years of work experience in the relevant field; work experience in an international environment is preferred.
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Must be able to play Piano
    • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Music software)
    • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;

Additional information

You can apply online via staff.am or follow the below application procedure.

Candidates, interested in this position, are welcome to go to: http://qsiy.org/employment-application/ , complete and submit application, current resume and any other documents (e.g. certificates, CV, copies of degrees earned, recommendation letters, etc.) that address the qualification requirements of the position. 

Please clearly mention that you have heard of this job opportunity on staff.am

Soft skills

Artistic skills

Time management

Team player

Organizational skills

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Contact details

Website http://www.qsi.org

Phone: (010) 349-130

Address: Vahakni Community, Section 12, Yerevan

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