Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Teaching Artist

Organization:
Greenville County School District
Location:
Fine Arts Center
Category:
Posted On:
January 18, 2019

Description

Greenville County Schools, located in beautiful Upstate South Carolina, is a great place to learn, work and live. Recognized as a school system of excellence, Greenville County Schools was awarded district-wide National Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.We are the State leader in school choice, featuring schools of various sizes in urban, suburban and rural settings, and magnet academies offering specialized studies in areas such as communications arts, languages, the arts, and science and mathematics. About 15% of our 76,000 students take advantage of school choice to match their needs and interests. The district is comprised of 51 elementary, 21 middle and 14 high schools.Our schools have positive relationships with their communities. PTAs and local businesses are active and involved, providing hundreds of thousands of volunteer hours each year, as well as millions of dollars in financial support. Fine Arts Center: The Fine Arts Center provides a world-class arts education to high school students in Greenville County Schools. Students at the Fine Arts Center are identified as artistically gifted and experience a rigorous, pre-professional arts education taught by teaching artists in an inclusive, collaborative learning community. Graduates go on to top colleges and universities in their arts field of study and regularly receive sizeable scholarships. The faculty of the Fine Arts Center are practicing professional teaching artists who are highly skilled in their craft and are capable of effectively passing their craft to highly motivated students. The school is organized so that students attend their home high school for core academic classes and then spend the other half of their school day receiving highly specialized instruction in their arts area at the Fine Arts Center. Students must audition to gain admittance to the program. The Fine Arts Center has strong parent volunteer support and strong community partnerships with arts organizations in Greenville and across SC. Greenville County School District is looking for the following qualifications: Our Human Resources Team at the Greenville County School District is dedicated to advancing student achievement by recruiting and employing the highest qualified staff for our schools and to serve those with whom we work. • Practicing professional musician and educator • Masters degree or higher in applied performance • Experience performing with a symphony orchestra or equivalent professional music ensemble • Preferred 3 years of successful teaching experience with advanced level students • Demonstrated experience of successfully preparing students for top-level music college auditions and scholarships • Advanced knowledge in woodwind, brass and percussion pedagogy and performance • Strong music literature background with experience rescoring for small ensembles • Experience auditioning and ranking students based upon performance ability using rubrics • Ability to work collaboratively with other music faculty at the Fine Arts Center • Ability to work collaboratively with district band directors • Ability to effectively recruit and retain students in the program for the duration of their high school career • Strong interpersonal skills • Strong verbal and written skills Program Responsibilities: • Teach strong pedagogical percussion repertoire and technique • Collaborate with the Fine Arts Center Jazz program to provide drummers for the various jazz combos • Teach chamber woodwinds and brass • Provide high-quality instruction to public school students during the school day in a pre-professional environment that prepares them for college and careers in music • Co-develop and collaborate with the team of music instructors on a four year sequence of curriculum for daily instruction • Provide music students networking opportunities, introductions to colleges, professional programs, and visiting artists • Ability to convey and apply sophisticated musical concepts in settings with high school musicians • School administrative responsibilities including finance requests, attendance and grade reporting • Collaborate and provide professional development with music teachers in the district • Multiple performances each year • Partner with local, state and national arts organizations • Possess knowledge of grade level curriculum, subject content knowledge and developmental needs of students to provide relevant learning experiences • Plan instructionally to include appropriate curricula, instructional strategies and resources to address the needs of all students • Promote student learning by addressing individual learning differences and using effective instructional strategies • Systematically gather, analyze and use data to measure student progress, guide instruction and provide timely feedback • Provide a well-managed, safe, student-centered environment that is academically challenging and respectful • Communicate effectively with students, school personnel, families and the community • Maintain a professional demeanor, participate in professional growth opportunities and positively contribute to the profession • Provide work (learning experiences, student activities and formative/summative assessment) which results in acceptable, measurable, progress based results on established standards. Submission Guidelines • All applicants must apply online first at https://gvlprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1444/lmghr/CandidateSelfService/controller.servlet?dataarea=lmghr&context.session.key.HROrganization=1000&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL# • Email cover letter, resume and two recordings [email protected] by February 8, 2019. One recording should be you in a recent performance either solo or with an ensemble and the other recording should be of your students performing. The recordings can be either video or audio. Late submissions will not be accepted. • All applicants must apply online through the Greenville County website (see above) AND submit a cover letter, resume and two recordings in order to be considered. Other information: Terms of Employment: 9 ½ months with salary determined by current South Carolina teaching certificate as it relates to the teacher's salary schedule as approved by the Board of Trustees of the School District of Greenville County. The purpose of our Teacher positions at Greenville County Schools is to carry out the policies of the school board as they relate to the function of the school, to the classroom, and to the immediate contact with students and parents Functions/Supervisor: Teachers will be expected to furnish such after-school time as is needed for assisting students, conferring with parents, and doing other necessary out-of-school work. Reports to the building level Principal. Greenville County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, disability, religion, or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, the general public, applicants for employment, educational programs, activities, or access to its facilities.

How to Apply

Submission Guidelines
• All applicants must apply online first at https://gvlprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1444/lmghr/CandidateSelfService/controller.servlet?dataarea=lmghr&context.session.key.HROrganization=1000&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL#

• Email cover letter, resume and two recordings [email protected] by February 8, 2019. One recording should be you in a recent performance either solo or with an ensemble and the other recording should be of your students performing. The recordings can be either video or audio. Late submissions will not be accepted.

• All applicants must apply online through the Greenville County website (see above) AND submit a cover letter, resume and two recordings in order to be considered.

Related Documents

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