Long Term Sub Music Teacher - Hunt Middle School
Burlington, VT 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

Burlington is a vibrant, picturesque community on Lake Champlain and the most culturally diverse city in Vermont. Burlington has an international airport, and is in close proximity to a number of large cities, including Montreal (90 minutes away by car), Boston (45 minutes by air), and New York City (one hour by air). With our excellent schools system, parks and Lake Champlain, and local ski mountains within an hour’s drive, it is not surprising that Burlington routinely finds itself on the “best places in the country to raise children” lists.

Hunt Middle School is seeking a passionate and energetic Middle School Music Teacher to join a school committed to high levels of achievement of all students. This position requires teaming with other Elementary level teachers on <specific title> classes. The position may also require teaching <# of> elective courses.


Job Requirements:

  • Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.
  • Endorsement in middle school music or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.
  • Documented NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher status.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Cultural Competency
  • Experience teaching music at the middle school level
  • Familiarity with integrated technology as a learning tool
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding frameworks of student behavioral support (e.g, PBIS, Responsive Classroom, Developmental Designs, Positive Discipline)
  • Knowledge of and experience with recognized middle music teaching methodologies (e.g. Orff, Kodaly, Feierabend, Music Learning Theory)

Preferred Attributes:

  • Training and/or experience with English Language Learners and implementing inclusion practices
  • Experience in a Professional Learning Community, Critical Friends Group, or other best practice model of professional collaboration
  • Evidence of engaging with parents, faculty, students, and community to extend and expand musical opportunities
  • Experience designing and directing large-scale performances/concerts
  • Ongoing post-graduate educational coursework/training

SALARY: As per the Master Agreement between the Burlington Board of School Commissioners and the Burlington Education Association.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Job Categories :Career Education > Music
    Classroom Teacher > Music Education
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