Long Term Sub - Music Instructor (Grades 5 -12, Part-time)
Laguna Blanca School
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Laguna Blanca School is a college preparatory, coeducational day school located on two campuses in Santa Barbara, California. Grades EK-4 are located on a bucolic campus in Montecito, while Grades 5-12 are located on Laguna’s historic campus in Hope Ranch. Laguna Blanca emphasizes its core values of scholarship, character, balance, and community in its programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Team-Teach two sections of 6th Grade Performing Arts Foundations (PAF) and co-coordinate Spring performances with Theater Instructor.
Serve as the Vocal Director for the 7th-12th Grade After School Spring Musical. This includes participation and support with auditions, leading and co-leading after-school rehearsals, and attendance at tech rehearsals and the final performances. Responsible for the direct instruction of all vocal parts for the show and working in collaboration with the Director, Music Director, Choreographer, and Production Team to support the show and students, including one on one student instruction and production meetings outside of rehearsal time.
Serve as a member of the applicable grade-level team(s) of teachers meeting on a regular basis to plan, develop, and coordinate student support in alignment with the mission of the school
Communicate progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to parents and, as appropriate, other faculty, staff, and/or Head of School
Ability to differentiate and inspire a wide range of learners
Effective classroom management skills
Actively participates in a collaborative environment with other teachers
Strong communication and organization skills
Direct instruction of students in Middle and/or Upper School grade levels in a school setting.
Background in vocal instruction and musical theater
Piano accompaniment skills to support classroom learning and school performances
Experience preparing shows, organizing performance opportunities, and working collaboratively with other performing arts teachers
Fluency with email, Google Suite, Microsoft Outlook, etc.
RECOMMENDED SKILLS & ABILITIES
Degree in Music or a related field is preferred, but not required.
Teaching Credential is preferred, but not required.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times
Must be able to traverse school facility and lead students to safety in the event of an emergency
Laguna Blanca School does not discriminate based on gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any characteristic that is legally protected under applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid, educational programs, athletics, and employment.