Holy Trinity Episcopal School’s Music Teacher is an important position for the students, families, and faculty. While this position encompasses many different duties, its primary function is to plan, organize and implement an appropriate music instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their social and academic potential.
*Currently, this is a full-time teaching position with additional duties related to assisting in the Early Childhood classes when music is not being taught.
For more information about Holy Trinity Episcopal School, visit our website: www.hteshouston.org.
Interested candidates should send a current resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Trinity’s Music Teacher will: (Demeanor)
Receive students and parents as well as faculty, staff, and administration in a friendly, courteous manner, and be sensitive to how her/his demeanor is reflective of the School
Adapt accordingly to circumstances that arise
Communicate issues, questions, and circumstances to the Head of School in a timely and professional manner
Maintain an organized and engaging classroom environment supported by nurturing, caring teachers
Plan, prepare and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of children
Communicate with parents in a timely, courteous, and consistent manner
Provide age appropriate music instruction and supplement with lessons and activities that enhance, remediate or extend the learning of the students
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
Regularly review materials and order new materials as needed
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
Observe and evaluate students’ performance and development
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
Communicate student concerns with parents through the appropriate channels (email, phone call, parent conference)
Update all necessary records accurately and completely
Maintain appropriate classroom supervision for children, guiding and redirecting their behavior as needed
Supervise play areas, the restrooms, lunch and dismissal on a regular basis and as needed
Participate in school meetings and parent conferences
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Keep up to date with developments in subject area, teaching resources, and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings, and other professional activities
Work directly with the faculty on instruction and planning
Regularly update curriculum
Participate in and/or support student and parent activities designed to involve the faculty and staff
Provide materials for substitute teachers
Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of School
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Works in a sometimes highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, and reach overhead
Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled classroom environment
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
Additional Salary Information: Health and retirement benefits are available.
About Holy Trinity Episcopal School
Holy Trinity Episcopal School is a co-educational independent Episcopal school serving students from 3-years old through Grade 5. Located in the rapidly growing area of northeast Houston, HTES provides an outstanding "life preparatory" learning experience guided by three core values: Respect, Compassion, and Integrity.
At Holy Trinity, each child is known and valued. We are committed to discovering, nurturing, and developing each child's individual gifts, while guiding the child toward the maturity necessary to manage his or her own learning. We actively seek a diverse student body and welcome children of all races, cultural backgrounds, and religious faiths.