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Grade 6-8 Music Teacher – Newton, MA

Schechter Boston is expanding its music faculty. We are looking for a dynamic and engaging Grade 6-8 Music Teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. The position is 0.65 FTE teaching during the school day, with the following additional opportunities, if interested:

Music Director for After School Musical Theater Shows (Mondays, 3:15-5:30pm, and one additional day TBD)
After School private music lessons, within our robust After School Program.

The Music Teacher is part of the creative and collaborative Schechter Arts Department that includes visual art, music, film and theater.

Job Description:
Design, plan and implement a developmentally appropriate music curriculum.
Prepare and implement differentiated instruction, activities and assessments that meet the needs of every student.
Build relationships with all students, so they are actively engaged in the classroom activities
Create and maintain a safe, well-structured physical environment that is conducive to student learning.
Participate in ongoing cycles of reflection, both independently and in collaboration with colleagues.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Minimum of two years experience teaching students, preferably in an elementary school setting.
Exemplary teaching skills

Pay & Benefits:
Competitive salary; commensurate with experience
We thrive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefit, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, tuition reduction for employees’ children, paid holidays, sick time and personal time, and early dismissal on Fridays.

To Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

About the School:
Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired. Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:

Believing there is no limit to better
Providing honest and kind feedback
Failing forward
Leaning into complexity
Being kinder than necessary

Accessible by public transportation:
Schechter is accessible by NewMo, a Newton-sponsored ridesharing service from the following stations: Newtonville Station (Commuter Rail- Worcester Line), Needham Heights Station (Commuter Rail- Needham Line) Chestnut Hill Station (MBTA Green Line-D), Newton Highlands Station (MBTA Green Line- D). NewMo lets you book a ride ($2/ride) from any of these stations to the Wells Avenue Business District, where the school is located.

Kim Wong
[email protected]

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
125 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459 United States

Posted 5/9/2023