Director of Orchestras Lincoln HS / Trace Elementary San Jose, CA

Director of Orchestras
Lincoln HS / Trace Elementary
San Jose, CA

Job Description: LINCOLN/TRACE This is a 1.0 FTE Orchestra Teacher position shared by Lincoln High School and Trace Elementary School in San Jose Unified School District in San Jose, California. This job consists of 3 sections of high school orchestra and 2 sections of elementary orchestra. The candidate must show the willingness and ability to maintain the reputation of the orchestra program at both schools.

Requirements: Knowledge and understanding of string orchestra literature and pedagogy. Experience instructing strings students of varying ages and skill levels. Experience in orchestral conducting. Effective classroom management skills and ability to communicate effectively with parents, students, and faculty. Strong organization ability to lead an established high school & elementary strings program of over 200 students. A willingness to work in a professional learning community (PLC) with the Visual and Performing Arts department at both schools.

Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree required – Master’s degree preferred Must have or be able to obtain a California teaching credential.


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