Design and implement developmentally appropriate music classes forchildren ages birth through seven that correspond with the curriculumand instructional approaches of the Early Childhood Music Program.
Interact with parents regarding the music development of theirchildren through parent orientation sessions, informal discussions,and parent/teacher conferences.
Complete progress reports each semester on the musical developmentof each child.
Provide families with a recording of the repertoire for eachsemester as performed by the teacher so that families can support theweekly class instruction with interaction at home.
Communicate in a timely fashion with the Director of the EarlyChildhood Music Program to enable the scheduling of teachers eachsemester.
Fill out time sheets in timely and accurate manner.
Arrange for substitutes when needed according to the CommunityMusic School Early Childhood Music Program policy.
Participate when needed in sample demonstration classes at CMSOpen Houses and other venues in the community.
Collaborative Participation :
Attend CMS and Early Childhood Music faculty meetings.
Attend required early childhood music workshops when offered.
Bachelors -Music Education
Experience assisting in or teaching early childhood classes that arebased on Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.
Successful completion of an early childhood methods class orcertification program in early childhood music that is based onGordon’s music learning theory.
Experience assisting in or teaching early childhood classes thatare based on Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.
GIML Early Childhood Certification Level 1.
Early Childhood Movement and Music Association
Gordon Institute of Music Learning
Required Application Materials
Cover letter and resume.
Applications will be reviewed as needed.
The work hour to be determined; some local travel may be required.
The Michigan State University Community Music School (CMS) is the outreach arm of the MSU College of Music and has two locations to serve our communities: CMS-East Lansing and CMS-Detroit.
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