Orchestra Teacher (1.0 FTE)

Farmington Public Schools
Farmington, MI
Posted On:
June 11, 2018


Farmington Public Schools; Farmington HS and Power MS



 Valid Michigan Secondary Teaching Certificate with JX or JQ endorsement.  Must be Highly Qualified in accordance with NCLB.  Master’s Degree, preferred.  Four years of teaching experience in a large public school orchestra position, preferred.  Strong knowledge of string pedagogy and development of all levels of musicianship.  Strong understanding of chamber music and appropriate chamber literature for secondary school students.  Willingness to engage in vertical alignment of curriculum and skills based instrumental education.  Experience in developing and directing of pit orchestra.  Experience in participating in large scale performance projects will colleagues.  Relationships built with local professional musicians and university professors.  Experience in supporting booster/community involvement.  Candidates are expected to be able to demonstrate proven ability in collaboration, initiation, leadership, and innovation.  Candidates are expected to provide students with a rich high school experience in orchestra classes and extra-curricular orchestra programs.

How to Apply

Applications are being accepted online only. To apply for this position, go to the district’s web site at www.farmington.k12.mi.us, select the tabs ‘Departments’, ‘Human Resources’ ‘Employment’, ‘Online Application’.