Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, an independent, international school located in Manhattan’s Financial District, seeks a highly qualified, motivated music educator to serve as the Lower School Band Teacher and support teacher for the Upper School Band program. This is a full-time position that will begin in late August 2021.
The school seeks candidates who will offer an engaging and challenging Band program for Lower School students which incorporates a variety of music from different genres and cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to fostering an inclusive learning community.
Directing the 4th and 5th Grade Bands
Teaching group lessons to 4th - 8th grade students on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments from beginner to intermediate levels
Supporting the Middle and High School Band classes
Directing school concerts as well as off-campus performances
Preparing students for NYSSMA solo and ensemble festivals
Supporting and sponsoring activities/events outside of the typical school day, including directing after-school ensembles and possible private lesson teaching
Being a collaborative, contributing team member of the Fine Arts Department as well as the Lower School and Upper School divisions
Growing professionally in order to meet the changing responsibilities of the position
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred, Music Education degree preferred Experience in teaching elementary music students in a school setting
Experience in teaching in woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments
Experience in using technology in the music classroom
Familiarity with curriculum design
Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.