Music Teacher

The Montessori School of Raleigh is looking for a 4th-12th grade general music teacher, a Band Director and Chorus Instructor for Elementary, Middle School and Upper School students. Candidate should have a a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and preferably a Masters Degree in Music and previous teaching experience. A background in Orff or Kodaly preferred, but not required. Knowledge of Montessori philosophy strongly recommended. Responsibilities include teaching General Music (grades 4-6, 7-12), band and chorus (grades 4-6, 7-12). Candidates should be willing to collaborate with music and classroom teachers and be capable of supporting a differentiated, nurturing Montessori learning environment. Essential qualifications: creative, energetic, warm personality, and good organizational skills. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing with administrators, parents, children, and co-workers. MSR is accredited by AMS and SACS. The school offers a strong benefit package. Please send cover letter and resume to ml@msr.org.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Teach general music classes to 4th-12th grade: lesson planning, curriculum integration,
• Teach Beginner Band, Intermediate Band and Upper School Band and direct the holiday and spring concerts, band performances, and any other programs as needed, including the athletics Pep Band.
• Oversee music equipment inventory
• Collaborate constructively with a team of Interdisciplinary educators, Curriculum Coordinators, parents and staff/faculty