Middle School Music

Employer
American Paradigm Schools
Location
Lawncrest, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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Position Type
Other
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academic
American Paradigm Schools

8101 Castor Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19152

Discovering Excellence Through Cultivating Differences

American Paradigm Schools are dedicated to equity and excellence for all learners, while celebrating the uniqueness of our communities. Our values drive our dedication to providing a world class education.

Position: Music Teacher

Position type: Full Time

Position location (School): First Philadelphia

Department: Student Support

Employment status: Exempt

Employment duration: 10 months

Position Summary:

The teacher is responsible for creating resources for our curriculum and aligning our curriculum with the PSSA Assessment Anchors. A teacher also works as part of a grade level team to coordinate school wide efforts in order to meet the goals of the school in service to the scholars.

Major Responsibilities
  • Develop rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments in cooperation with school-based leadership
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction
  • Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work, share best practices and plan events for joy and humor
  • Engage families in their children's education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Customer and Personal Service
    • Education and Training
    • Computers and Electronics
    • Instructing
    • Psychology
    • Mathematics
    • Public Safety and Security
    • Sociology and Anthropology
    • Social Perceptiveness
    • Monitoring
    • Complex Problem Solving
    • Judgment and Decision Making

  • Systems Analysis and evaluation


Technology Skills
    • Google Suite for Education
    • Student Information System
    • Student Intervention Programs
    • Document Camera
    • Projector, laptop, copier



Education and certifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • PA Certification

Physical Requirements
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Talking
  • Pushing
  • Driving
  • Lifting 20-25 Lbs.
  • Moving Up and Down from a seated position
  • Restraining
  • Walking up and down stairs

American Paradigm Schools are Caring School Communities.

Relationships are the foundation of classroom and school life and underpin teaching, learning, and prosocial development. Building relationships and fostering students' sense of community are a critical part of our work at APS and as such, we have partnered with the Collaborative Classroom to implement the Caring School Community Model in all of our schools.

Caring School Community model builds positive classroom and schoolwide communities while developing students' social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and competencies. It is designed to help students become caring, responsible members of their school communities and, ultimately, to grow into humane, principled, and skilled citizens of a democratic society. The lessons in the program help faculty and staff create a warm, safe, and disciplined school environment where all community members can develop the skills and dispositions they need to interact constructively with others.

All employees at American Paradigm Schools are expected to be true champions of the Caring School Community Program.

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