Instructor – 6th-12th Grade Choral & Performing Arts Instructor (70652)

first_imgA cover letter or letter of applicationA complete resume or curriculum vitae (include links topreviously directed student productions)Three letters of recommendation providing evidence of effectiveteaching experience and ongoing collaboration with teachingcolleagues Preferred Qualification3+ years of K-12 choral teaching experienceInterested applicants must apply online at and include: Direct teaching of assigned students.Administer and analyze formative assessments to monitor studentprogress and plan instructional shifts to increase achievement andsuccess for all students.Design appropriate curriculum, instructional, and assessmentaccommodations to support academic success for a diverse group ofstudents including both striving and advanced learners.Incorporate effective and innovative uses of technology tosupport teaching, learning, and collaboration in a 1:1 learningenvironment.Maintain regular parent communication (virtually,face-to-face).Engage in annual cycles of professional learning.Participate in practitioner inquiry (research) to supportprofessional learning and inform continuous programimprovement.Analyze the impact of teaching practice and implementedcurriculum on student learning.Select developmentally appropriate, yet challenging, music andmaterials for assigned courses and annual concerts/productionsProgram and prepare students for competitions, extracurricular,and/or community performancesLead and supervise rehearsals for special programsAssume responsibility, plan (i.e., registration,transportation, lodging, meals, chaperones), and accompany studentsto school-sponsored performances and competitions; monitor andmanage student behaviorCommunicate effectively with administrators, parents, andteaching colleagues regarding scheduling, rehearsals, upcomingperformances, and students’ academic progressManage assignment and care of performance costumes, props, andequipment in the performing arts facility Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript tothe hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not beconsidered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” isvisible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside ofthe United States are required to be evaluated by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by National Association ofCredential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institutiondedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty andstaff.The University of Florida is An Equal Employment OpportunityInstitution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed toapply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the FloridaRelay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent uponeligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordancewith Florida’s Sunshine Law.#Category=26The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining. For more details about UF benefits, please learn more about P.K. Yonge, please you are interested in being a part of this dedicated team ofprofessionals, we invite you to submit your curriculum vitae orresume and application.The successful candidate should possess the following skills andqualifications:Minimum Requirements University of FloridaBenefitsDisclosure of CampusSecurity Policy and Campus Crime StatisticsAccessibility at UF Review of applications will begin immediately and continue untilthe position is filled.If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for thisposition, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to workin the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’sSunshine Law.The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation, and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.Resources A Master’s degree; candidates with Bachelor’s degree will beconsidered, but will be required to obtain a Master’s degree withinthree years of hire; See UF’s Employee Education tuition benefitFlorida teaching certification (or Certificate ofEligibility)Excellent oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated commitment to diversity and effective strategiesfor motivating and teaching students with differing skill levelsfrom a variety of backgrounds You belong at a K-12 teaching and learning environment that’sleading the way!About P.K. YongeP.K. Yonge DevelopmentalResearch School (DRS) is a public school established in 1934with the mission to design, test, and disseminate innovations inK-12 education through serving a student population representativeof Florida’s economic, racial, gender, and academic diversity. P.K.Yonge seeks to attract a faculty that reflects the diversity of ourstudent population. Affiliated with the College of Education at theUniversity of Florida, P.K. Yonge faculty may partner with membersof the college to develop, and test teaching solutions grounded inour shared values of inclusivity, accessibility, equity, andstudent agency while educating approximately 1250 students oncampus.P.K. Yonge | Best SchoolEVER!P.K. Yonge: Re-imaginingSchool – Opening the Secondary BuildingP.K. Yonge boasts a small community-like atmosphere that fostersdeep and impactful relationships with students and families fromall walks of life over many years. P.K. Yonge is committed tocreating an equitable and inclusive environment for all as we seekto generate new ideas for advancing equity and inclusion at P.K.Yonge and beyond through research, teaching, and/or service.Teachers work closely in a collaborative environment thatcultivates diversity of thought, perspectives, and ideas on mattersthat impact K-12 schools. As practitioner-researchers, P.K. Yongefaculty are constantly working to bridge theory and practice. P.K.Yonge attributes our successes to the contributions of teachersfrom all backgrounds and nationalities who find teaching, research,and investigation inspiring, who value the opportunity to reachoutside the bounds of the classroom, and who are open to sharing ona broader scale.P.K. Yonge teachers enjoy greater professional autonomy. P.K. Yongefaculty engage in professional learning opportunities each yearthough webinars, workshops, learning communities, and teacherresearch aimed at increasing knowledge of diversity and equity ininclusive learning environments. Teachers are fully supported toexplore and learn within their subject areas; encouraged to presentand attend national conferences; and inspired to refine and improvetheir current practices.P.K. Yonge | About OurSchool | Faculty VoicesLearn moreabout the Gainesville communityThe Opportunity and Job DescriptionP.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (DRS) is seeking to hirean experienced 6th-12th Grade Choral & Performing ArtsInstructor. P.K. Yonge’s 6th-12th Grade Performing Arts Programincludes both audition-based and open-enrollment courses asfollows: chorus, drama, show choir, band, jazz band, andinstrumental ensemble. The ideal candidate would have chorusteaching and musical theater/performance choir experience with 6-12students from diverse backgrounds, including experience as adirector/producer. The 6th-12th Choral and Performing ArtsInstructor will be responsible for the artistic integrity andquality of assigned performance groups, as well as directing andproducing choral concerts and productions. Specificresponsibilities and expectations for contributing to the P.K.Yonge Performing Arts Program are as follows:last_img

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