Orchestra/Band Teacher K-8 Full-time

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Armada Area Schools
Position Details: 


2019/2020 School Year

August 13, 2019


POSITION:                         Full-time Orchestra/Band Teacher K-8 (FTE 1.0)


DEADLINE:                       August 20, 2019 (or until filled)


APPLY TO:             Please submit your letter of application, resume, transcripts, credentials, and letters of

                                         recommendation to Superintendent’s Office, Armada Area Schools, 74500 Burk Street, Amada, MI 

                                         48005; Fax 586-784-4268; or email ttomayko@armadaschools.org.


QUALIFICATIONS:        Required:    Bachelor’s Degree

                                                                 Music Education Certification (JQ) K-8


SALARY:                        BA Step 1 through MA+30 Step 2 – depending on experience


REPORTS TO:                 Building Principal


JOB GOAL:                      To participate in the development of an exemplary Music Program; to establish a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills and perform at a high level, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for high school grade education in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents, community, and with other staff members.




  1. Teach secondary string music classes utilizing a course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
  2. Organize and prepare student performances and concerts throughout the school year
  3. Offer unique educational opportunities related to subject area for students. i.e. performance opportunities, workshops, working with clinicians, organizing educational field trips, etc.
  4. Collaborate with other Armada Area Schools music staff to create a cohesive music program with sustainable growth.


  1. Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil addressing both developmental needs and individual learning styles.
  2. Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  3. Evaluate pupils’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
  4. Communicate positively with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupils’ progress and interpret the school program.

 EVALUATION:            Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on

                                     Evaluation of Professional Personnel.


Michael G. Musary, Ed.S.

Superintendent of Schools

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