Choral Director

Organization:
West Lafayette Community School Corporation
Location:
West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High School
Category:
Posted On:
May 23, 2017

Description

Job Summary West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School is seeking an experienced candidate to lead the school’s choral department and teach related music courses (such as class piano, music composition, music theory, music history, etc.). Job Responsibilities: • Provide opportunities for greater student participation in the choral and general music program • Increase proficiency in vocal and choral technique, sight-reading, general musicality, and music theory • Use classroom sessions/rehearsals and performances as a means to teach communication skills • Demonstrate best practices for using teaching in a technology-rich, connected environment, including the use of our music technology lab • Work collaboratively with parents/families, community partners, elementary school teachers, and high school instrumental program teachers. Duties Include: • Conducting Jr. High School Choirs, Concert Choir (SATB), Advanced Choir (SATB), Choral Ensembles and teaching music courses assignments • Selecting challenging and appropriate repertoire for these four performing groups • Planning and implementing at least four main concerts a year • Planning and delivering instruction in a wide variety of creative topic areas in accordance with state and national music standards. • Supporting collaboration with music colleagues to improve and grow K-12 music program • Managing the Student Choral Account, supplementing this budget with annual fundraisers • Regularly communicating with parents concerning academic progress, upcoming events, etc. using both email and course websites Ideal candidates will have experience in: • Choral conducting • Vocal instruction for soprano, alto, tenor, and bass voices • Blended, project-based teaching methodologies, backward design, technology-based teaching methods, grading and assessment using online technologies • Concert development and promotion

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education (Master’s degree preferred) •Licensed to teach Choral Music in Indiana •Ability to work collaboratively with families, students, faculty, and staff •Desire to learn new technologies

How to Apply

Please submit: • Teacher Application (found at www.wl.k12.in.us/employment) • Letter of Interest • Resume • IN Teacher’s License • Copy of university transcripts (and any additional certificates) • 3 recent letters of recommendation Please send the completed application packet by mail or email to: Abby Weiderhaft West Lafayette Community School Corporation 1130 N. Salisbury Street West Lafayette, IN 47906 weiderhafta@wl.k12.in.us 765-269-4003