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Primary Specialist Teacher - Music

Job Details

  • Agency: Education
  • Reference: R03372018
  • Posted: 20-Dec-2018
  • Closing Date: 18-Jan-2019
  • Salary: $51,900 - $58,740
  • Job Description

Primary Specialist Teacher - Music

To provide an instructional base and professional expertise in upgrading the current vocal and instrumental music programme in Government primary schools. To provide a stimulating learning environment that promotes their physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, cultural, creative and moral development and maximizes the achievement of all students.

*Required qualifications, experience & special skills include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognized institution
  • Formal teacher training/qualification as specified in the Department of Education Services policy on Teacher Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years’, post qualification teaching experience, as a trained music teacher with experience in vocal and instrumental music to primary aged children with a demonstrated track record of successful teaching and learning including
  • Teaching of concert band instruments, e.g. clarinet, flute, saxophone, trumpet.
  • Teaching of popular band instruments, e.g. electric guitar, electronic keyboard.
  • Arrangement of music for different combinations of instruments
  • Prior experience of teaching in a child-centered learning environment with an emphasis on an activity-based approach with differentiation for individual abilities is essential
  • Must be able to play piano at least at Grade 6 level.
  • Experience of IB would be an advantage
  • Ability to contribute to the vocal music programme will be an asset.

A detailed Job Description and the Government Application Form are available online at www.education.gov.ky/jobs

Please send your completed Government Application Form, Supplementary Form (teaching post only) and Cover Letter only via e-mail to edu.recruitment@gov.ky

Deadline: January 18th, 2019

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.