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Part TIme Music Teacher

Children’s Day School (CDS) in San Francisco is looking for a Part Time Music Teacher. Reporting to the Preschool Program Director, the Music Teacher is responsible for bringing to life a dynamic, contemporary, multi-ethnic, and developmentally-appropriate music curriculum for children ages three to five. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at
·      Collaborate, problem-solve and communicate with our full time music teacher as well as with classroom teachers
·      Plan and teach three hours of preschool music per week including singing, instruments and movement. (12 children at a time)
·      Plan for a yearly performance with all three preschool classes
·      Communicate with classroom teachers around integrating classroom curriculum topics into music class
·      Respond to the intellectual, emotional, social and physical needs of the children
The ideal candidate will:
·      Be enthusiastic, playful and a passionate musician
·      Demonstrate the ability to be flexible, take initiative, work passionately and joyfully, and collaborate effectively with colleagues, students and parents
·      Model behavior and language that supports our mission and our program
·      Display a passion for learning and a commitment to personal-professional growth
·      Work effectively with children, families, and staff of diverse backgrounds and family structures
·      Be proficient in technology: email, word processing, photos, etc. Comfort with blogging a plus
The successful candidate will:
·      Have strong vocal skills or play a musical instrument, preferably both
·      Have experience in teaching music and creative movement and understanding of the Orff approach
·      Experience in teaching the principles of the Dalcroze and Kodaly philosophy is desirable.
·      Have at least a Bachelors degree in a related field. Candidates with Early Childhood Education credits preferred
·      Spanish speaking a plus
Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits offered including medical, dental and vision insurance and a retirement plan.
CDS is an equal opportunity employer
Contact Information
Send resume, cover letter and names of 3 references. E-mail preferred.
Kasi Campbell, Assistant to the Head
Children's Day School
333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 861-5419 (fax)
Children’s Day School SF
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