Lower School Choral Teacher Position
The Waterford School, a pre-K – 12 day school enrolling 900 students in suburban Salt Lake City, seeks a full time Lower Schools Choral Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. Waterford offers a broad, college-preparatory liberal arts program that emphasizes the fine arts in conjunction with the traditional academic disciplines. The Lower School Choral Teacher would teach Classes III-V as a specialist with students coming to the music room for instruction.
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. 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 the 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. Waterford follows a September to June school calendar.
For more information, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.
Qualified candidates should forward a resume and letter of interest, by email to
Office of the Head of School