.6 FTE Music Teacher, Online School applicants to join our team for the 2022-2023 school year.   BCCS is looking for positive, energetic applicants with a deep belief that all students can learn, and having the commitment and passion to provide these learning opportunities. The .6 FTE Music Teacher, Online School performs difficult professional work teaching a broad range of subjects or specialized subject matter(s), teaching special needs students, motivating students to achieve maximum potential and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Principal. Travel is required throughout the school year for various school functions, such as state testing, or as otherwise required by the school.
 

BCCS is looking for applicants driven to uphold our Mission: To become a justice-center school community who fuels the unique genius of each student.

BCCS Core Values – Written on a foundation of student voice, our district core values communicate the culture and character of Brooklyn Center Community Schools.

  • We stand front and center

  • We demonstrate passion, pride, and perseverance

  • We acknowledge and disrupt oppressive systems

  • Our diversity fuels learning

  • We fiercely lead in justice-centered educated

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students’ understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre, periods and styles. To identify, promote and develop each student’s talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression.

Essential Functions

  • Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
  • Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances outside the classroom
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere during practice, rehearsal and performances.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order.
  •                 Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Travel Requirements
    Travels to school district buildingsfor special functions, state testing,  and professional meetings as required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
    • Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
    • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
    • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
    • Ability to play an instrument or instruments, conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
    • Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
    • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

    Certification/License:

    • MN State Certification as a Music Teacher.
    • Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to provide own transportation.

    Education:

    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
    • Masters Degree preferred.

    Why Choose BCCS?

    • Health Insurance with option of a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA/VEBA)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • Full service community school
    • Vital Worklife: Supportive counseling and coaching
    • Staff Wellness Opportunities: Annual benefits fair, wellness challenges and campaigns, free yoga and personal trainer sessions
    • NeoPath Health Clinic: Free, onsite medical care to help you improve your overall health and wellness.  The clinic offers all of the primary care services you would expect from a family physician/general practitioner.

     

    We’re not a community on the fringe, we’re a community moving toward a center. Moving in unison with a shift in cultural expectations.  Our voice and achievement will not be disqualified, we’re moving toward a change in history and hearts.  
     
    Standing FRONT AND CENTER so we are seen and heard.


    Application Process:
    Please select this link to learn more about Brooklyn Center Community Schools: https://www.bccs286.org/
    Please select this link to apply online:   https://www.applitrack.com/brooklyncenterschools/onlineapp/

    BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  
    Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.