Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational independent day school that spans two distinct campuses and has a deeply connected culture and community that celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. Motivated learners who bring a multitude of diverse and unique backgrounds to our community, Crystal students lead with humility, seek growth challenges, and embrace authenticity. Crystal adults are experienced, collaborative educators who are committed to effective teaching and professional growth, love working with students inside and outside of the classroom, and engage in their work with dedication and humor. Crystal embodies its core values through robust professional growth and leadership opportunities, intentional relationship-building, innovative curriculum and rich co-curricular programs, and a continual commitment to creating a diverse, equitable school community.
Crystal Springs Uplands School seeks a part-time (with the possibility of growth) General Music teacher in the Middle School, starting in the fall of 2020.
Responsibilities for this position include:
Teaching three General Music classes (6th, 7th and 8th Grade)
Directing the Middle School Chorus elective at lunch twice per week
Working on the Spring Musical as Musical Director (piano playing skills desirable)
Vocal coaching as needed
The ideal candidate will have at least three years of general music and chorus/vocal music teaching experience and a B.A./B.S. in a relevant field (Masters Degree preferred).
Exhibit a passion for content knowledge and a range of effective pedagogical approaches
Demonstrate commitment to equitable and culturally responsive teaching practices
Cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, and challenging learning environment that reflects Crystal’s core values and allows our diverse student body to grow and thrive
Work collaboratively to develop integrated and meaningful curriculum and programming
Integrate technology in effective ways that enhances students’ learning experiences and growth
Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth, leadership, and community building
Serve as an advisor who is committed to the social and emotional development of students
Bring unique skills to contribute to our multifaceted community outside of the classroom (e.g. coaching, sponsoring a club, leading a global trip, speaking multiple languages, etc.)
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your anticipated contribution to the Crystal community, your resume, and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: Attention General Music Position, Crystal Springs Uplands School, 10 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Crystal Springs Uplands School
Crystal Springs Uplands School is a coeducational independent day school with an Upper School campus in Hillsborough, California and a Middle School campus in Belmont, California. Located on the Bay Area Peninsula and serving 566 students in grades 6-12 CSUS is an institution committed to diversity that encourages minority candidates to apply.
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