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Music Teacher

Music Teacher

Seven Generations Charter School is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Elementary Music Teacher position for the 22-23 school year. The Music Teacher will support grades K through 8 as a specialist educator.  Ideal candidates must be PA certified. Starting salary is $50,000 per year.

Seven Generations Charter School is an academically rich, educational community creating generations of stewards who embrace our world and each other. All members of the Seven Generations Charter School community are committed to a public education alternative that promotes sustainability and citizenship with an interdisciplinary, individualized, project-based curriculum. Our school draws students from a large number of surrounding school districts, and our school population represents a diverse community of learners from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements   

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the field of Music Education.
  • Current PA Teacher Certification. 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of music curriculum and the ability to implement it.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Able to lift 25-50 pounds multiple times a day.
  • Able to thrive working in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of best practice procedures and techniques for supervising students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians with tact, patience and courtesy. 
  • Ability to understand the needs of students of a variety of abilities, interests, and backgrounds. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to understand and carry out spoken and written instructions. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues, families, administrators, board of trustees, and community members.
  • Ability to develop, read, interpret, and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and prepare classroom lessons in relation to individual students’ needs
  • Plan and prepare individual instrument lessons for grades 4 – 8
  • Teach music theory, aural skills and practical techniques
  • Acquire appropriate teaching materials and resources
  • Motivate pupils and encourage progress
  • Create and maintain a network of contacts to ensure work continuity
  • Assess pupils’ abilities, providing feedback for progress reports
  • Prepare and deliver instruction in line with EIC learning framework and adopted school curriculums.
  • Maintain a learner-centered classroom.
  • Lead cooperative learning activities to promote teamwork skills and constructing shared knowledge.
  • Lead students in designing and completing hands-on projects related to EIC and content-area curriculum. 
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives and expectations for all student activities. 
  • Participate in our EIC gallery walks and back to school nights.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, administrators, and students.  
  • Maintain an organized classroom in which students have access to learning materials. 
  • Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Create a positive educational climate for students to learn in using the Responsive Classroom approach to classroom management. 
  • Implement our school wide positive behavior support plan. 
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries/damage.
  • Participate in ongoing PD and training sessions.
  • Confer with teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic problems.
  • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
  • Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and student arrival and dismissal.

Applicants must provide copies of the following: Cover letter, resume, and PA teaching certificate. The following paperwork is required for an interview: Three letters of reference, current Child Abuse clearance, Act 34 criminal history background check, and FBI criminal history clearance. Interested applicants should apply through PA-REAP or email employment@sevengen.org.  

For more information about our school, please visit www.sevengenerationsschool.org.

SGCS is an equal employment opportunity employer and values diversity and equity. Individuals from diverse backgrounds and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Long Term Substitute

Seven Generations Charter School is seeking applicants for a Long Term Substitute
Learning Support Teacher position for the 22-23 school year. Ideal candidates must be
PA certified. Starting salary is $120/day.
Seven Generations Charter School is an academically rich, educational community creating
generations of stewards who embrace our world and each other. Members of the SGCS
community are committed to a public education alternative that promotes sustainability and
citizenship with an interdisciplinary, individualized, project-based curriculum. Our school draws
students from a large number of school districts, and our school population represents a diverse
community of learners from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
● Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the field of education and/or subject area.
● Current PA Teacher Certification.
● Knowledge of best practice procedures and techniques for supervising students.
● Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians with tact,
patience and courtesy.
● Ability to understand the needs of students of a variety of abilities, interests, and
backgrounds.
● Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
● Ability to understand and carry out spoken and written instructions.
● Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues,
families, administrators, board of trustees, and community members.
● Ability to develop, read, interpret, and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
● Creates IEPs and lesson plans which have clear and measurable goals and objectives
● Demonstrates the ability to conduct progress monitoring and make informed
recommendations/adjustments based on data.
● Serves as the case manager and ensures that related service staff, classroom teachers,
specialists, and paraprofessionals are meeting the requirements of the IEP.
● Monitors that all IEPs/SDIs are being implemented properly across all school
environments.
● Modifies the general education curriculum for each student based upon his/her needs
using various instructional methodologies and/or incorporating technology.
● Maintains ongoing open and positive communication with parents/guardians.
● Demonstrates competence in the use of IEPWriter or a similar program.
● Possesses experience in conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments and creating
behavior plans.
● Demonstrates an understanding of the Danielson Framework and executes its
implementation.
● Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and is appropriate to the
maturity and interests of the students.

● Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by PA special education
laws, regulations, and school policies.
● Teaches socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior
modification and positive reinforcement.
● Provides opportunities for students to be included in the least restrictive environment
with non-disabled peers.
● Schedules and holds all special education meetings within the designated timelines and
in accordance with PA special education laws and regulations.
● Consults the parents, administrators, school psychologists, interagency personnel, and
related service providers to develop individual educational plans designed to promote
students’ educational, physical, social and emotional development.
The successful candidate should have experience teaching students within an inclusive setting.
Strong student engagement, communication skills (verbal and written), excellent interpersonal
skills, strong skills applying the principles of behavior, and the ability to lead and effectively
utilize several classroom paraprofessional staff members are desired. The successful
candidate will be responsible for designing, writing, and implementing Individualized Education
Programs (IEPs), Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSPs), as well as leading IEP Team
meetings with parents and school personnel.
Applicants must provide copies of the following: Cover letter, resume, and PA teaching
certificate. The following paperwork is required for an interview: Three letters of reference, Child
Abuse clearance, Act 34 criminal history background check, and FBI criminal history clearance.
For more information about our school, please visit www.sevengenerationsschool.org. SGCS is
an equal employment opportunity employer and values diversity and equity. Individuals from
diverse backgrounds and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

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