MUSIC TEACHER .50 FTE

Chatham Elementary School

Monomoy Regional School District

Chatham, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2972441
  • Application Deadline: August 1, 2018
  • Posted : July 10, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 29, 2018

Job Description

Chatham Elementary School is seeking to hire a highly qualified .50 FTE music teacher to add to our amazing unified arts team. CERTIFICATION: MA teacher certification in general music required. This position would provide general music classes for approximately 220 students at our K-4 school two and one-half days per week (Wednesday afternoons, Thursdays and Fridays). Start date would be August 29, 2018.
Benefits and retirement included.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Music Education
  • Welcome to Chatham Elementary School!

    Chatham Elementary School Educational Philosophy and Goals
    We believe that each child is unique and has special talents and abilities. Our responsibility is to provide learning experiences in an atmosphere that capitalizes on nurturing these talents while challenging students to acquire new skills and understandings. We welcome the responsibility to provide a rich learning environment for all students, one that promotes academic excellence for everyone. Accordingly, curriculum and instruction should address the gifts, talents and unique learning needs of every student. Additionally, we recognize that students display a multitude of special gifts including artistic, academic, interpersonal, athletic and musical talent. The elementary years are a time to promote the academic, social, emotional, physical and aesthetic development of each child. It is also a time to build strong classroom communities in which children of different abilities and interests grow and learn together. The learning needs of children demonstrating high achievement in academic areas will be met in the regular classroom setting through differentiated instruction. Teachers will employ a variety of strategies and learning formats to create appropriate academic challenge.


    Differentiated instruction will include:
    • Individualized reading program
    • Curriculum compacting in mathematics
    • Varied groupings for instruction (small group collaborative, partner work, 1:1)
    • Project based learning with a research component
    • Interdisciplinary connections with technology integration
    • Extensions related to topics that go beyond the prescribed curriculum


    Affective Goals
    - Instill awareness within each child of his/her capabilities.
    - Emphasize each child’s unique qualities as an individual.
    - Develop each child’s self-confidence and strong feelings of self worth.
    - Promote feelings of personal happiness and contentment within each child.
    - Teach tolerance, acceptance and appreciation for the uniqueness of others.


    Cognitive Goals
    - Provide opportunities that enable each child to reach his/her full potential.
    - Teach essential skills and concepts in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science, health and technology.
    - Develop and enhance artistic and creative strengths.
    - Develop decision-making and problem solving abilities.
    - Promote divergent thinking and higher level thinking patterns.
    - Teach children to strive for personal excellence. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Monomoy Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • CORI and fingerprinting background check required.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Monomoy Regional School District, Cape Cod's premier public school system, seeks to hire committed, talented and diverse staff. How would you contribute to our staff?
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Katelyn Bruster , Personnel
    • 425 Crowell Road
    • Chatham, Massachusetts 02633

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