Bellingham Public Schools
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SUMMER MUSIC CAMP TEACHER (#45)


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3840059 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: June 6, 2022 Starting Date: July 11, 2022

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY #45

DATE: April 13, 2022
TITLE: Summer Music Camp Teacher (6 positions)
SALARY: $33 per hour, 4 1/2 hours per day plus 1 hour of prep per day, 5 days total (in addition to teaching, facilitator will receive an additional 5 hours prep @ $33 per hour), subject to grant funding
DATES OF PROGRAM: Monday - Friday, July 11 - July 15, 2022, Bellingham High School
FUNCTION: This program is designed to help engage and re-engage students after interrupted learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summer Music Camp program will address acceleraton of learning post-pandemic, social-emotional learning, limitations in instumentation due to the pandemic, and will support instrumental/choir courses for grades 5-8.

DUTIES:
1. Select appropriate literature and curriculum materials that develop musicianship, independence, and technique for a 1-week music program in a variety of settings: instrumental, choral, and music appreciation
2. Differentiate instruction and coaching to accelerate learning and close achievement gaps post-pandemic
3. Teach and coach students in the fundamentals of music ensemble playing - tone quality, balance and blend, intonation, tempo, articulation/diction, expression, style and phrasing
4. As a faculty team, develop 5 independent rhythm-based lessons as integral sessions for each day of camp
5. As a faculty team, develop 5 breathing, posture and stretching lessons as integral lessons for each day of camp
6. Design fun and engaging lessons that encourage respect, compassion, inclusive and team-building strategies
7. Prepare an end of camp narrative summary about the program, student work, areas of success and areas of improvement for the future
8. Ensure district and school safety protocols are maintained when applicable
9. Supervise students at arrival, dismissal and break times
10. Additional duties as assigned by the camp facilitator or Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
11. Follow all applicable district and school rules

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. MA Educator License in Music grades PK-12
2. Current member of the Bellingham Public School faculty preferred

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
1. Applicants should apply via SchoolSpring.
2. The position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply by Monday, April 25, 2022.
3. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified.






Position Type: Summer
Positions Available: 6
Salary: $33 to $33 Per Hour


Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
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Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Cindy Haley Higgins, Professional Development/Grant Coordinator
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-883-5089
    Email: chaleyhiggins@bpsdk12.org