Music Teacher

Position Title: Music Teacher
FLSA Classification: 100% FTE exempt position
Reports To: Director of Lower School
Position Purpose: Teach Music to K-8 School Students in an Independent Jewish Day School

The Brandeis School of San Francisco has reimagined what is possible in an inclusive, future-focused Jewish day school, becoming an acknowledged leader in asserting the role of spirituality and ethics in educating the whole child. We welcome applicants who see a school environment that fosters challenging academics, student-centered learning, ethics and spirituality, and innovation. This position will begin August 9, 2021.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan and teach a challenging course of study of music in a developmentally appropriate manner, with an emphasis on differentiating instruction and using assessments effectively
• Engage students in developing and producing music productions during the school year
• Provide music and sound support for various school programs
• Create an inclusive classroom environment through regular class sessions, supportive exchanges with students, and clear expectations for community behavior
• Collaborate with other faculty to develop curriculum, plan trips and special projects and solve problems as necessary
• Teach after school chorus one day a week as well as two middle school elective classes
• Work and communicate effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences and written reports
• Support and follow the School Policies and Procedures
• Be a positive and contributing member of the professional community.
• Other assigned duties.

Position Qualifications:
• B.A. degree (in music or education preferred)
• Strong music background required including working knowledge of National Content Standards for Music Education
• Musical Theatre Background Ideal
• Experience with choral music preferred
• Familiarity with the Orff-Shulwerk Method (Full Orff Instrumentarium Available)
• Familiarity with Kodaly welcomed but not required
• Teaching credential preferred
• Minimum 3 years classroom teaching experience
• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse members of the school community
• Demonstrate appropriate love and affection for children, have a ready smile and encouraging words
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, with all constituents in a school environment

Physical Qualifications:
• Regularly sit, talk, move equipment, hear, interact visually and through movement with students
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs
• Regularly use close and distance vision
• Work at a desk and computer screen
• Turn, bend, reach and occasionally use a ladder
• Work in a traditional climate controlled office environment and outside in typical Western (foggy) San Francisco weather

The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at The Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Instructions for applying:
To apply: send resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant********************hat you do not contact the school directly.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Instructions for applying: To apply: send resume and cover letter, including details of your experience relevant to teaching music to [email protected] We respectfully ask that you do not contact the school directly.

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-04-30
  • Times this job has been viewed: 4 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Teacher (Classroom), Music
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
Job Location
The Brandeis School of San Francisco
655 Brotherhood Way
San Francisco , California 94132


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