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Music Teacher

Company: Sacred Heart Southern Missions
Location: Walls
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Music Teacher
Sacred Heart Southern Missions – Southaven, MS 38671
General Summary:
To create an educational program and a classroom environment that is fair, is favorable to learning and growth, and is based on a commitment that all children can learn.


  • Organize and supervise assigned classes for optimum educational learning.

  • Provide grade appropriate instructional programs.

  • Assessment of each student's performance including testing, teacher observation, interim reports, report cards and parent conferences.

  • Communicate with student's parents so as to assure parents are fully aware of the religious, academic, and social progress being made by each student.

  • Follow content and objectives from the school's established course/subject goals.

  • Keep records in accordance with school set policy.

  • Lead students in music for Mass and other liturgical celebrations. Direct choir as appropriate. Manage music for school programs, concerts and promotional ceremonies.

  • Attend facility meetings and other meetings as needed.

  • Lesson planning and class room preparation.


  • Utilize valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of school's philosophy.

  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child; spiritual, mental, physical, social, and emotional.

  • Plan through approved channels the balanced classroom us of field trips, guest speakers, and other media.

  • Use homework effectively for drill, review, enrichment, or project work.

  • Assess the learning of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Understanding of the vision and values of Sacred Heart Southern Missions with a commitment to achieve the goals of the organization.

  • Must have a basic understanding and acceptance of Catholic school philosophy, goals, and objectives.

  • Must have necessary background and training in elementary/secondary education methods and subject areas.

  • Must have understanding of child development and skills necessary to relevant to the grade level being taught.

  • Must have appropriate control and discipline techniques, which will enhance the learning situation.

  • BA or BS in elementary education and appropriate MDE state licensure and endorsement(s) in Music education (125, 166).**
  • Ability to work and interact with other staff members to accomplish overall organizational and departmental goals.

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication and decision-making skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Word, Google Classroom and Outlook.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision/instruction. Able to establish and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

  • Knowledge of Catholic liturgical music would be a plus.

    **Sacred Heart Southern Missions pay scale mirrors that of the Mississippi Department of Education. Your degree and years of teaching experience drive your starting salary.

    Physical Demands:
    Work is generally in a school setting with some outside activities. Some work with computer requires sitting for some periods; using hands to handle objects, lift objects or materials of up to 30 pounds. Moderate walking, stooping, bending, reaching and sitting for extended periods may be required as a normal part of the job. Must be able to use telephone (hear and speak).

    Reasonable Accommodations:
    To successfully accomplish the essential job functions of the position, the employee must be able to read, write and speak in English, operate a computer and travel throughout a six county area. Lifting up the thirty pounds is essential for this position; repetitive wrist motion cannot be accommodated.

    Salary: $19.95 - $32.00 per hour

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Health savings account, Employer contribution
  • Paid Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

      School type:

      • Private school

        Application Question(s):

        • Do you have experience leading liturgical music?


          • Bachelor's (Required)


            • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


              • MDE Licensure and Endorsement in Music (Required)

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Keywords: Sacred Heart Southern Missions, Southaven , Music Teacher, Education / Teaching , Walls, Mississippi

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