Lower School (PK-5) Music Teacher

Company Details

The Position

The Episcopal Academy seeks a vibrant full-time Lower School Music Teacher for the 2019-20 school year. The Lower School music program seeks to nurture the enjoyment and performance of music as well as an understanding of musical concepts and skills in a Kodaly based curriculum. This teacher will provide general music, performance and choral instruction to first through fifth-grade students, as well as accompaniment during chapel services.

About Us
At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:

  • Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Embodies and lives The Stripes.
  • Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
  • Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
  • Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
  • Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.

About You

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • A delight for working with Lower School children
  • Three years’ experience of teaching and organizing performances for elementary school students
  • A passion for a variety of music genres
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion practices in the classroom and music curriculum
  • The ability to plan and accompany Lower School community performances, including the chapel program
  • Collaborative spirit and ability to create interdisciplinary learning experiences
  • Bachelor degree in Music Education is required. An advanced degree will be viewed favorably
  • Piano skills required

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line “Lower School Music Teacher” to jobs@episcopalacademy.org. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
  • Current résumé;
  • List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each

Position Term Begins: 2019 School Year

The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.