Orchestra Teacher - Manhattan High School
Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 • www.usd383.org
Title: Orchestral Music Teacher (6-12) - Manhattan High School
Reports To: Building Principal
- Works in cooperation with the Performing Arts Department Head, Director of Bands, Orchestra Teacher(s), and other faculty in the Performing Arts department, to oversee and coordinate the orchestra program in conjunction with the total school district program.
- Responsible for directing orchestra activities’ budget and expenditures; scheduling orchestra trips; ordering, repairing, and maintaining musical instruments.
- Directs and supervises the orchestra in musical stage productions.
- Responsible for the supervision of music students at programs. Shall insure that they provide proper supervision of students performing atschool and away from school.
- To coordinate all phases of the orchestra program in USD #383. To properly prepare students in music appreciation, performance, and instruction.
1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
2. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the District.
3. Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
4. Guides students in maintaining acceptable standards of classroom behavior.
5. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or students group involved.
6. Demonstrates instructional and interpersonal strategies and techniques that are responsive to the cultural, ethnic, economic and linguistic differences of students.
7. Teaches all students from a culturally inclusive perspective and establishes an expectation that classroom language and behaviors value differences.
8. Supports students in their efforts to discover and share their own cultural identities and teaches students the appropriate language for asking questions about the culture of other people.
9. Strives to implement by instruction and action the District’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
10. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials,and facilities.
11. Evaluates students’ progress on a continuing basis and reports at designated times.
12. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
13. Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policy.
14. Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for educationally related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
15. Attends and participates in staff, curricular, and faculty meetings.
16. Participates in district and building in-service activities.
17. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
18. Assists in the selections of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
19. Accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.
20. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and theirparents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
21. Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with others.
22. Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
Terms of Employment:
This is a full-time position.
Placement on Salary Schedule.
Fringe Benefits includes: Health Insurance, Employers Paid 403B Contribution, Paid Sick & Personal Leave, Short-term Disability.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the USD 383 BOE policy on Evaluation of Teachers.
The Board of Education shall hire all employees on the basis of ability and the needs of the district. Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate in its employment practices and policies with respect to hiring, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of an individual’s race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability or age.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Manhattan-Ogden USD 383
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