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Oak Hill Academy
Music Teacher Position: 2017-18 school year

Overview of position

Oak Hill Academy, Lincroft, NJ, seeks a part time Music Teacher for grades Kindergarten through eight.  Music teacher is responsible for his/her curriculum using the Orff Schulwerk philosophy.  Students experience music through songs, age-appropriate movement and dance, playing recorder and various pitched and unpitched percussion instruments.  Basic music concepts are explored through a variety of activities including improvisation and composition.  Multi-cultural and cross-curricular experiences are integral.  The Music Teacher is responsible for two levels of percussion ensembles (4th/5th grades; 6th-8th grades) and a Chorus (3rd-8th grades) that perform periodically throughout the school year as well as providing opportunities for recorder ensembles.

 

Qualifications

Talented, creative music teacher who can inspire students within the Orff Schulwerk philosophy of music education.  Proficient piano and/or guitar skills and a background in Orff-Schulwerk is essential.  The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and excellent communication skills are also important.  A desire to integrate music curriculum with other subjects and provide multi-cultural experiences for the students is important.  A Bachelors or Master’s degree in music and/or music education and successful experience as a music classroom teacher are preferred.

Please send resume and two letters of recommendation to Patrice Murray (pmurray@oakhillacademy.com) . Oak Hill Academy 347 Middletown-Lincroft Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738