Elementary Music Teacher – Nooksack Valley School District – Sumas, WA

Nooksack Valley School District

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From $53,108 a year

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Dental insurance
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Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Retirement plan

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2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

The responsibilities of the elementary school Music Teacher are to establish, plan, develop and prepare learning objectives and provide clear and focused enrichment-oriented instruction for students; to promote student achievement; provide guidance, supervision, and discipline to students; and to assess and evaluate student performance and progress in the music program to enhance effective learning.

  • Bachelor’s degree and a valid Washington State teaching certification with appropriate music endorsements required.
  • Genuine interest and knowledge and/or experience in teaching music at the elementary level and a music teaching experience/background preferred
  • Coordinate the music curriculum within the school program
  • Ability to communicate effectively using both English and Spanish preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of Washington State Essential Academic

Learning Objectives and the National Standards for Music Education

  • Knowledge and effective use of technology in the classroom
  • Good organizational and training skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in effective communication
  • Knowledge of effective instructional and behavioral techniques
  • Experience and ability to co-teach individual and small group ensembles
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships/collaboration with students, parents, staff, administrators, and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students
  • Demonstrated ability to create a positive classroom atmosphere to encourage and motivate students to learn essential skills, develop essential attitudes and experience successful learning
  • Demonstrated ability to guide the learning process toward the achievement of district curriculum and establish clear objectives for all lessons and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, supervise, and conduct musical events as needed
  • Ability and willingness to accompany students as they perform in community events
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

Salary & Benefits

  • The salary range is based upon the 2022-2023 salary schedule
  • A variety of benefits are offered in accordance with the SEBB/State of WA Health Care

Posting Date: May 20, 2022
Closing Date: Open until Filled with initial screening May 27, 2022

Application Procedures
Nooksack Valley School District NVEA members must submit an online application by 4:00 p.m. on
May 27, 2022. In the event a current NVEA member does not fill this position, non-district applications will be considered. Applicants must submit an online application. View the requirements and apply online on our website at www.nv.k12.wa.us.

Nooksack Valley School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated as coordinators to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Title IX Coordinator – District Athletic Director; 504 Coordinator-District Registered Nurse; Civil Rights Coordinator- Assistant
Superintendent. Contact information for each coordinator: Phone: 360-988-4754 Mailing Address: 3326 E Badger, Nooksack
WA 98276

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $53,108.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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