Music and Theater Teacher Lower and Middle Schools
Saddle River Day School
Location: Saddle River, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
Saddle River Day School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly creative teacher to fill the position of Lower and Middle School Music and Theater Teacher for the 2023-24 school year.
The ideal candidate will have an impressive background in both music and musical theater, will possess excellent classroom management and communication skills, and will be versed and proficient in the use of the latest technology related to music and theater education. The teaching duties will include directing the Lower School Choir and Middle School Choir, teaching the general music classes for grades Pre-K3 through 4, serving as the music director for the Middle School and Lower School musical theater productions in the spring, and directing other Lower and Middle School theater productions in the fall and winter.
The work hours of the position will be from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to cover the hours of the after-school rehearsals for the theater position. (Our school day begins at 8:00 a.m.). Support for the after-school theater productions will be provided by the school’s Theater Coordinator and the Chair of the Performing Arts Department.
Saddle River Day School, located in the hills of Saddle River, New Jersey, was founded in 1957. Its student body of 380+ boys and girls is drawn from 64 communities in Bergen, Essex and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and Rockland County in New York. Saddle River Day School is composed of three divisions: the Lower Division, the Middle Division and the Upper Division. Saddle River Day School is a non-profit, non-discriminatory, co-educational, college-preparatory independent day school accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the State of New Jersey. Over 70% of the faculty hold advanced degrees.