Middle School: Instrumental Music Teacher

The Harker School | San Jose, CA

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Posted Date 7/21/2021
Description

Harker attracts teachers who are experts in their fields, love working with children and who, through their teaching, inspire students to reach their highest potential. The Harker teacher creates a rich learning environment within and beyond the classroom so that students can find their places in the world today. Harker teachers, like the students, also care about the community, fostering the values that contribute to a successful and happy life.

We seek to hire a highly qualified individual for a full-time position teaching Instrumental Music at our Middle School and one section of US orchestra conducting. The position starts in August for the 2021-2022 school year. For information about our academic programs, please visit us at https://www.harker.org .  

About The Harker School: Harker is a coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory school serving K through grade 12. Harker has three campuses (lower, middle and upper schools) located within minutes of each other in San Jose. For more than 100 years, Harker's mission has remained constant: to create an environment that promotes academic excellence, inspires intellectual curiosity, expects personal accountability, and forever instills a genuine passion for learning. We’re tremendously proud of our century-old tradition of excellence in education, and the international recognition our students, faculty and programs have earned.

Kindness, respect, honesty, integrity and personal accountability have been at the heart of a Harker education since the school’s founding in 1893. Students encourage and support one another and celebrate each other’s efforts and successes with hugs and high-fives. It’s a supportive, safe, fun and nurturing place where kids make friends for life with their peers, their teachers and the staff.

Qualifications

  • Has at minimum, a bachelor's degree in subject area; MA preferred
  • Has three+ years of teaching experience in relevant subject area and appropriate grade level division
  • Has ability to create and communicate well-organized, meaningful, and creative lesson plans that incorporate teaching strategies in a thoughtful manner to further and maximize student learning
  • Demonstrates collaboration, collegiality and organization
  • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Embraces the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiates.  
  • Embraces the school’s commitment to student wellness and sustainability

Qualifications

  • Has at minimum, a bachelor's degree in subject area; MA preferred
  • Has three+ years of teaching experience in relevant subject area and appropriate grade level division
  • Has ability to create and communicate well-organized, meaningful, and creative lesson plans that incorporate teaching strategies in a thoughtful manner to further and maximize student learning
  • Demonstrates collaboration, collegiality and organization
  • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning
  • Embraces the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiates.  
  • Embraces the school’s commitment to student wellness and sustainability
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