Conservatory Lab Charter School--Dorchester ( learn more )

Conservatory Lab Charter School

Dorchester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2962719
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Re-posted : February 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 12, 2019

Job Description

Music Teacher - Woodwinds/Brass (Full-Time): 3rd-8th


Conservatory Lab Charter School empowers a diverse range of children as scholars, artists, and leaders through a unique and rigorous academic and music education. We enrich the larger community through performance, service, and collaboration. As a laboratory school, we develop and disseminate innovative educational approaches that positively impact children in other schools and programs.
At Conservatory Lab, we believe in the power of music and learning to transform the lives of our students and their families. At the core of our pioneering curriculum is the hybrid of two proven and exemplary programs: El Sistema and Expeditionary Learning. Both programs emphasize the experience of breaking through barriers in the pursuit of excellence – creating a culture and habit of perseverance. Taken together, these two programs motivate and nurture our students to become dedicated scholars, compassionate leaders, and skilled musicians.
Position Overview
We are seeking a full-time music teacher who is responsible for teaching daily (45 mins) woodwinds/brass group lessons for students in grades 3-8. Strong classroom management skills and experience are required. Collaboration with other classroom teachers and music staff will also be required in order to help fulfill the vision of an arts integrated school and an in-school El Sistema inspired program. Being a laboratory school, the candidate must also be committed to engaging in creative projects with students as well as exploring culturally relevant repertoire and content.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach large and small group lessons
Co-teach, plan and implement curriculum in conjunction with respective grade level music teachers.
Help create and implement music integrated classroom projects in collaboration with curriculum developer and classroom teachers.
Maintain clean, organized teaching spaces.
Provide necessary instruction and training for those assisting in the classroom (volunteers, interns, parents).
Ensure respectful and open lines of communication with parents by being available through written and oral communication, setting up conferences etc.
Comply with all professional development requirements.
Attend all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events.
Assist with school duties as needed (arrival, dismissal, lunch etc.).
Attend and assist with concerts and performances in and out of school as needed.
Reports to:
Director of El Sistema Music Program
Minimum 3 years experience teaching and implementing curriculum (urban setting very preferable)
Bachelor’s Degree in music (education preferable)
Master’s Degree in music (education preferable)
Massachusetts teaching licensure (preferable)
Ability to work with basic Microsoft and Google programs (word, excel, Google drive etc.)

Send resume and cover letter:

FROM: Brass/Woodwinds GR3-8

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Music Education
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 2120 Dorchester Ave
    • Dorchester, Massachusetts 02124
    • Phone: 617-254-8904
    • Fax: 617-254-8909
    • Email: click here

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