Leading Middle and High School extra-curricular choral programs.
Teaching music requires a broad range of musical skills and experience.
An understanding of how to use authentic experiences in teaching musical concepts.
An ability to manage and foster very differentiated (individualized) instruction.
An appreciation for the unique needs of middle school students.
Broad musical abilities including basic harmonic analysis and dictation, keyboard and or guitar proficiency, basic understanding of recording techniques and the use of DAW software, vocal proficiency, and preferably some experience in a contemporary music ensemble.
A high degree of willingness to learn new musical skills as needed.
A high commitment to after school programming that will extend the musical experience of interested students.
Serves the whole child, acknowledging that a student’s physical, social and emotional well-being relates to learning.
Committed to best practices as in brain-based learning, integrated and thematic instruction.
Is committed to character education.
Designs lesson plans based on standards and benchmarks.
Designs a curriculum, which takes into account the developmental levels of the children.
Engages children in problem solving, working cooperatively in groups, interacting with the community, appreciating diversity, and learning through service.
Instills confidence and adaptability in students to explore new roles, ideas and strategies.
Encourages students to be self-motivated, work independently, and maintain a sense of wonder and love of learning.
Establishes and models high expectations for students’ achievement and behaviour.
Helps students continuously assess their progress and consider feedback as part of the learning process.
Links assessment directly to instruction.
Creates a vital relationship with parents.
Attends meetings and duties as assigned by principal
Attends and participates in school events at the request of the administration
Education: Bachelor Degree in a related field of study.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About American Community School Beirut
AMERICAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL BEIRUT www.acs.edu.lb
The American Community School Beirut, Lebanon, established in 1905 and one of the oldest American international schools in the world, is located on a 16,000-square-meter campus adjoining the American University of Beirut and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. ACS is an independent, coeducational day school with an enrollment of over 1100 students in grades Nursery through 12. Its core curriculum is American college preparatory; in addition to earning a U.S. accredited high school diploma, students can earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Lebanese Baccalaureate Diploma. The school has a strong tradition and requirement in community service. Reflecting the vibrant and cosmopolitan world of Beirut, the student population represents many nationalities. Since 1984, 100% of ACS’s graduating seniors have received university admission upon graduation; for the past five years (2013-2018) approximately 40% of our alumni have matriculated at Lebanese universities and 60% have gone overseas to U.S., Canadian, British or European universities.
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