PK-5th Grade Music Teacher and Middle School Choir Director

Aquinas Catholic Community School
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Merrillville, IN
Posted Date

Job Description

Aquinas Catholic Community School in Merrillville, Indiana is in search of an elementary music teacher who:

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and the mission of Aquinas Catholic Community School
  • Utilizes the Indiana Department of Education curriculum standards to guide instruction.
  • Develops lesson plans, assessments, and appropriate instructional aids aligned to research based best practices.
  • Seeks to continue growing as an educator and shares knowledge with others.
  • Differentiates instructions and uses creativity to adapt curriculum to the needs of each scholar.
  • Evaluates scholar progress in knowledge and skills.
  • Builds and maintains a positive rapport with students, staff and parents while creating an engaging learning environment.
  • Is skilled in areas of time management, student management, organization, integrating technology and communication.

Performs all other assigned duties.

The ideal Aquinas candidate is a faith-filled passionate educator who works hard to create an environment where students feel safe and inspired to be their very best.  We seek an educator with a genuine love for children who is dedicated to ensuring students succeed.   Music teachers are responsible for classroom instruction as well as  a Christmas program and Choir singing during weekly school masses.

Aquinas Part-Time Educators Benefit From:

  • Competitive pay, above the diocesan salary scale
  • Several opportunities to increase earning by accepting additional responsibilities
  • Partial tuition scholarships for their children
  • Emphasis on discipline, responsibility and accountability:  ACCS experiences few discipline issues
  • Strong parental support
  • Opportunity to share faith and instill moral character in students
  • Employment that feels like family

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate would hold or be in the process of obtaining an Indiana teaching license.