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VERNON TWP. MUSIC TEACHER – Grades 4-12; NJ certification as Teacher of Music required; experience in brass/percussion instruments preferred. Also Jazz/Marching Band experience preferred; eff. 9/1/17.

Submit letter of interest and resume to:
Joseph Piccirillo
Director of Special Projects and
Supervisor of Practical, Performing, and Fine Arts
jpiccirillo@vtsd.com

Our brass/percussion specialist/band director position is open.  The position is working with brass and percussion band students grades 4-12 as well as conducting jazz and concert bands. The school band program is very healthy and has almost 500 students in the band program in grades 4 – 12.  We are hoping the candidate has jazz band and marching band experience and is interested in working with the high school marching band program.    Resumes should be sent to Joseph Piccirillo, Director of Special Projects, as stated in the posting below and on this site http://www.vtsd.com/employment/.  Feel free to send me an email endorsing any particular candidates as I will be part of the interview committee.
 
 

The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School

Location: NY,NY
Salary: $125,000
Category: Administration
Posted On: April 7, 2016

Description

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured in theNew York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 minutes for its revolutionary teacher salaries and its outstanding results. Make history by joining the founding team of kindergarten teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School’s new elementary school, which is opening with one cohort of 120 kindergarten students in August 2016. TEP is deeply committed to music instruction, evident in the fact that TEP students learn music every day, beginning in kindergarten! 30 minutes of every day are devoted to music in every TEP kindergarten classroom. This is an amazing opportunity to turn TEP’s youngest students on to the joys of singing, playing instruments, and music-making.

Requirements

Qualifications: This position requires a minimum of 3 years of lead teaching experience, at least 2 of which must have been with kindergarten students.

How to Apply

Apply today here: http:www.tepcharter.org/submit.php Also, we invite you to learn more about teaching at TEP Charter School at our Prospective Teacher Information Session. http://www.tepcharter.org/session-for-teachers.php?is_application_link=y&is_application_link=y

Teacher of Music / Director of Choral Activities

Chatham High School – Full time, tenure track, benefits eligible   

Start date September 1, 2016
Description:
The School District of the Chathams seeks a dynamic leader for their High School Choral Music program. The successful candidate will engage the choral program in the curricular and extracurricular school community, seek exciting performance opportunities for students, and provide an inspirational learning environment.

Requirements:
NJ Teacher of Music Certification

  1. Choral ensemble leadership experience
  2. Piano skills
  3. Proven success with Choral program recruitment, retention, and growth 
  4. Knowledge of Music Technology preferred

Application Procedure: Apply online
An AA/EO employer

 

 

 
 

Job Title: New Jersey Youth Chorus, Coro Vivo Director 
Reports to: Artistic Director

Status: Part-Time

Start Date: July 1, 2016 (If possible, the Director would hold auditions for potential choristers during one day in May, and one day in June.  

The New Jersey Youth Chorus, founded in 1992, is an auditioned choral program for choristers in grades 3 – 12.  The heart of its mission is to provide exceptional choral music education and performance experiences, fostering expression, artistry and growth.  

The Coro Vivo ensemble is for boys with unchanged voices, in grades 5 – 8. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 4:15 – 6:00 PM in Chatham, NJ.  

Responsibilities and Duties:
In concert with the Artistic Director, develop an annual program for Coro Vivo in accordance with the organization’s mission, vision and approved operating budget.  This includes:

  • Working on curriculum goals
  • Selecting appropriate, quality repertoire, representing various styles and genres
  • Conducting all rehearsals and performances of Coro Vivo.  Performances include two annual concerts, and approximately 4 – 6 additional events
  • Seeking performance opportunities
  • Planning any workshops or in-house retreats, including recommendation of clinicians
  • Leading the ensemble in Summer Session (late August) OR in-house Retreat weekend (September)
  • Conduct periodic events, such as ‘Bring a Friend Day,’ or “Kids for Kids” concerts

In addition, the Coro Vivo Director:

  • Prepares weekly Memos for the choristers and parents (updates, practice-at-home, etc.)
  • Auditions prospective choristers in May/June
  • Provides input on marketing materials or press releases, as necessary
  • Communicates in a timely manner with the Artistic Director and Choir Administrator, as appropriate, regarding needs and expectations of the choir
  • Exhibits role model behavior commensurate with NJYC’s mission to inspire its members to achieve artistic excellence and develop their potential.  This includes:
  • Creating high standards
  • Inspiring and motivating choristers
  • Encouraging excellence in musicianship and vocal development.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of vocal technique and literature appropriate for young male singers
  • Knowledge of Kodaly methodology and Takadimi rhythm syllables a plus
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with artistic staff, office staff and parents
  • Please submit resume to: personnel@njyouthchorus.org

Job Title: New Jersey Youth Chorus, Primo Coro Director

Reports to: Artistic Director

Status: Part-Time

Start Date: July 1, 2016 (If possible, the Director would hold auditions for potential choristers during one day in May, and one day in June.  

The New Jersey Youth Chorus, founded in 1992, is an auditioned choral program for choristers in grades 3 – 12.  The heart of its mission is to provide exceptional choral music education and performance experiences, fostering expression, artistry and growth.  

The Primo Coro ensemble is for girls and boys in grades 4 – 5. Rehearsals are held on Mondays from 4:30 – 6:00 PM in Chatham, NJ.  

Responsibilities and Duties:

In concert with the Artistic Director, develop an annual program for Primo Coro in accordance with the organization’s mission, vision and approved operating budget.  This includes:

  • Working on curriculum goals
  • Selecting appropriate, quality repertoire, representing various styles and genres
  • Conducting all rehearsals and performances of Primo Coro.  Performances include two annual concerts, and approximately 2 – 4 additional events
  • Seeking performance opportunities
  • Planning any workshops or in-house retreats, including recommendation of clinicians
  • Possibly leading the ensemble in Summer Session (late August) OR in-house Retreat weekend (September)
  • Conduct periodic events, such as ‘Bring a Friend Day,’ or “Kids for Kids” concerts

In addition, the Primo Coro Director:

  • Prepares weekly Memos for the choristers and parents (updates, practice-at-home, etc.)
  • Auditions prospective choristers in May/June
  • Provides input on marketing materials or press releases, as necessary
  • Communicates in a timely manner with the Artistic Director and Choir Administrator, as appropriate, regarding needs and expectations of the choir
  • Exhibits role model behavior commensurate with NJYC’s mission to inspire its members to achieve artistic excellence and develop their potential.  This includes:
    • Creating high standards
    • Inspiring and motivating choristers
    • Encouraging excellence in musicianship and vocal development.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of vocal technique and literature appropriate for young singers
  • Knowledge of Kodaly methodology and Takadimi rhythm syllables a plus
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with artistic staff, office staff and parents

Please submit resume to: personnel@njyouthchorus.org