While this page will list job openings that are sent to the executive board, all posting is at the discretion of the editor.  This is not a comprehensive list of job openings in the State of Delaware, and should not be misconstrued as such.


Pre-school Music Teacher Position at Christ Episcopal Church, Greenville

The music teacher provides music education to preschool children, aged 18 months to 5 years. The teacher travels to each classroom (total of 7 classes) two times each week for a total of 14 classes. The teacher also plays piano for weekly chapel services and other seasonal events, such as the Christmas pageant and Grandparents’ Day performance. Excellent music skills and the ability to relate and communicate well with young children is a must. A bachelor’s degree and teaching experience are desired.

The music teacher will be required to pass a background screening and to obtain early childhood education credentials from the State of Delaware. References are required.

The schedule is 5 hours a day for 3 days each week during the traditional school year, September to June.

Beginning salary of $18 - $20 per hour.

Contact:

Jo W. Harney, D.Min.

Head of School

Christ Church Episcopal Preschool

302-472-0021


Music and Band Instructor

Saint Edmond’s Academy, a Catholic, Independent school, educates the hearts and minds of boys in the Holy Cross tradition from JK to eighth grade. Our heritage incorporates contemporary thought with individualized instruction, a challenging 21st century curriculum, and a focus on the core values of responsibility, independence, self-esteem, integrity, and a sense of community.

Teaching Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of music and implement a robust vocal and instrumental music program for elementary and middle school students.

  • Demonstrate personal skills and creative talents in music, and serve as a role model by cultivating these talents.

  • Work collaboratively with other teachers in the Fine Arts Department to integrate music into other content areas.

  • Provide and supervise opportunities for students to demonstrate individually or in ensembles the skills and talents developed in the music program. These opportunities will on occasion fall outside the normal school day for teachers, including evenings and weekends.

  • Review periodically the music curriculum and implement modifications when appropriate so the curriculum serves as a framework for planning sequential learning experiences.

  • Provide music direction for the school concerts, school’s band(s), and the planning and implementation of afterschool offerings that may include but not limited to- instrumental lessons and other musical ensembles.

  • Assist with the school musical and other seasonal performances/plays. 

  • Seek external opportunities to showcase student talent. 

  • Plan and prepare lessons for sections of music that may span grades Early Childhood-8.

  • Maintain a positive educational environment for all students.

  • Communicate with parents to discuss student progress and areas of growth.

  • Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and other workshops.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music  (Music Education Experience is preferred.)


Interested candidates should please send resume and letter of interest to the attention of Mrs. Juliana McClellan- jmcclellan@stedmondsacademy.org


Choir Director & Organist

First Presbyterian Church of Newark, a 400-member church with a strong traditional music program and excellent pipe organ, after the retirement of their 10 year Choir Director & Organist, is searching for their next Organist & Director for its 24 member choir.

Send your resume as soon as possible, or by August 2nd, to 292 W. Main Street, Newark DE 19711. humanresources@firstpresnewark.org.


Lower School Music Teacher and Choral Director

Type: 80% to Full-time position - 10 months Supervisor: Head of Lower School
FLSA: Exempt (Salaried)

General Job Description: St. Anne's Episcopal School seeks a spirited and talented educator to serve as Lower School Music Teacher and Choral Director within the mission and core values of the school. The teacher will be responsible for teaching general music to Lower School students starting in Preschool, directing the MS chorus in grades 5-8, and coordinating winter and spring concerts each year.

The ability to teach drama, and/or coach a sport is a plus. This position would begin in August 2019.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach early childhood and elementary music classes with an emphasis on singing, movement, musical games, percussion instruments and recorders

  • Teach choral music to students in grade 2-4 and 5-8

  • Produce bi-annual student performance concerts across all grade levels

  • Collaborate with colleagues in the music, visual art, and academic classes to create a

    cohesive and integrated program

  • Understand the fundamental developmental stages in the social, emotional, and

    academic lives of lower school students

  • Facilitate the musical programming for weekly Episcopal chapel service and other

    assemblies, preferably playing keyboard for chapel and special events as needed

  • Stay current on the best practices in curriculum instruction in Music

  • Share passion for and appreciation of the language and rhythms of music

  • Differentiate instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of students with varying

    abilities, attitudes, and musical backgrounds

  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior that is aligned with our core

    values of respect, responsibility, and compassion

  • Communicate with parents on student progress

  • Attend specific school events/activities outside of the school day and supervise as

    needed

  • Participate in curriculum and professional development and serve on faculty

    committees

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty,

    and staff

    Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, philosophy statement, and at least five (5) professional references to employment@stannesde.org. Candidates must also submit an employment application and background check - both available at www.stannesde.org/employment. Please use the following format for naming your electronic files: Lastname_Firstname_Resume. References will not be contacted without applicant approval.

    Other:

  • Candidates will embrace the school’s mission as well as educational and discipline philosophies; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

  • Candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.

  • Candidates will have strong organizational and effective time-management skills.

    Physical Requirements: Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, stand, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as with others. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. Must be able to lift 25lbs.