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Part Time Preschool Music Teacher - 2021-2022 School Year

Company: Wellan Montessori School
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview

Wellan Montessori School is currently seeking a part-time Toddler/Preschool Music Teacher beginning in late August 2021. The part-time Toddler/Preschool Music Teacher is responsible for teaching students ranging in age from 15 months to 6 years (toddler through Kindergarten), and for building the foundation of their love of music. They should be prepared and willing to assist the Music Program Coordinator with organization of all-school and/or classroom-based performances that showcase student learning. They will occasionally be asked to support the Music Program by teaching general music to students Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Candidates should have experience in some of the following: Orff-Schulwerk, Conversational Solfege, First Steps in Music, and/or Kodaly. They should also have classroom experience teaching age-appropriate general music classes for multi-age classes.

The ideal candidate will be well organized and flexible; have strong classroom management skills; have strong verbal and written communication skills; and be able to collaborate with other educators in our community to create an environment where children learn, socialize, explore, and grow together as global citizens. Proficiency in playing either the guitar or piano is desirable.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in music/music education preferred.
  • Desire to work with students age 15 months to age 6 and support classes of Kindergarten through 3rd graders if needed.
  • Ability to design and implement age-appropriate curricula.
  • Independent school experience preferred.
  • Patience and a sense of humor.

Wellan Montessori School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or Massachusetts law. The School will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. The School's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School's non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Name: Joseph Jolly

Title: CFO / COO, Director of Development and Legal Affairs

Office Address: Wellan Montessori School, 80 Crescent Avenue, Newton Centre, MA 02459

Telephone Number: 617-969-4488 ext. 3

Email Address:

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.

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Keywords: Wellan Montessori School, Newton , Part Time Preschool Music Teacher - 2021-2022 School Year, Other , Newton, Massachusetts

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