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Category: Early Childhood
School: Stratford School
Location: Los Angeles/West, CA
Date Opened: Jun 25, 2021
Job ID: 7610
Are you passionate about sharing your love of music with young children? Do you enjoy being amongst kids and want to make a difference in the education of children?
Our preschool kids are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspire us every day. Our Music Teachers come to Stratford from countless backgrounds, sharing their unique talents and experiences. As a Music teacher, you’ll help our students on the journey of discovering the arts. As a piano accompanist, you will bring life to our preschool performances and music time.
A little about us
Stratford School is an independent private school founded on the belief that education is a significant influence in the life of a child. Our mission is to create a school community that inspires children to realize their full potential, while providing a safe and nurturing school environment. To support our mission, we bring together principals, teachers, and parents who are passionate about education. Stratford offers a balanced and unparalleled curriculum from preschool through eighth grade with an emphasis in the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) that incorporates music, physical education, foreign language, and social skills development. Our goal is to prepare students to become creative problem-solvers, innovators, and confident, compassionate leaders. Together, we provide the best possible learning environment for our students to achieve outstanding results.
A little about you
You are a fun and energetic person who is passionate about all kinds of music. By showing your students your enthusiasm for all musical styles you enjoy motivating them to do some exploration themselves and find out what they like. You like being creative with your talents. You are patient, kind, and understanding, and take the time to develop personal connections with your students. Above all, you enjoy what you do and instill that zest in your students. At Stratford School, we are committed to helping you to be the best teacher you can be.
A typical day
Stratford students are eager and capable learners. As a Music Teacher, your time with students is an exciting, fun place, filled with live interactions and collaboration with our classroom teaching professionals. High energy and variety is the name of the game. Our Music Teachers spend time with each of our classrooms daily. Teaching music appreciation, song, and preparing for classroom performances.
Stratford educators are dedicated to the love of learning and inspire their students not only to learn more but to do more.
Engaging, creative, and full of sparkle are a few words that describe our music professionals.
Being a strong communicator and having an abundance of patience is the key to success for our teachers. Being able to organize a large number of children in order to teach harmonies, songs, and programs.
Fluent sight-reading is required.
This is a part-time position working Monday - Friday 9:00 AM -11:30 AM.