Director of Orchestras/Orchestra Teacher

Bloomfield Hills Schools
Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Posted On:
March 12, 2018


Starting: immediately. Location: International Academy Okma Campus

Unique Aspects which should be considered before applying:

  • Orchestra, Choir, DP Music and MYP Personal Project Teacher
  • A strong background in string pedagogy and music education
  • Ability to be a collaborative member of the music department
  • Longer school year calendar: 192 teacher days
  • Longer school day: 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Symphony Orchestra rehearsals extend after the regular school day
  • Two-thirds of students at the Okma Campus participate in the music program
  • The Okma Campus has an active Music Boosters program that works closely with the Orchestra and Band directors
  • International focus across the curriculum which will involve cross disciplinary planning
  • Block scheduling
  • Teacher responsibilities: classroom instructor, seminar mentor, product team advisor, curriculum development, evening performances, weekend competitions
  • Encouraged to be involved in enrichment weeks
  • Involvement in International Baccalaureate program
  • Will be hired by Bloomfield  School District
  • Willingness to attend International Baccalaureate teacher training


Qualifications: NCLB Qualified Valid Michigan secondary teaching certificate with necessary endorsement Major in area of instruction

How to Apply

Complete Online Application at: Complete all sections of the online application. It is required that applicants upload copies of the following documents to the online application: letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation, copy of all transcripts, and copy of valid Michigan teaching certificate(s). Application deadline is: Until Filled