Classroom Teacher - Bloomfield Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Chior/Drama Teacher
Job Location: Bloomfield Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Fine Arts: Secondary Teaching 7-12
District: Bloomfield Schools
Bloomfield, NM 87413
Telephone: 505-632-4365
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Job Description:
General Job Description:
               The Choir/Drama Teacher will provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom. This position will also teach a piano class and an AP Music Theory course.
 
Work Schedule:
               Contract Days: 185
               Contract Hours: 7
 
Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Valid New Mexico teaching license with endorsements as needed.
  3. Must be a certified music teacher who has specialized training or education in choral music and drama.                Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving light furniture may be required.
Physical Requirements:
                Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs.), reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving light furniture may be required
 
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
 
    1. Provide performance opportunities for the ensemble—a minimum of 2 per year, which will include at least one “full group” rehearsal prior to the performance.
    2. Provide opportunities for students to be part of auxiliary choral ensembles and help students prepare for state and national choral ensembles.
    3. Build and maintain a successful choral program and successful choruses.
    4. Keep accurate attendance records for performances and rehearsals.
    5. Keep accurate assessment records.
    6. Teach choral techniques, including but not limited to: blend, balance, phrasing, style, good tone production and quality, proper breathing and proper vowel forma­tion.
    7. Provide opportunities for the choral program to be part of district, state, regional and national music events.
    8. The teacher recognizes student diversity and creates an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student involvement and self-concept.
    9. The teacher demonstrates a willingness to examine and implement change as appropriate.
    10. The teacher works productively with colleagues, parents, and community members.
    11. The teacher follows board policies and administrative rules and regulations.
    12. The teacher will work with the special education teacher(s) to design and implement the IEP of any special needs student assigned to that classroom.
    13. Build and maintain a successful drama program.
    14. Teach performing techniques, including but not limited to: acting, improvisation, style and stage deportment.
    15. Provide performance opportunities for the ensemble—minimum of 2 per year.
    16. Coordinate efforts of parents to assist with publicity, program ad sales, costumes, etc.
Work Environment
Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality. Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision. After hour work may be required.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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