General Music Teacher – School District of La Crosse – La Crosse, WI

School District of La Crosse

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The School District of La Crosse is accepting applications for a 1.0 FTE General Music Teacher at Hintgen Elementary School (.83) and JDC/Bluffview Acadamy (.17) beginning in the 2022-2023 school year: This is a full time Music teacher at Hintgen Elementary with 1 section at the JDC in the mornings with the specials team from Hintgen. Wisconsin certification 1511 and 1515 is required. Multiple Certifications are preferred. Prefer applicants possessing the following qualifications: • Knowledge of current practices and methodologies in the teaching of general and vocal music. • Knowledge of and ability to teach students with special needs. • Knowledge of and ability to use music technology, computers, and software. • Music experience and experience with Responsive Classroom. Skills necessary include: • Excellence in performance ability on an elementary classroom demonstration instrument, preferably piano. • Guitar, recorder, autoharp, etc. also acceptable. • Excellence in rehearsal and classroom management techniques. • Excellence in knowledge of vocal literature and integrated pedagogical methods. • Excellence in involving students in a personal music experience. • Excellence in interpersonal relationship skills. Position responsibilities: • Provides direct instruction of vocal and general music program in elementary grades. Provides individual and/or small group lessons as needed. Presents formal and informal concerts throughout the school year. • Develops and plans instructional activities, lesson plans and/or individual educational plans. • Conducts classroom instruction based on established curriculum by incorporating international themes • Monitors student performance and behavior and takes appropriate action. • Participates in parent/teacher conferences. Interprets student strengths, weaknesses and/or problems a student may be experiencing in the classroom. • Collaborates with other staff in evaluating individual student problems, approaches to instructional units, and new teaching technologies or procedures available. • Develops student tests and evaluates results. Determines student grades for instructional units. • Maintains and provides accurate records as required. • Participates in curriculum review, staff development and/or training, and keeps abreast of information in the field of education. • Completes additional tasks as required by administrators. Applicants are requested not to contact or send application materials to individual building principals. To be given full consideration, please closely follow the application instructions in WECAN and upload the required additional application materials to your WECAN account, including two letters of recommendation. The School District of La Crosse is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of actual or perceived: age, sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, socio-economic status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender nonconformity, physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, citizenship, military service, membership in the National Guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of Wisconsin or the United States, political affiliation, or any other factor prohibited by state and federal law. The School District of La Crosse values equity and diversity in our student population as well as staff members. Applications from diverse segments of the population are encouraged and welcomed. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or government, or against any individual(s) who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint. Candidates seeking accommodations during an interview are encouraged to indicate such at the time they are contacted to interview.

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Years of Experience




  • Music – General
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