General Music Teacher (K-2) – Mount Horeb Area School District – Mount Horeb, WI

Mount Horeb Area School District

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Come work at Mount Horeb Area School District! We are currently seeking to hire a highly dedicated General Music Teacher (Elementary) working with students in grades K-2. We strive to hire individuals who are determined to see all students succeed, inclusive in their practice, cognizant of their mindset, a champion of equity, and results-oriented. Applicants must be committed to continuous improvement and skilled at fostering mutually respectful relationships with students, parents/guardians, colleagues and community members. We look for individuals whose creativity, curiosity, enthusiasm and professionalism are contagious.

Applications should be submitted by May 24, 2022 for top consideration.

What Your Day Will Look Like:
As a Music Teacher at our Elementary level, the successful candidate will provide onsite, in-person instruction for our general music program for grades Kindergarten through 2, developing and preparing lesson plans reflective of the district curriculum, integrating age and developmentally appropriate practices, and developing essential foundational skills in students. The majority of your day will involve providing general music instruction and engaging and interacting with students to maximize their learning and potential. Additionally, you will be assessing and monitoring student progress, grading, using innovative and creative approaches for inclusive teaching to reach all students, providing a safe and respectful learning environment and communicating with students, families, colleagues and administrators. You’ll also have the opportunity to plan and implement all activities associated with coordinating concerts and performances that are woven throughout the year. Collaboration with your related arts team as a professional learning community and completing additional tasks as requested by administrators is key.

Our Ideal Candidate:
-Holds or is eligible to obtain a valid Wisconsin Teaching License in General Music
-Has an understanding of current teaching and learning strategies, specific to music education
-Is adept at incorporating students’ current musical interests with music standards to engage learners
-Is a passionate and engaging educator
-Demonstrates ability to build positive, nurturing relationships with all learners
-Is a leader in the effort to achieve an equitable learning experience for all students and is knowledgeable about culturally relevant curriculum and pedagogy
-Is able to maintain a positive and safe learning environment
-Is innovative in instructional practices and incorporates strategies to promote overall student well-being in addition to developing musical appreciation
-Possess a collaborative and solution oriented mindsets
-Is flexible and adaptable, especially during times of change
-Demonstrates good communication skills, including ability to guide and supervise groups of students, maintain confidentiality, and work with students in a positive and motivational manner
-Demonstrated ability to incorporate music genres that celebrate and value diversity and broaden learning
-Piano proficiency required. Prior experience as a music teacher preferred
-Effective public relations skills
-Bilingual (Spanish) skills and abilities are a plus.

What We Offer:
We offer a competitive salary and a variety of benefits including, but not limited to: health, vision, and dental insurance, FSA, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and retirement plans.

Why People Stay:
Great relationships built on collaboration and communication shared by all staff members, students, and parents which makes for a successful team and all around cooperation/satisfaction. MHASD has a friendly and inviting atmosphere which allows for educational freedom and continuous professional development with room to grow within the school district.

Who We Are:
We’re pleased to be nationally recognized for excellence in education. Mount Horeb Area School District is dedicated to high levels of achievement and skills through academically enhanced curriculum and priorities for the arts for our 2400+ students and families served. Our District’s mission, in partnership with the community, is dedicated to nurturing, educating and challenging our students; preparing and empowering them to be productive, responsible and self-fulfilled members of society. If you’re passionate and dedicated, Mount Horeb Area School District is an ideal place to make a difference every day and empower our students. Apply today!

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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