An educator with an unwavering commitment to music education and the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
An outstanding music teacher who holds scholars to consistently high behavioral and academic expectations through high support.
A self-reflective and self-aware teammate who is dedicated to aligning their classroom to Democracy Prep's commitment to antiracism and who is eager to use these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A professional with deep content-area expertise, who engages scholars with differentiation and strong execution of high-quality curriculum and prepares rigorous and engaging lessons through strong lesson planning.
A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with 2 years of teaching experience and state certification (preferred).
What You’ll Do
Cultivate the social-emotional well-being of all scholars by building a positive virtual classroom culture that employs high expectations, high support, and leverages strong partnerships with scholars, their families, and the school's scholar support team.
Develop and maintain positive, strong virtual classroom culture.
Plan and prepare for effective implementation of a coherent, research-based music curriculum for both asynchronous (pre-posted) and synchronous (live) online lessons.
Evaluate musical achievement through regular analysis of student performance and maintain up-to-date attendance and grading records for all participants.
Maintain strong relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues through effective and frequent communication.
This position is 10 hours per week and is fully remote.
Synchronous lessons will be taught on Wednesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM. You must be available to be online during this time.
The rest of your lessons will be asynchronous and will need to be posted to Google Classroom twice a week, but the remainder of your ten hours of work for planning, posting, and grading can be flexible.
Scholars & families may reach out for academic support or questions related to assignments or grades and you will be expected to be responsive (e.g. responding within 24 hours of any communication).
Target Start Date is 11/30 and the position will run through mid-May.
Pay is hourly and commensurate with your experience.
Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.