Aspen Academy prepares students to enter, succeed in, and graduate from outstanding high schools. Aspen Academy is committed to providing an intentionally diverse student body an outstanding liberal arts education with a focus on advanced performance within the framework of an individualized education, leadership, character development, and service learning. To that end, employees hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of Aspen Academy’s curriculum and success of its students. Every employee plays an integral part in the school success and is a leader in the Aspen Academy community.
To demonstrate a relentless drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of school
To model the school’s core values with colleagues, students, parents, and larger community
To reinforce the school’s core values, guiding philosophy, rules, and school spirit consistently throughout the school environment and support and hold accountable colleagues in doing the same.
The position duties of the Music Teacher shall include but are not limited to the following list.
Teach multiple classes a day from kindergarten through 8th grade plus lead multiple performing ensembles
Coordinate with lower and middle school teachers for cross-curricular holistic learning
Have regular contact and document all communication with parents and student development.
Design and facilitate curriculum within the national music standards.
Assist in coordinating bi-weekly school wide and student run performances
Plan, organize and run school performances for annual fundraiser
Model kindness, leadership and fiscal reasonability to the students and student run businesses
Communicate with students’ outside support professionals as needed
Provide resources for co-workers, parents and students outside of class
BA in music or music education or related field required. M.A. , M.M. or M.Ed in music or teaching music preferred.
5+ years of experience teaching preferred
Experience in both vocal and instrumental music
Clear knowledge and deep understanding popular, traditional and classical music
Internal Number: 1087
About Aspen Academy
Aspen Academy – Be Kind. Do Good. Make the world a better place. This is the only rule at our national model school and the focus of the work that we do every day. With a mindset towards entrepreneurial innovation, Aspen Academy develops and inspires extraordinary leaders who make a positive and lasting impact. We cultivate excellence in our students in the areas of academic rigor, character and leadership development, and community strength and service.