Cascades Academy is an independent PK-12 day school with 195 students located in the beautiful mountain town of Bend, Oregon. The school was founded in 2003 and resides on an award-winning 21-acre campus located on the Deschutes River. The school’s unique mission weaves challenging academics with experiential learning and actively cultivates a nurturing and inclusive school community.
Cascades Academy is seeking a positive and energetic part-time lower school music teacher to join our team for the 2018-19 school year. The music teacher works with grades PK-3; Exact days and times are determined once the lower school schedule is finalized.
Develop and implement mission and developmentally appropriate music curriculum
Lead 7 hours of music classes per week for grades PK-3
Lead weekly family sing-along for pre-kindergarten/kindergarten students and their families
Produce, rehearse, lead the annual lower school music performance
Provide instruction on various instruments, such as: ukulele, recorder, Orff instruments, percussion, etc.
Occasional one-on-one mentorship with students
Attend occasional staff meetings and professional development days
Option to teach after school music programming
Bachelor’s degree required
Experience teaching music to elementary aged children
Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and staff
A commitment to the "whole child" through age-appropriate, child-centered, experiential learning
Position Title: Lower School Music Teacher
Reports to: Lower School Head
Compensation: This is a .25 FTE salaried position. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience.
Start Date: August 2018
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and two letters of reference to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
It is the policy of Cascades Academy to provide equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, veteran’s status or any other status protected by applicable law. Specifically, employment opportunities are and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes, abilities and training; advancement is and shall be based on the individual’s achievement, performance, ability, attitude and potential for promotion. Minorities and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
About Cascades Academy
Cascades Academy is a PK-12 independent school located in Bend, OR.