Instructional Supervisor

Education Through Music

New York, NY, USA

Full time

$60-65k (annually)

Nov 3

ETM seeks a full-time Instructional Supervisor (This is a 12 month position)

Provide effective instructional supervision involving raising student achievement and creating valuable educational opportunities for students. Provide guidance, support, and continuous assessment to teachers for their professional development and improvement in the teaching-learning process. Assist with the management of school partnerships, including relationship and communications with school leadership. Contribute to ETM’s professional development knowledge base, resources and overall teacher training capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • On-site visits to mentor music teachers 
  • Design an achievable professional development plan to strengthen music teachers’ skills, leverage the individual teacher’s current skill set and capitalizing on their strengths
  • Provide actionable feedback to music teachers and document their progress
  • Assist, guide and train music teachers in developing musical activities, lesson plans, curriculum, assessment strategies, producing performances based on ETM benchmarks and training materials
  • Assist, guide and train music teachers on classroom management and assess individual performance
  • Assist with the management of school partnerships, including relationship and communications with school leadership
  • Contribute and implement ETM’s professional development knowledge base, resources and overall teacher training

Required Qualifications:

  • Regular local travel required to visit ETM partner school locations within the five boroughs of New York City
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or related Music field
  • 2-3 years primary or secondary classroom teaching experience
  • Expertise in choir, string orchestra or band
  • Vocal/instrumental performance capabilities
  • Musical theory and notation literacy
  • Understanding of music pedagogy, educational theory and child development
  • Knowledge of specific musical repertoire and genres
  • Knowledge of curriculum design and pedagogic methodology
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate, including MS Office Suite
  • State teacher certification
  • 1-2 years of Supervisory experience (not students)

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree
  • 7 years primary or secondary classroom teaching experience (preferably in an urban setting)
  • Staff/project management experience
  • Experience teaching in both general music and instrumental ensemble (band/orchestra.)
  • Advanced vocal or instrumental performance capabilities, particularly string instruments, piano and vocal
  • Choral/instrumental conducting
  • Advanced practical understanding of music pedagogy, educational theory and child development
  • Additional certifications ie.; Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and/or other music teaching pedagogies

Hiring is contingent upon the candidate receiving security clearance from the New York City Department of Education.

The salary range for this position is $60,000- $65,000

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