Teacher of Music

Teacher of Music Full-Time


Office of Academics 

Job Posting for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

Title: Teacher of Music

Full-Time High School Teaching Position


Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in specific subject area or closely related field required
  • A Master’s degree in the subject area or closely related field desirable
  • NJ Teacher Certification and/or prior secondary school teaching experience desirable
  • Teach techniques of vocal and/or instrumental music expression
  • Discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music
  • Develop knowledge and skills in listening to and reading music
  • Possess desire to celebrate the musical and artistic achievements of students and promote the Fine Arts of St. Augustine Prep in our school and local communities
  • Demonstrates solid understanding of strategies to teach, assess, and promote the subject of Music
  • Possesses interest in and ability to provide effective instruction of artistic skills
  • Understand the adolescent learner
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds
  • Display the highest level of ethical and professional behavior and standards

Functions of the Job: 

  • Understand the mission of the school and promote the Augustinian values of VERITAS (Truth), UNITAS (Unity), and CARITAS (Love)
  • Support the school’s Diversity, Equity Inclusion, and Belonging Initiative
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Develop units, lesson plans, and assessments that are in accordance with established procedures
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Incorporate a variety of strategies to teach, assess, and promote effective science skills, critical thinking/analysis
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work
  • Observe, encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use the information to adjust teaching strategies
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Participate in department, division, school, and parent meetings
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Interact with students in an extracurricular capacity such as coach/club moderator
  • Be flexible and energetic

Please electronically submit the following to Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, Human Resources Director at (davis.elizabeth@hermits.com)

  • A cover letter indicating interest and detailing qualifications for the position
  • A brief personal statement  articulating a vision for the position
  • A current resume