The Savannah Country Day School seeks a dynamic Chorus teacher to join its learning community for the 2023-2024 academic year. This full-time position will include teaching assignments in our Middle and Upper Schools, as well as serving as the Musical Director for all school musicals. The ideal candidate will be able to meet the varied needs of our diverse student body, teaching multiple levels of vocal performance, to include Music Theory. A willingness to engage in a critical dialogue about instructional practice with peers and a desire to be involved in a wide range of school activities in and outside of the classroom are also essential.
Bachelor’s degree in Music or a related field, Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
Three (3) or more years’ teaching experience strongly desired.
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to function as part of the Fine & Performing Arts team is desired.
Attendance at evening and weekend functions is occasionally required.
Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and resumeto DJ Queenan, Director of Fine & Performing Arts, at email@example.com.
Savannah Country Day traces its origins back to the 1905 founding of The Pape School, an institution long recognized for its academic excellence and college preparatory curriculum. Led by a group of visionary parents who saw the continued need for a first-rate college preparatory school in Savannah, the founders of Savannah Country Day built upon the assets of the Pape School and created a school with a recognized tradition of academic excellence across the southeast. Today, Savannah Country Day School is Savannah's preeminent college preparatory school providing a rigorous, yet supportive learning environment for a wide variety of motivated learners. Enrolling over 1000 students ranging from 4 month olds to 12th grade, SCDS is truly a family school. Situated on a beautiful, 65-acre campus on the south side of historic Savannah, Georgia, SCDS has a 6:1 student to teacher ratio, an unparalleled arts program and a full range of athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Significant funds are available for faculty professional development and our faculty average 21 years of experience with 85% of Upper School faculty holding advanced degrees.
Inclusion at Savannah Country Day School:
The Savannah Country Day School is guided by the school’s mission statement which includes:
that each student's life is enriched in a diverse community where differences among people are affirmed and celebrated;
that the school shares with families the responsibility for fostering in each student strength of character, a sense of personal responsibility, and an attitude of faith, reverence, and tolerance;
SCDS seeks candidates of all cultures and backgrounds who embrace the school’s mission of diversity, are eager to engage in the work of inclusion and have a desire to join a community of diverse individuals who celebrate their similarities while also recognizing their individuality.
Savannah Country Day School is an Early Childhood–Grade 12 co-educational day school of about 900 students. The school is one of the strongest in the Southeast. Our students go on from SCDS to excel at colleges all over the country. Founded in 1955, the school sits on a beautiful 65-acre campus with numerous classroom buildings, several playing fields, three gymnasiums, and two state-of-the-art libraries. The campus culture is informal and relaxed, but expectations of students are high in all areas. Besides a strong academic program, the school has very strong programs in the fine arts, athletics, and service learning.