Elementary General Music Teacher

Washoe County School District Music Department
Reno, Nevada
Variable- $41,080 minimum
Posted On:
July 15, 2022


WCSD provides music education to all elementary students K-5 in our 65 schools. We have 72 elementary general music positions in our thriving and growing music community. We have multiply openings due to growth in our community and continued support of music instruction. SUMMARY DESCRIPTION Under the general supervision of an administrator, a classroom teacher will implement school board policy regarding the educational curriculum of a particular instructional division and/or instructional unit. The teacher may teach one or more subjects. EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Planning and Preparation Demonstrates mastery of content and pedagogy, knowledge of students and resources Sets instructional outcomes for diverse learners Designs coherent instruction and student assessments aligned with Common Core State Standards Classroom Environment Creates an environment of respect and rapport Organizes physical space to create a safe, accessible, and resource-rich environment Manages classroom procedures and student behavior Establishes a culture for learning Demonstrates cultural competency Instruction Communicates learning expectations to students Engages students in learning Utilizes questioning and discussion techniques Embeds assessment in instruction Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness Demonstrates familiarity with Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Professional Responsibilities Maintains accurate records Reflects on teaching Supports family and community partnerships Participates in a professional community Demonstrates professionalism, integrity and ethical conduct


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Education/Experience: Any combination of education and experience in teaching would provide the required knowledge and skills are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with student teaching experience and/or Experience: Three (3) years of verified contracted teaching experience with a Bachelor's Degree and the ability to obtain a valid teaching license in Nevada Knowledge of: Child development; behavior and characteristics of students; subject area and/or credential area of teaching. (e.g. special education, math, science, etc.); effective teaching skills; planning and organizing; supervision and control; assessment and diagnosis; interpersonal relations. Skill at: Creating an effective environment for learning, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with teachers, administrators, counselors, and other staff members. The ability to establish and maintain standard of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Effective utilization of technology in instruction, planning, data-based decision making and monitoring of student achievement. License/Certificates: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Nevada teaching license in the relevant subject area/and or grade level. Special Considerations: When selected for Department chair of a high school, additional pay will be provided based on number of teachers supervised. THIS JOB SPECIFICATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY THAT THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE THE EXCLUSIVE STANDARDS OF THE POSITION. INCUMBENTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS, AND PERFORM ANY OTHER RELATED DUTIES, AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THEIR SUPERVISOR.

How to Apply

https://www.washoeschools.net/domain/257 or email Amy Barthel at abarthel@washoeschools.net