5-12 Vocal Music/Choir Teacher

Royal Valley USD 337 • www.rv337.com

Royal Valley USD #337 has an opening for a 5-12 Vocal Music/Choir Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. 




Royal Valley School District is excited to announce an opening for a dedicated and passionate 5-12 Vocal Music and Choir Teacher for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced educator or a talented individual seeking to begin their teaching career in a supportive and collaborative environment.



About Royal Valley School District: Royal Valley School District is an educational institution dedicated to providing quality education and fostering a nurturing learning environment.


Mission: Strenthening Lives in our community by building relationships and educating students. 


Job Responsibilities: As a 5-12 Vocal Music and Choir Teacher, you will play a vital role in inspiring and educating students in the realm of vocal music. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  1. Developing and implementing a comprehensive vocal music curriculum that aligns with state standards and district objectives.
  2. Teaching vocal music and choir classes to students in grades 5-12, fostering a love for music and nurturing their musical talents.
  3. Planning and conducting engaging and interactive lessons, rehearsals, and performances to enhance students' understanding and appreciation of music.
  4. Assessing student performance and progress, providing constructive feedback, and designing strategies to support individual growth.
  5. Collaborating with other music educators and school staff to organize and participate in concerts, recitals, competitions, and other music-related events.
  6. Encouraging student participation in extracurricular activities such as school choirs, musical productions, and community performances.
  7. Maintaining accurate records of student attendance, grades, and other relevant data in accordance with school policies.
  8. Engaging in ongoing professional development to stay current with advancements in music education and instructional techniques.

Qualifications: To be considered for the position of 5-12 Vocal Music and Choir Teacher, candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  1. A bachelor's degree or higher in Music Education or a related field.
  2. Valid state teaching certification in Music Education, or desire to work towards this certification. 
  3. Prior experience teaching vocal music and choir to students in the specified grade range is preferred but not mandatory for exceptional candidates.
  4. Proficiency in playing at least one musical instrument and accompanying student performances.
  5. Strong knowledge of music theory, vocal techniques, and various musical styles.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, parents, colleagues, and the community.
  7. Demonstrated ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student engagement and success.
  8. Flexibility, adaptability, and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues in the pursuit of educational excellence.

Application Process: To apply for this position, interested candidates are requested to submit the following documents:

  1. A comprehensive resume detailing your educational background, teaching experience, and any relevant certifications.
  2. A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and outlining your teaching philosophy.
  3. Three professional references with complete contact information.


Join Royal Valley School District and help us create a vibrant and enriching musical education experience for our students. Together, let's inspire the next generation of talented musicians and foster a lifelong love for music.

Royal Valley School District is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees and students.








We will be interviewing and filling the position as applications come in. 




Benefit Description:


Royal Valley employees receive:  1) District Health Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield; 2) Tuition Reimbursement; ($312 per credit hour up to 12 credit hours per year) 3) Advanced Degree Completion Bonus of $1,500; 4) Salary Protection Plan; 5) Life Insurance; 6) Retirement Plan/Contribution; 7) Early Retirement Benefit.

Royal Valley is a fun and engaging school district with supportive administration, teachers, and staff.

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Benefits Information

Royal Valley employees receive:  1) District Health Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield; 2) Tuition Reimbursement; ($312 per credit hour up to 12 credit hours per year) 3) Advanced Degree Completion Bonus of $1,500; 4) Salary Protection Plan; 5) Life Insurance; 6) Retirement Plan/Contribution; 7) Early Retirement Benefit.

Salary Information



Base salary for the current school year starts at $41,200.  Salary schedule includes steps for years of experience and college credit hours. 

A copy of our salary schedule can be found on our Royal Valley Website

Employer Information

USD #337, Royal Valley, is located about 15 miles north of Topeka, Kansas on US Highway 75.  Royal Valley schools serve residents along the Highway 75 corridor in southern Jackson County, including the towns of Hoyt and Mayetta, as well as the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation.  Royal Valley High School (9-12) is located in Hoyt.  Royal Valley Middle School (5-8) is located in Mayetta, and Royal Valley Elementary School (K-4) is located in Hoyt.  The district serves about 850 students, with Royal Valley High School competing in KSHSAA class 3A.  The district has made significant investment in district facilities and technology, with a 1:1 ratio with Chromebooks for students, grades 3 - 12.  Elementary students have a 1:1 ratio with iPads.  Interested applicants may inquire by email, phone, or mail and should contact Noah Slay, Director of Curriculum & Instruction. For a current list of our open positions visit https://rv337.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx or click this link 




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101 W. Main Street, Box 219
Mayetta, KS 66509

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