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School Accompanist and Music Teacher (Part Time)

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

Kingswood Oxford School
WEST HARTFORD, CT
US

CONTACT NAME

KYLE REYNOLDS, Performing Arts Chair

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Part-Time Middle School Music Teacher and All School Accompanist

Kingswood Oxford School

West Hartford, CT

Starting August 2024

Kingswood Oxford seeks a part-time general music teacher and school accompanist who is passionate, innovative, and collaborative – an educator who models a growth mindset and is eager to further music education and arts programming for students. Successful candidates will be experienced classroom teachers of music (keyboarding, percussion, rhythm, music theory, etc.) and strong accompanists of choral music and musical theater repertoire.

Candidates should also understand the importance of involvement in the community, student engagement and empowerment, ongoing professional development, and authentic collaboration with other faculty and staff to advance the school’s mission and strategic vision. Optimal teaching candidates at Kingswood Oxford will show the following traits:

  • Collaborative: works well with others, pitches in, pushes others in their practice

  • Curious: about arts, music, students, the world, teaching, and learning; approaches new ideas with openness rather than judgment

  • Innovative: excited to try new things, willing to fail; excited to offer students agency and choice

  • Joyful: enjoys working with kids; sees their potential, works to understand how they learn and operate

  • Self-aware: clear how they set the weather in the classroom; engages in the continuous practice of self-knowledge to create equitable/inclusive learning communities

Curricularly, successful candidates should have a background in teaching instrumental music and be qualified to accompany a range of choral music and musical theater repertoire.

The position would:

  • Teach one Middle School Music class

  • Accompany Middle School and Upper School choirs

  • Accompany the Middle School and Upper School musical rehearsals

  • Accompany all school events

These duties will be determined in discussion with the Department Chair and the Head of the Middle School.

Located in West Hartford, Connecticut, Kingswood Oxford is a coeducational, independent day school for motivated students in grades 6-12. KO actively seeks to attract and welcome a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, including differences in race, color, religion, nationality or ethnic origin, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. At KO we believe that a diversity of ideas and perspectives enriches our community and improves our understanding. We continually work to increase equity and access within our learning community and seek candidates who are similarly committed to this work. If you would like to join us in this work, we welcome your application.

More information can be found at https://www.kingswoodoxford.org/


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to [email protected].

Kingswood Oxford School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, political belief or activity, status as a veteran, or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

DURATION

Aug 19, 2024 - Jun 6, 2025

SALARY

$5,000.00 – $5,000.00 per gig

UNION

NON-UNION

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

https://www.kingswoodoxford.org/

APPLY BY EMAIL

Reynolds.k…
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APPLY BY PHONE

2037682750

APPLY BY POSTAL SERVICE

170 KINGSWOOD ROAD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

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