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Music Teacher (2021-22 School Year)

Company: Distinctive Schools
Location: Redford
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Music Teacher (2021-22 School Year)

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: Michigan

Reports To: School Principal

Start Date: August 2021

The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

Position Description:

A Distinctive Schools Music Teacher instills in each child an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture. This person will:

  • Teach the techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression

  • Expose students to a variety of music genres

  • Discovers and develops talents of students in the field of music

  • Grow students knowledge and skill in critically listening, interpreting and reading music

  • Has a mindset of using restorative justice approach with discipline

  • Create a developmentally appropriate, positive, inclusive and safe learning environment

  • Monitor progress to ensure all students are demonstrating high rates of growth

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse social-emotional, cultural, economic and ability backgrounds


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Michigan Teacher Certification

  • Endorsement in the content area

Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:

  • We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students

  • We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

  • We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city

  • We offer a great benefits package for full time employees (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b match, discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options, referral bonus)

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Distinctive Schools, Redford , Music Teacher (2021-22 School Year), Other , Redford, Michigan

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