MUSIC TEACHER

Terms Of Employment

Part-time, Hours TBD, hourly wage. No benefits.

Primary Purpose

To provide students with musical, artistic, and developmentally appropriate high quality engaging learning activities. To develop musical skills for performing and musical literacy. To enable students to develop competencies and skills that will prepare them for further studies in music. To assist in the preparation and execution of our holiday and end of year program.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated competency in music theory and lesson planning 

  • Experience teaching music to diverse age groups ranging from Pre-K 3 - 8th grade.

  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

Major Responsibilities And Duties
  • Introduce the children to different music mediums and methods. 

  • Create age appropriate lesson plans to include: an introduction to musical instruments; musical appreciation of a variety of styles and cultures, tied in when possible to the Story Cycle; musical skills such as soft/loud, fast/slow, call-and-response, etc. 

  • Work with classroom teachers to integrate lesson plans. 

  • Music classes are 30-45 minutes session per class

  • Must be available to help with preparation and practice for holiday and end of year programs

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff

  • Responsible for determining supplies needed, assist with purchasing, and track supply need and use

  • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills & professional growth

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings once a month

  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.

  • Non-graded school; no standardized testing

 

GARDENING TEACHER

Terms Of Employment

Part-time, Hours TBD, hourly wage. No benefits.

Primary Purpose
To provide students with developmentally appropriate high quality engaging learning activities on gardening and nature-based lessons.  Develop long-term project focusing on the local environment. Coordinate garden maintenance for school breaks and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated competency in gardening and lesson planning 

  • Experience teaching to diverse age groups ranging from Pre-K 3 - 8th grade.

  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

Major Responsibilities And Duties
  • Introduce the children to different gardening techniques, plants, and nature activities. 

  • Create age appropriate lesson plans to include: planting gardens, maintaining gardens, learning about different plants and herbs, learning about nature.

  • Develop outdoor spaces (any garden beds, Just Love Garden, area between the driveway and the main building or any other area designated by the board are reserved classroom space for the Gardening Class. The space and materials or products should be treated with the same consideration as a normal classroom when planning improvements or workdays).

  • Any irrigation, rain barrels, compost tumblers, or bins and hoses, or nozzles will be maintained will be by the gardening teacher and any contents therein will be reserved for use in the garden

  • Greenhouses and tool shed and any contents therein are reserved for the garden class and will be maintained by the garden teacher

  • Fruit trees on campus should be maintained with recommendations from a certified arborist

  • Birdbaths and feeders can be maintained by the Garden Club

  • Work with classroom teachers to integrate lesson plans and communicate with B&G on maintenance or drainage issues. 

  • Gardening classes are 30-45 minutes session per class

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff

  • Responsible for determining supplies needed, assist with purchasing, and track supply need and use.

  • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills & professional growth

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings once a month

  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.

  • Non-graded school; no standardized testing 

  • Participate actively in documentation for gardening process and accomplishments including online journals, photographs

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES TEACHER

Terms Of Employment

Part-time, hours TBD; hourly wage. No benefits.

Primary Purpose

The PA Teacher creates age appropriate exercise programs. Develops motor skills and physical development among the younger children and proper exercise and eating habits among older children. By organizing group calisthenics, the students will learn about proper body alignment and mechanics. Team sport activities help the students to utilize these movements in a fun, engaged environment. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated competency in physical activity exercises, general health and good habits for the body and mind.

  • Experience teaching physical activities to diverse age groups ranging from Pre-K 3 - 8th grade.

  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

Major Responsibilities And Duties
  • Create age appropriate lesson plans to include: physical exercises, yoga, general nutrition information, and good eating habits, while emphasizing the importance of hydration and safety

  • Physical Activities classes are 30-45 minutes session per class

  • Besides being knowledgeable about an activity, should be able to communicate and demonstrate it properly

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff

  • Responsible for determining supplies needed, assist with purchasing, and track supply need and use

  • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills & professional growth

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings once a month

  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

  • Non-graded school; no standardized testing

ART TEACHER

Terms Of Employment 

Part-time, Hours TBD, hourly wage. No benefits. 

Primary Purpose

To provide students with developmentally appropriate high quality engaging art learning activities.  Introduce the children to a variety of different artists, art mediums, styles, and methods - while teaching the importance of taking care of materials. Teach art appreciation at an appropriate level. Teach art history at an appropriate level, using Core Knowledge Books (available at school) to help relate to classroom. 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Demonstrated competency in art mediums, methods, and a variety of artists - well known and local.

  • Experience teaching art to diverse age groups ranging from Pre-K 3 - 8th grade.

  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee

  • Ability to work in a Cooperative school environment with significant parental involvement

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certification and training (e.g. college degree)

Major Responsibilities And Duties
  • Create age appropriate lesson plans, working with the teachers to coordinate plans to tie into Morning Story/Story Cycle.  Lesson plans to include: an introduction to various artists, mediums, method, art appreciation.

  • Art classes are 30-45 minutes session per class

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff.

  • Responsible for determining supplies needed, assist with purchasing, and track supply need and use.

  • May coordinate with art nonprofits for a variety of teaching supplements as well.

  • Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills & professional growth.

  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents.

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings once a month.

  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job.

  • Non-graded school; no standardized testing. 

  • Participate actively in documentation of art work and accomplishments including online journals, photographs, student portfolios. 

Please send all inquiries and resumes to teach@thecircleschool.org