Music Teacher, Grades Preschool-8

Friends School of Portland seeks an experienced music teacher for grades preschool-8 for approximately 8 hours a week.  The ideal candidate will have significant classroom teaching experience, in addition to experience leading youth/middle school ensembles (strings, voice, ukulele) and  teaching beginning music theory, world music, and music history. Teacher certification is preferred.

 

Friends School of Portland is an independent preschool through 8th grade school arising from Quaker faith and practice and built upon long-held standards of exceptional Friends schools. Embracing the Quaker belief in the unique worth of each individual, we seek students from diverse ethnic, economic and family backgrounds. In small, multi-age classes, as well as in afterschool and summer programs, we nurture children’s unfolding development as curious, creative, and compassionate world citizens. We emphasize high standards for independent thinking and personal integrity. We offer cooperative learning in a close community where simplicity, service, stewardship, and peaceful resolution of conflict are practiced every day.

 

To apply, please send a letter of interest, 3 recommendation letters, and a resume to Nell Sears, Director of Studies (nell@friendsschoolofportland.org) and Jenny Rowe, Head of school (jenny@friendsschoolofportland.org) as soon as possible. We will begin reviewing applications on July 13; position is open until filled.

 

Close Date: 
Jul 27 2018