Job Description


TITLE: Teacher General Choral Music


Provide general music and choral music experiences and instruction for the elementary or middle school
student that will lead the student to a positive attitude toward music, a better understanding of music and
greater skill in expressing music.


1. Bachelor Degree
2. Arizona Elementary or Secondary Certification with Music endorsement
3. Performance experience in choir, general music teaching specialty, or related areas


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)


- Teach skills in singing, playing, listening, reading, moving and writing.
- Teach knowledge of musical elements, expression, structure, and historical and cultural aspects
of music.
- Create an effective environment that leads to the development of positive attitudes in, awareness
of, and response to musical elements; conscious building of good self-concepts; willingness to
use knowledge to perform and to explore and create musical ideas.
- Develop an atmosphere of cooperation and discipline which reflects good citizenship.
- Develop lesson plans, instructional activities and materials based on district goals and curriculum.
- Participate cooperatively with fellow teachers and appropriate administrators to develop an
effective program of general/choral music.
- Provide activities and instruction that will include individual, small group and large group settings
that may include inter-school program participation.
- Maintain professional competence through district in-service or self-selected professional growth
- Maintain accompaniment skills on piano.
- Maintain accurate grading records in accordance with district, federal and state guidelines.
- Maintain an inventory of equipment (updated annually).
- Report needed repair and cooperate in fair use of district materials and equipment.
- Participate in school and district meetings, committees and workshops as appropriate.
- Participate with students in public performances, festivals, and district-wide honor programs.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Instructional Excellence

SALARY: Certified
WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Building Principal, Coordinator of Fine Arts and/or Executive Director of Instructional

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation


DATE: Fall 2002

REVISED: January 2017

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