As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as two-time National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 97% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a classical curriculum focused on art, music, Latin, debate and character education.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employees and applicants will be treated in all respects on basis of merit and qualifications without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law. We strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds to apply. At Classical, we provide comprehensive health benefits, competitive salaries, and opportunities for growth.
Music Teachers are passionate about supporting the school's classical mission and helping all students gain knowledge of music. Music Teachers’ primary responsibilities are to:
Provide instruction in music to scholars in a way that maximizes learning.
Maintain a “no-excuses,” highly ordered classroom culture where scholars demonstrate respect, responsibility, caring, trustworthiness, fairness, and citizenship.
Under the supervision and direction of the School Leader, Music Teachers:
Study, practice, and execute lessons that lead scholars to mastery of music content, using our rigorous curriculum.
Maintain a lesson pace which both ensures comprehension and maximizes students' ability to engage in the activity.
Organize musical equipment thoughtfully, developing classroom routines to manage materials efficiently with minimal lost activity time.
Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety.
Manage student behavior for an effective learning environment.
Maintain accurate records of student information and assessment data.
Work cooperatively and professionally with other staff, including attending team and staff meetings.
Undertake other duties as required.
Above all, our teachers care deeply about their scholars, who inspire them to achieve life’s greatest joy: doing good work well.
NYS Teaching Certification strongly preferred
Alignment to Classical Charter School’s mission and approach
Excellent work ethic and organizational skills
Experience teaching in a high performing urban school preferred but not required
Demonstrated application of our core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency