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PT Music Teacher (2018-2019 School Year)

PT Music Teacher (2018-2019 School Year)

Part-Time K-8 Music Teacher (2018-2019 School Year)


About the Position

Global Scholars Academy is seeking a K-8 Music teacher to lead different grade level classrooms. The ideal candidate for this position should possess a vision for providing all students with a high quality, rigorous music education.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented, structured learning environment that invests students.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Teaches music education to pupils in grades K-6, and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction.
  • Helps students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, playing of instruments and listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.
  • Use assessment data to continuously adjust instruction and plan for targeted intervention.
  • Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding. Assesses each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.
  • Actively seek opportunities to connect core classroom content to North Carolina common core music curriculum.
  • Ability to collaborate with other core and elective teachers to create meaningful music projects.
  • Design and implement rigorous unit and lesson plans and class materials.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
  • Exemplify Global Scholars Academy core values of Protection, Affection, Connection and Correction in all interactions with students, families and colleagues.
  • Maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Demonstrate mastery of your specific content skills and knowledge through completion and passing of relevant content-based Praxis Assessment(s).
  • Actively participate in all professional development opportunities.
  • Actively participate in team and department meetings and serve on school committees.
  • Cultivate and maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues.


Education Background and Work Experience

  • Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;
  • Proven track record of high achievement in the classroom;
  • Eagerness for and openness to challenging, relevant feedback from instructional coaching and other administrative staff;
  • Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects;
  • Experience with Project Based Learning is preferred but not required;
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player;
  • Required: Bachelor’s degree


Valid State Certification is preferred. Belief in and alignment with Global Scholars Academy core beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.


Compensation & Benefits


Global Scholars Academy offers a competitive starting salary, commensurate with experience. Additionally, GSA offers excellent benefits , including vision, dental, medical, 3% 401K Match, Sick Leave, teacher laptop, classroom technology, and more.


Please send resume and cover letter to  jobs@globalscholarsacademy.org.