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Sage Alliance

Music Teacher Job

Hamilton, NJ

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Why You'll Love This Job

    Do you have a passion for music and education, and being part of a mission-driven organization? 

    Sage Alliance Middle & High School, a New Story School in Hamilton, NJ is seeking a qualified Music Teacher part-time (6 hours per week) for our students in grades 6 to 12 with social and emotional challenges. You will play an integral role in the success of our students while managing all functions within your classroom, including service delivery, reporting, and management of assistants and aides. You will be a critical element in our mission to create a dynamic partnership between parents, students, staff and school districts for the provision of a safe, therapeutic and highly academic environment that addresses the social, emotional and educational needs of students so they can achieve in school and in their community.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the location and the times designated
    • Create a consistent, emotionally safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of emotionally fragile students
    • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of established Sage Alliance curriculum goals, establish and communicate clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units, and projects
    • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the space and resources provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
    • Strive by instruction and action to implement Sage Alliance’s philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives, and performance expectations as outlined in the Policy and Procedure manual
    • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, provide progress reports as required, and communicate with parents as deemed necessary
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, Sage Alliance policy, and administrative regulations
    • Develop a code of conduct for the classroom which is consistent with established administrative policies and develop rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just manner
    • Make provisions for being available to students and parents by appointment
    • Maintain an ongoing program for professional growth that satisfies Sage Alliance requirements but also satisfies personal expectations as a professional
    • Take an active part in the Sage Alliance approved teacher evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning the results of the evaluation
    • Attend staff meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staff
    • Serve on Sage Alliance committees, which develop curriculum and enhance instruction
    • Attend established, traditional school-sponsored activities (e.g., Parents’ Night, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Arts Festival) 
    • Contribute to decisions made by Sage Alliance administrators regarding budget, curriculum and personal well being
    • Work collaboratively with students and staff to create and put on an annual Music and Arts Festival
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