Full Time - Vocal Music Teacher – Liberty Middle School

  • Monday, September 18, 2017 9:33 AM
    Message # 5266135
    Christy Seyler (Administrator)

    POSITION: Vocal Music Teacher – 1.0 FTE 

    LOCATION: Liberty Middle School 

    Vocal Music Teacher 1.0 20-775 09-14-17.pdf

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Possess a valid Michigan teaching certificate with an endorsement in music (JQ or JX) covering grades 6-12.
    2. Applicants must be ‘highly qualified’ as defined under the No Child Left Behind Act.
    3. Proficient and knowledgeable in his/her area of teaching with a proven history of successful vocal music programs.
    4. Demonstrated strong instructional skills with high expectations that provide a rigorous, challenging, focused, engaging environment conducive to high levels of achievement and student success.
    5. Expertise in and commitment to effectively preparing ensembles and soloists for festivals, competitions, concerts and other performances.
    6. Demonstrated success in recruitment and retention of students in curricular and extra-curricular ensembles. 

    RELEVANT UNDERSTANDINGS AND COMPETENCIES:
    - Awareness of the physical, social, emotional and academic development of the learner.
    - Capable of nurturing the home-school-community relationship.
    - Proficient and knowledgeable in the core subject areas.
    - Able to provide a flexible, stable and pleasant learning environment that is student-centered while maintaining appropriate classroom management.
    - Familiarity with culturally relevant pedagogy and be able to include this pedagogy in his/her teaching practices.
    - Understanding of pertinent learning intervention practices, such as Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS).
    - Work collaboratively with colleagues in professional learning communities.
    - Knowledge of and practical experience in research based instructional practices.
    - Knowledge and practice with formative and summative assessments to evaluate and improve student achievement.
    - Ability to implement school district curriculum with consistency.
    - Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction.
    - Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices, and ensure student mastery of standards.
    - Form and maintain relationships with students’ families.
    - Participate in on-going professional development in the spirit of continuous improvement. 

    EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on Evaluation of Certificated Personnel. 

    BEGINNING DATE: 2017/18 School Year 

    SALARY: Beginning step of the applicable salary schedule. Bachelors degree step one - $39,954 Masters degree step one - $43,954 Salary prorated based on start date. 

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Five days of professional development in the first three years in this position, outside of the contractual obligation. 

    METHOD OF APPLICATION:
    Two Step Process

    Step 1 - Complete the online application: https://hr-applications.pccsk12.com/Job_List.aspx Complete the entire online application including the Teacher Supplemental section, and upload the following documents in the File Upload section: - Resume - Cover Letter (attach in resume section). Address cover letter to Dr. Liz Vartanian-Gibbs, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Labor Relations - Two Letters of recommendation - Copies of official transcripts for all degrees earned - Copy of valid Michigan teaching certificate Please note that documents uploaded to your online application will need to be one of the following file formats: .jpg, .tif,.doc, .pdf, or .gif. Files should be no larger than 8.5" x 11" scanned in black and white or 256 grayscale. Because all required documents are attached to the online application, it is not necessary to submit paperwork to our office.

    Step 2 - Apply for the position From the main page of the your online application in the ‘Available Jobs’ section, find the job code for the position you are interested in and click ‘APPLY’ on the left-hand side of the page. The job will then appear at the top of the page in the‘Jobs You Have Applied For’ section. 

    OTHER: Upon recommendation for employment, Section 1230g, as amended, of the Revised School Code requires all school employees to be electronically finger printed for the purpose of undergoing a criminal history background check. The fingerprinting is conducted by a third party and is at the expense of the applicant. Cost for fingerprinting is approximately$70.00. 

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open Until Filled Dr. Liz Vartanian-Gibbs Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Questions, contact Maria G. Camilleri Employment Coordinator/Human Resources 734-416-4836,


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