Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a day and boarding school of 600 PK-12 students in the mountains of northeast Georgia, is seeking a Lower School general music teacher for a full-time, exempt (10 months) position beginning in August 2020. This position reports to the Head of Lower School.
Responsibilities for Lower School General Music Faculty
Create and foster a love of music in students while teaching fundamental building block skills of musical theory.
Create and execute two student showcases highlighting learned skills and providing performance opportunities.
Facilitate one season of after school activities.
Serve on a dorm team (if living on campus).
Participate in all required meetings.
Communicate with families about student progress.
Perform other supervisory duties as required of all Lower School teachers: lunch, recess, chapel, and morning/afternoon supervision.
Equal access to employment, programs and services is available to all. With respect to its employment practices, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation or identity. Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for this role and a resume. For more information about Rabun Gap, visit our website at rabungap.org.
Skills and Requirements
Classroom teaching experience (preferred).
Piano or other accompaniment ability (preferred).
Ability to foster a love and appreciation of music in all ages.
Possess a sound understanding of the developmental stages of lower school students.
Ability and willingness to facilitate differentiated, student-centered best practices.
Willingness to collaborate with a variety of specialized providers on the student support team.
Possess an understanding of classroom management techniques and best practices with young children.
The candidate should be organized and able to manage a series of student information platforms and systems, including: Blackbaud, Gmail, and Google environment.
Additional Salary Information: Includes benefits, health insurance, retirement. Housing may be available and negotiated.
About Rabun Gap - Nacoochee School
Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a PreK -12 independent day and boarding school located in the southern foothills of the Appalachian mountains.
Centrally located within two hours from Atlanta GA, Asheville NC, and Greenville SC, Rabun Gap combines its strong academic program, international community and mountain setting, to inspire young people eager to learn and grow. Living our motto of "Work Study Worship", our community nurtures and challenges students from diverse backgrounds as they prepare for college and a lifetime of service. For more information visit rabungap.org.
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