Pre-K through 8th Grade Music Teacher

St. Mark Catholic School
Employment Type
Full Time
Wilmington, NC
Posted Date

Hours per week: 40

Position Summary:

St. Mark Catholic School in Wilmington, NC is seeking an inspiring Music Teacher to join its team. The Music Techer is responsible for teaching music education to students in grades PreK-8th Grade and assists the staff of the school in the improvement and appreciation of music instruction. The Music Teacher will help students grow in their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety of planned music experiences which include singing, moving to music, and playing of instruments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Teaches general music to PreK-8th grade including harmony, appreciation, history, and ensemble.  The teacher is responsible to deliver instruction that is based on the approved curricula and mission of the school, and to create a safe, orderly and Catholic learning environment for his/her students.
  • Prepare students for liturgy.
  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students.
  • Provides opportunities for music ensembles including orchestra, band, choir & musicals.
  • Differentiate music curriculum to meet the needs of the individual student and the student body.
  • Plans a balanced music program, and organizes daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
  • Develops and refines music curriculum based on Diocesan standards of creating, performing, and responding.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances.
  • Evaluates each student’s musical growth and contribution to the performance of the group that allows everyone to contribute.
  • Communicates clearly with parents and school faculty/staff on the progress of individual students.
  • Maintains care/responsibility for school-owned music, musical instruments, and equipment to prevent loss or abuse.
  • Cooperation with Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs.   

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum BA in Music or Music Education with North Carolina Teaching License.
  • Ability to work with musicians at all skill levels.
  • Strong instrumental skills, including piano accompaniment.
  • Previous experience.
    • Practicing Catholic.
    • Parish or school background information. 
  • ​​​​​​​Employment is contingent upon applicant passing a full background check and attending Safe Environment Training.

St. Mark Catholic School is a PreK – 8th coeducational school with approximately 500 students.

Position Start Date: 08/14/2024