The ideal candidate will be familiar with Classical Christian distinctives, having experience with or training in Classical teaching. Applicants must embody Christian virtue, demonstrating a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
The K-8 music teacher provides vocal, instrumental, and historical music instruction to students across a variety of musical genres. This position requires an educator who is a mature Christian who loves teaching and shepherding children. He or she should be a person who is personable, organized, and committed to providing a caring and engaging learning environment in which students’ hearts, minds, and souls are cultivated and nurtured.
● Possess a mature Christian faith, displayed in godly conduct and firm in personal convictions.
● Establish and maintain virtuous relationships with colleagues, students, and parents.
● Lead students with clear and kind authority.
● Support and promote the mission and vision of Lighthouse Christian Academy.
● Demonstrate pedagogical and organizational competence.
● Continue learning about the Classical Christian tradition and their own teaching field.
● Training students to use their voices in praise to the Lord (K – 8th) through the Kodaly Method as well as supplementing techniques from other methods such as Dalcroze
● educate students about the fundamental concepts of music theory such as rhythm, melody, pitch, timbre and tempo.
● Teaching music theory and appreciation
● Teaching 6th-8th Keyboard skills
● Teaching 3rd-5th Recorder skills
● Orchestrating annual Christmas and Spring Concerts
● Pursuing professional development to continually grow in the art of teaching
● Optional: Directing an annual spring theatrical production (5th-8th
● Shepherd students' hearts and minds by providing Biblical, gospel-filled instruction, correction, and encouragement.
● Maintain an orderly classroom environment by implementing Love and Logic.
● Monitor and evaluate students' participation and progress and communicate that with parents through written report cards, emails, and conversations as needed.
● Participate in faculty meetings and in the overall life and community of the school.
Education: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Music, from an accredited college or university.
Time Required: Part time, ten months with standard school breaks during the school year.