Music Teacher, Community School of Music and the Arts

Music Teacher Needed ASAP for school in Mountain View, CA

This position is on Fridays between 8am – 2:30pm. It runs for 22 weeks with an extra week for rehearsals and concerts. (all paid)

Additional positions available:

There are also 3 other positions open: (same job description, just different schools and different schedules)

Mountain View:   

TK-4     Thursday & Friday

8.5 hours/week     

22 weeks plus rehearsals/concerts


K-3    Mon-Fri

17 hours/week   

20 weeks (no concerts) 

Santa Clara:       

K-3  Thursday & Friday

9.5 hours/week     

21 weeks plus rehearsals/concerts

Responsibilities include:

•Teaching vocal music using the Kodaly method

•Including the use of Orff instruments and movement

•Incorporating academic curriculum tie-ins

•Developing lesson plans following CSMA curriculum and California State


•Creating a fun and enjoyable learning environment while giving students a solid musical foundation

•Planning and preparing students for performances or open classes

•Communicating regularly with on-site school staff and CSMA

•Attending training and department meetings


•Music Education or Music Performance degree

•Experience teaching Elementary School students, ability to teach multiple disciplines and styles of music desired

•Excellent communication and organizational skills

The Community School of Music and Arts values diversity. Candidates who have a demonstrated ability to relate to diverse student populations and who have experience working in bilingual environments are strongly encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume with Classroom Music Teacher as subject line.

Petra Clark, Program Manager