Elementary School

2017-18 School Year
Elementary Teacher

Mission

The mission of Village Christian School is to provide a CAREing, Christ-Centered Education producing students who thrive.

Major Duties

  • Plan classroom activities that entice and motivate students
  • Develop and implement a grade level appropriate curriculum in alignment with academic goals and content standards
  • Care for and be accessible to the students both in your classroom and others on campus as relationships develop
  • Pursue collegial and supportive relationships with other faculty members in order to not only care for one another but to provide a healthy adult support system to our students

Skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Research skills
  • Extensive knowledge of various teaching materials
  • Compassion, patience, detail-oriented, creativity, and the ability to think outside the box

Qualifications

  • Must possess a Bachelor of Arts degree in education
  • Must possess a State Teaching Credential
  • Post Graduate degree preferred
  • The spiritual qualifications of all Village Christian School personnel

Teaching Experience

  • Minimum 1 year of teaching experience is preferred
  • Experience demonstrating his/her ability to work with students at the primary and intermediate grades
  • Must be able to demonstrate how to present a lesson reflecting the structure of good instruction

Please contact mindyb@villagechristian.org.

Middle/High School

MS/HS Choir Director

Mission

The mission of Village Christian School is to provide a CAREing, Christ-Centered Education producing students who thrive.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the MS/HS Principal and Director of Fine Arts the Choir Director is responsible for teaching choral music education to pupils in grades 6-12 and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction. Helps pupils grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include choral singing, beginning music theory, listening and performs other duties directly related to this job description.

DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:

  • Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to MS/HS pupils.
  • Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent possible.
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
  • Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required.
  • Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth, performance, and musical understanding. Assesses each individual’s contribution to the performance of the group.

Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance learning and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.
  • Cooperation with the Director of Fine Arts and Performing Fine Arts Faculty in providing musical programs, concerts, events, for school assemblies, parent meetings and seasonal programs.
  • Communicates with parents and school staff on individual student’s progress.

Environmental Conditions:

Work is predominantly in classroom or school environment.

Contacts:

Daily contact with students, teachers and school staff.

Regular/occasional contact with parents, community members and outside agency personnel.

Occupational Certificates/Licenses:

Holds an appropriate Teaching Credential (Music Education) – Preferred

This position reports directly to the Director of Fine Arts and MS/HS Principal.