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PK Yonge - K-7 Modern Music Instructor (OPS)

University of Florida

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PK Yonge - K-7 Modern Music Instructor (OPS)

Job No: 530679
Work Type: Temp Part-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Training/Instructional Design
Department: 18180600 - ED-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (DRS) is seeking to hire a Modern Music Instructor for the 2024-2025 school year.

P.K. Yonge's Performing Arts Center houses an array of experiences in music learning for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Within our program, our music teachers collaborate to offer inclusive experiences for all students. At the elementary school level, all students participate in a music class. At the secondary school level students can choose to participate in our Vocal and Dramatic Arts program where they focus on singing, acting, and dancing; our traditional band program where they have experiences in marching and concert band groups; or our Modern Band program where they play “rock band” instruments in small groups and focus on songwriting, music tech, and covers.

Music Teachers at P.K. Yonge are versatile musicians and teachers who coach students of all ages in a variety of music learning setting and are willing to meet the changing needs of our school community. The ideal candidate would have experience working with students of all ages K-12, advanced piano skills and guitar skills, confidence leading student musicians vocally, a strong set of values around student experiences in creative music making, and a music technology skillset including experience with recording and digital audio workstations and MIDI sequencers.

The music instructor will be responsible for the artistic integrity and quality of assigned courses, performance groups, and productions. Specific responsibilities and expectations for contributing to the P.K. Yonge Performing Arts Program are as follows:
  • Participate in the K-12 performing arts center program and curriculum planning.
  • Select developmentally appropriate, yet challenging, music and materials for assigned courses and annual performances.
  • Design appropriate curriculum and accommodations as needed/ required to support academic success for a diverse group of students including both striving and advanced learners.
  • Incorporate effective and innovative uses of technology to support teaching, learning, and collaboration in a 1:1 learning environment.
  • Administer and analyze formative assessments to monitor student progress and plan instructional shifts to increase achievement and success for all students.
  • Program and prepare students for competitions, extracurricular, and/or community performances.
  • Lead and supervise rehearsals for special programs.
  • Communicate effectively with administrators, parents, and teaching colleagues regarding scheduling, rehearsals, upcoming performances, and students' academic progress.
  • Manage assignment and care of performance attire and equipment in the performing arts facility in coordination with other members of the performing arts faculty.

  • Advertised Salary:

    Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    Minimum Requirements:
    • AA Degree required
    • FDLE Level II Background Check required

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree & teaching experience

    Florida teaching certification

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    No phone calls please.

    In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload the following documents:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    3. List of References

    This is a time-limited position.

    Health Assessment Required:

    Applications Close: Open until filled

    To apply, visit

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