Become a Music Teacher with Education Through Music...Job responsibilities include:Serving as school music facultyCoordinating and developing the in-school music program with program staffProducing two school-wide concerts each yearEach music teacher's program is designed in consultation with Education Through Music's Program Staff and based on ETM's curriculum and benchmarks. Lesson planning is required and will be reviewed on a regular basis.
We provide all ETM Music Teachers with ongoing professional development, training, and mentoring by experienced instructional supervisors, supplying the practical training critical to success in urban schools that is often missing from standard education preparation programs.An elective employer-subsidized health coverage plan is availablePart-time and full-time teaching opportunities are availableMost of our partner schools are located in the Bronx, but we are in all 5 boroughsThe pedagogical approach is Orff-influenced and we provide a variety of tools and resources, including:Hand-percussionOrff instrumentsHandbellsKeyboardRecordersGuitarsOther String InstrumentsTechnologyApplicants must possess a BA or Master's Degree in Music, Education, or Fine Arts and have experience teaching groups of childrenPrevious classroom teaching experience is strongly preferredSinging, conducting, keyboard, guitar and presentation skills are all plusesA Music Education degree is preferredETM welcomes applicants who hold or are pursuing certification, and seeks placements that will support the career advancement of certified teachers, helping them create top quality music programs at schools with the greatest need, and eventually securing career teaching placements directly with the NYC Department of Education
NOTE:Individuals who do not currently hold 'eligible' status for classroom teaching from the NYC Department of Education (DOE) will be asked to undergo a fingerprinting and background check by the NYC DOE PETS system. Only those cleared by the DOE who receive 'eligible' status are eligible for hire by ETM.All those invited to interview will be asked to present a mock lesson to the discipline of the desired position.Benefits for Full-Time Teachers (4-5 days) include:12 month (year round) payroll - salary range $50,800 - $60,400/yearPaid time off- Sick days, personal days, school holidays and breaks, including summer breakEmployer-subsidized health insurance and employer-sponsored Health Reimbursement Account (select medical plans)Teaching certification assistance403B retirement planCommuter Benefits (transportation stipend available to select locations)Benefits for Part-Time Teachers (312 month (year round) payrollPaid time off- Sick days, personal days, school holidays and breaks, including summer breakTeaching certification assistance403B retirement planCommuter Benefits (transportation stipend available to select locations)Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in a Music/Arts Related FieldExperience teaching groups of children
50800-60400 Yearly Salary