Opening for a Full-time Lower School Music Teacher
Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college preparatory independent school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring.
We are seeking a candidate who is thoroughly prepared to teach full-time music in the Lower School for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate would be a teacher with 3-5 years of teaching experience and a college degree. An advanced degree is preferred. Waterford supports a traditional elementary music curriculum with an emphasis on choral singing. Kodaly training and certification is valuable. Piano proficiency is required. An ideal candidate will be a dynamic, passionate, and dedicated educator who loves to work with children; have a broad knowledge of children’s choral repertoire; have a talent for creating artistic, inventive, and expressive choral concert programs; and have strong skills and training as a vocal musician. Essential qualities include the ability to develop a healthy rapport with young students, and the ability to embrace the Waterford mission, vision, and values in curriculum, teaching, and membership in the community. Duties include curriculum development, lesson preparation, student assessment, holiday and year-end concerts, and attendance at meetings and selected school events.
The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).
For more information about the school, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.
Qualified candidates should forward a résumé and letter of interest, by email, or fax, to