Elementary Vocal Music Teacher (Grades K-6)

Coffeyville USD 445 • www.cvilleschools.com

To apply, go to www.cvilleschools.com and click on the “Employment” link.  For additional questions, please contact Dr. Craig Correll, Superintendent of Schools at craig.correll@cvilleschools.com.  Please go to www.cvilleschools.com to apply online.

Elementary Vocal Music Teacher (Grades K-6)


Position Summary:

Coffeyville USD 445 is looking for an energetic and qualified vocal music instructor for the elementary, grades K-6 program.


Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Develops and administers the music curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in music areas
  • Designs activities for the students.

·         Performances as planned at the school.

  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student`s needs.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students` education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school`s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.


Additional Duties:

·         Arranges for necessary travel of students to various vocal music events as approved by the building administration.

·         Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal.

Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.



Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.


Travel Requirements

·         Travels to various performance events with students.

·         Travel to and from various professional development opportunities as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.


Qualifications Profile

  • Certification/License:
  • Kansas State Certification as a qualified Music Teacher.



  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment required.
  • Masters Degree preferred.



Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.


Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments, sometimes noisy rooms and quite spaces.  Periods of longer time standing or sitting.  


FLSA Status:   Exempt


Direct Supervisor:    Building Principal



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


Coffeyville Unified School District No. 445 does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, handicap, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment, in its programs or activities.

Coffeyville USD 445

Benefits Information

District pays the employer rates for a dependent or single plan in the Kansas State Employee Health Plan. There are five (5) different medical plans to choose from and two different providers. Medical, dental and vision plans are all available. District also pays for a $25,000 life insurance policy as part of the benefit package. Ten (10) sick leave days and three (3) personal days are available each year. Professional Development opportunities are numerous and available for both growth and movement on the salary schedule.

Salary Information

Placement on the USD 445 negotiated salary schedule based on experience and education level. Starting pay for new teacher on the salary schedule is currently $44,400. Experience, college credits and professional development points (from USD 445) are utilized in column movement on the salary schedule. This does not include any possible supplemental pay that might be considered. If you are interested in supplemental positions, the salary would be in addition to what is your base salary amount.

Employer Information


Building on our culturally diverse community, USD 445 will prepare all students for life-long learning by providing resources for a comprehensive quality education in a safe environment that promotes high academic achievement and responsible citizenship in a global society.  


Valuing Individuals, Celebrating Learning, Improving Life!.  USD 445 will provide a happy, caring, hopeful environment that will empower children to achieve their greatest potential.    


Purpose: To attract, recruit and retain high quality teachers and administrators in Coffeyville schools, to ensure that students are given the best opportunities to fulfill their potential. Our first priority is to hire the most qualified applicant in any available position. We are constantly and actively recruiting minority applicants. Because our student body is approximately 20% African American, 20% Native American and 7% Latino, we strongly encourage minority applicants, especially African Americans, Native Americans, and Latino minorities to apply for open positions within our district.   USD 445 only accepts applications submitted online.


Coffeyville USD 445 school district is located in southeast Kansas on the Oklahoma border; about 70 miles from Tulsa, Oklahoma and approximately 135 miles from Wichita, Kansas. Coffeyville is a progressive community, rich in history, diversity, and community pride.  For more information regarding the city`s demographics, industry, relocation packet and other related information, go to www.coffeyville.com


Coffeyville Unified School District #445 has a diverse student population comprised of six attendance centers:

  • Field Kindley High School is a 9-12 center with approximately 500 students.
  • Roosevelt Middle School is a 7-8 center with approximately 250 students.
  • Community Elementary is a K-6 center with about 900 students.
  • Dr. Jerry Hamm Early Childhood Learning Center is our birth to four- year old center.


USD 445 employs six instructional coaches district wide to assist teachers in everything from Literacy First strategies, technology integration, and in the latest in teaching and learning strategies.


Coffeyville USD 445 operates a large technology budget and incorporates the latest technology in the classroom, including eno boards, projectors in every room, IP phone system, and four computer labs. All teachers are issued  a laptop for use in their classrooms. Laptops are 1:1 for all middle school and high school students.

To learn more about Coffeyville Schools, visit us at www.cvilleschools.com


Coffeyville School District 445 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The District encourages applications from under-represented group members. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability and veteran status. In addition, District policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, handicap, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment, in its programs or activities.


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Coffeyville, KS 67337

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