Music Teacher

Holy Family Catholic School is a regional school that works with parents to nurture the growth of the whole child – spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically. Our school is Catholic – promoting the teaching of the Church and inclusive of diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

The Music Teacher/Choir Director fulfills the mission of the Catholic school by teaching music and choir classes and supporting musical productions and Masses for Holy Family Catholic School. The Music Teacher/Choir Director reports to the principals and has decision-making responsibilities within the framework of school policies, philosophy, organization, and curriculum.

Essential Job functions:

Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the school.
Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Supports and adheres to the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures of the school and Diocese.
Plans for instruction with logically sequenced objectives based on adopted curriculum and submits plans according to school policies.
Provides appropriate materials and resources for students to engage in learning.
Uses effective instructional methods and models according to professional standard practice.
Teaches choir classes for the elementary and middle school.
Assists with Advent program and other musical programs as needed.
Accompanies weekly school Masses for Holy Family Catholic School.
Practices positive, consistent discipline in the management of the classroom.
Communicates with parents regarding academic, behavioral, and safety concerns.
Demonstrates professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.
Maintains a work schedule that maximizes availability to the school, students and staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church.
Knowledge of vocal music, instructional methods and strategies, and curriculum differentiation.
Knowledge of the Catholic liturgy in order to accompany at weekly school Masses.
Possesses excellent piano/accompanist skills.
Able to work closely with the instrumental music teacher.
Knowledge of child development, learning, and behavior.
Skill in motivating and engaging students in the learning process.
Skill in demonstrating professionalism in conduct, demeanor, and work habits.
Skill in collaborating with peers to enhance the work environment and support instructional planning.
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding school matters.
Ability to manage student behavior in a classroom setting.
Ability to conference with parents upon request and respond to messages in a timely manner.
Ability to respond to individual learning needs.

Minimum qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in music education from an accredited university.


Previous teaching experience preferred.

Certifications and Training:

Must meet the minimum requirements for teaching field as set forth by the Diocese and TCCED · Must submit an Ethics and Integrity in Ministry (EIM) Application for Ministry within the first week of employment, participate in an EIM Basic abuse prevention training workshop within 60 days of submitting a complete Application for Ministry, and maintain EIM compliance during the entire term of employment.
Must meet staff development guidelines as set forth by the Diocese and school administration.
Must complete Religion Certification Part 1 within two years of the date of hire, completing a minimum of 25 hours per year.

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