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Elementary Music Enrichment Teacher (Credential Not Required)

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Bright Star Schools | Los Angeles, CA
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Bright Star Schools


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Published 13 days ago

Start Date

August 5, 2019

Application Deadline

June 21, 2019

Salary

$25.00 per hour, full time position


*This position is located in Panorama City, CA for our founding elementary school, Valor Academy Elementary School.

 

Hiring Process:

Step 1: Submit Application

Applications should include the information listed below. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. All applications should be submitted via the “JOIN OUR TEAM” section at www.brightstarschools.org.

Completed applications include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three professional references

Step 2: Phone Interview

Step 3: School Site Interview

Selected candidates will be invited to an in-person interview on a particular campus, and give a model lesson to students.

 

Job Description: Enrichment Teacher

Reporting to: VAES Principal

 

ABOUT US:

Bright Star Schools is a free, publicly funded and open enrollment non-profit organization with seven public charters in urban Los Angeles. Across all of our Bright Star sites, over 90% of our students are eligible for free and reduced lunch.

 

Our mission is to provide holistic, inclusive support for all students to achieve academic excellence and grow their unique talents so that they find joy in higher education, career, and life. Bright Star students will become leaders who act with integrity and champion equity to enrich our communities and the world. The framework to our success is our core operating principles, which are Integridad, Ubuntu, Kohyang (고향), and Growth.

 

At Bright Star, we’re committed to our educators’ success. We provide over 260 hours of differentiated professional development each year and offer numerous leadership opportunities to support our teachers to become experts in their craft. We also offer small class sizes, comprehensive teacher support, and numerous collaboration opportunities across the organization and within school sites.


Bright Star Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or veteran status.



Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of urban teaching experience preferred (elementary setting k-4 preferred)
  • Bilingual Spanish desirable

 

Teacher Traits:

  • Belief that every child is deserving an excellent education which prepares him/her for college and life beyond
  • Demonstrated ability to teach whole child in an inclusive setting using modifications and accommodations
  • Willingness to receive feedback, engage in frequent dialogue and ability to self-reflect
  • Life-long learner
  • Collaborative
  • Belief in data-driven instruction
  • Firm, kind approach to managing student behavior
  • Technologically competent
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and creative problem solver
  • Sense of humor and love of teaching

 


Responsibilities:

   

Whole School Responsibilities

  • Uphold Bright Star Schools’ mission and values
  • Demonstrate genuine care for all students
  • Build relationships with all students
  • Embrace existing school-wide management systems and promote high standards of behavior
  • Collaborate with school leaders, providing input to improve Bright Star programs
  • Actively participate in professional development sessions
  • Communicate professionally with peers, supervisors, parents, and students
  • Commit to a longer school day and calendar year
  • Adhere to Bright Star’s professional attire guidelines
  • Supervise lunch and bathroom breaks and participate in rotating supervision
  • Uphold attendance procedures each period using School Information Systems (SIS)
  • Enthusiastically participate in school-wide culture events (i.e., Songfest, academic assemblies, and Field Day)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


 

Primary Function: Develop and implement an integrated, standards-based Music curriculum that utilizes instructional methods in the appropriate subject matter and grade levels. Create a healthy and safe learning environment that demonstrates respect for all and supports student success. Communicate and partner effectively with parents to support student learning. Evaluate student learning and adapt to evaluation data to continually improve our academic program.

 

  • Contribute to the design of a rigorous, well-rounded music and art program
  • Designing lessons in music and art, which include opportunities for critical listening, theory, and performance
  • Planning, rehearsing, conducting and directing pupils in musical programs/performances for school and parents
  • Planning, directing, and supporting pupils/teachers in art shows for school and parents
  • Planning, preparing, and implementing music and art lesson plans that utilize a variety of instructional strategies
  • Leading and planning community morning assemblies
  • Assisting lead teachers with instruction in the general classroom during the times you are not teaching music or art to support with subject matter integration
  • Maintaining high expectations for students’ learning and overall conduct
  • Communicating and building positive relationships with students, students’ families, colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Working collaboratively in a professional learning community and participating in curriculum and developmental programs, as applicable.
  • Developing authentic ways of assessing student progress, and maintaining records of student learning
  • Adhering to school policies, procedures and deadlines
  • Model professional behaviors and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and the broader community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Assist in yard supervision during recess and lunch periods
  • Assist teachers in integrating and planning music and art to curriculum
  • Assist in before/after school carpool
  • Assist in other school programs when necessary.

*This position is located in Panorama City, CA for our founding elementary school, Valor Academy Elementary School.

 

Hiring Process:

Step 1: Submit Application

Applications should include the information listed below. Applications will be…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Salary and Benefits:

Salary:     $25.00 per hour

Status:     Full Time

Start Date: An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role no later than August 2019.

Location: Panorama City, CA

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, STRS retirement matching, life insurance, short-term disability, optional 403b plan, sick and vacation paid time off, and holidays.

 

 

Other Benefits:

  • Laptop
  • Instructional Leaders as Principals
  • School Connectors to support with family engagement and communication

Salary and Benefits:

Salary:     $25.00 per hour

Status:     Full Time

Start Date: An exceptional candidate will assume a full time role no later than August 2019.

Location: Panorama City, CA…

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17081 Devonshire Street, Los Angeles, CA 91325
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