Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774


Colchester Middle School
Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3039268 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 7, 2019 Starting Date: January 31, 2019

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To participate as a member of both a school staff and the district music team in planning and implementing learning activities for students. The music teacher will implement the
district's established curriculum in music education as well as general policies and established procedures.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year are in accordance with the current Master Contract and salary schedule.

CLASSIFICATION: Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt

REPORTS TO: Building Principal

EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions in the current Master Agreement between the Colchester Education Association and the School Board. Evaluation will be completed according to the guidelines defined in the district's Differentiated Evaluation Process.

1. Teacher licensing requirements as defined by the VT State Department of Education, and a current endorsement in music education.
2. Demonstrated experience and commitment to integrating music and the arts in all curricula.
3. Collaborative support for the arts within schools and the community.
4. Previous teaching experience and/or performance as a musician highly desirable.
5. Commitment to the district’s mission and strategic plan.

1. Plans, presents, and evaluates a flexible, sequential, written curriculum which appropriately addresses the abilities and interests of students.
2. Cooperates with districtwide music teachers in refining curriculum and coordinating K 12 initiatives.
3. Promotes and maintains an exciting and challenging environment in music classes and lessons.
4. Initiates new ways of thinking and problem solving.
5. Acts as a resource person to classroom teachers in planning activities which integrate music, and initiating workshops as appropriate.
6. Budgets, orders, organizes, and stores all supplies and equipment relative to the music program.
7. Attends and contributes to both school and district meetings.
8. Promotes music and arts education in the community.
9. Plans, schedules, and participates in school, district, and regional musical performances with students.
10. Demonstrates individual professional growth in both music and related teaching areas.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Colchester Middle School!

Colchester Middle School, part of the Colchester School District, is located on beautiful Malletts Bay and the home of the CMS "Cougars."
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Michele Cote, Principal
    PO Box 28
    425 Blakely Road
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5800