Lake Highland Preparatory School is Central Florida’s premier, private, college preparatory school for Pre-K through 12th grade. When students enter our classrooms, they meet energetic educators who are passionate about what they teach and who focus on developing the greatest potential of each student. Our classes are small, providing the optimal setting for students to be encouraged and inspired.
At Lake Highland Preparatory School, students learn to question, create, challenge, analyze, and speak and write critically. They love learning, and each day we watch them reach for excellence, seek new discoveries, shine on the stage, and thrive in athletics. We not only prepare our students for success in college and beyond, but we also teach them to be compassionate leaders who make ethical decisions.
Within an atmosphere of love, concern, and mutual respect, Lake Highland Preparatory School is committed to instilling Christian values, inspiring patriotism, developing leaders, and preparing students for college and lifelong learning through academically challenging programs and affirming competitive experiences.
Lake Highland Preparatory School develops and empowers students with noble character, keen intellect, and an enduring love of learning to thrive in a highly competitive, widely collaborative and ever-changing world. The school’s “whole child” approach fosters confident, competent, and functional citizens who are intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually prepared to pursue their dreams, achieve their full potential, and successfully cope with life challenges.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is seeking a dynamic elementary general music teacher to educate and instill a lifelong love of music in our PreK – 4th grade students. The lower school general music program teaches foundational musicianship skills through listening, singing, movement, instruments, improvisation, and creativity.
We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
Have stamina and the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals and handle the intensity required to bring your best self to the school day in a very high-performing school environment.
Utilizing classroom and technology resources, do the intellectual preparation needed to create and develop lesson plans that demonstrate expertise and a genuine passion for music.
Dynamically lead students in whole-class and small-group settings, cultivate intellectual curiosity in the arts, and a love of learning in students.
Provide students the framework to understand the significance of music in their own lives and the larger cultural world.
Offer and receive constructive feedback from colleagues to create a professional working atmosphere that aspires to excellence and is conducive to constant improvement; dive humbly into school-wide and individual professional development that will enrich your teaching and the students you teach.
Foster and maintain relationships with students, families, and colleagues to foster a culture of joy and community. Maintain strong lines of communication with families about student progress and go above and beyond to support and collaborate closely with teammates in the pursuit of Lake Highland’s mission.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to email@example.com specifying “Lower School Music Teacher” in the subject line.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third-party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree in Music Education with a minimum of 3 years classroom teaching experience. A master’s degree in Music Education or music-related field is preferred. Orff or Kodály certifications are not required but encouraged.