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Music Teacher at Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
6/20/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
1

Add'l Salary Info

Certificated Salary Schedule - Range 1, $50,000 to $86,985/annually. Beginning salary placement from Step 1-25 is at the discretion of the Director of Payroll/Personnel based on verification of previous employment.
Length of Work Year
184 days
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District crosses two counties, Mendocino and Humboldt, in the heart of the redwoods, extending from remote, mountain areas, to the Eel and Mattole River valleys, to Kings Range and out to the Lost Coast of the Pacific Ocean. The school district encompasses an area of approximately 773 square miles. Employment in Southern Humboldt and Northern Mendocino counties includes tourism, commercial fishing, timber, agriculture, ranching, the school district, the community hospital, and state agencies. The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District unified in 1948, combining nineteen separate school districts. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is committed to educational excellence through a comprehensive program that promotes the success of all students by empowering them with the skills and attitudes necessary to be confident and engaged citizens of a changing world. The District is currently comprised of Redway Elementary School (K-6), Whitethorn Elementary School (K-6), Casterlin Elementary School (K-8), Miranda Junior High School (7-8), Casterlin High School (9-12) and South Fork High School (9-12), and an alternative educational program, Osprey Learning Center, which includes a K-12 Independent Study program and a Continuation High School. Our current enrollment is approximately 700 students. Our Mission and Vision Statements: The vision of Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is to equip every student to become well-rounded, confident citizens who embrace life-long learning while pursuing their chosen pathway and improving their communities. In partnership with students and families, the mission of Southern Humboldt’s dedicated and caring staff is to create experiences that challenge and empower every student to develop valuable knowledge, social skills, and community commitment. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law, civil rights regulations and policies, the Southern Humboldt Unified School District, its offices, and employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, marital status, nationality, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perc

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under general direction, to assist in the planning, development, and implementation of the policies, regulations, guidelines, and procedures pertaining to a school site instrumental music program; to serve as a resource concerning instrumental and general music instruction; to instruct and train orchestra, bands, dance bands in musicianship and performance activities; and to do other related functions as directed.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

A Single Subject Teaching Credential in Music is preferred. Allowances may be made for select candidates who have demonstrated subject matter competency through the CSET Music examinations, an undergraduate degree in Music, or an Emergency Credential with plans towards obtaining a Single Subject Credential in Music. Also accepting applications from candidates with current CTE Music Credentials or with plans towards obtaining a CTE Music Credential. Please submit a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, copy of all transcripts, and a copy of credential to personnel@sohumusd.com or submit online through the Edjoin Certificated Application. Please provide updated contact information for all references. South Fork High School, Miranda Junior High School, and Redway Elementary School is currently searching for a fully credentialed music teacher, or a person who is in the process of obtaining a single-subject credential in music. Ideal candidates will possess the competence and energy required to build a vibrant music program, with opportunities for students that may include jazz ensemble, drama, and band. The teacher will be expected to provide students of varying abilities with instruction in both music theory and performance.



    • Provisional Internship Permit - Music

    • Short-Term Staff Permit - Music

    • District Intern Credential - Music

    • Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential (Visual and Performing Arts or Music )

    A Single Subject Teaching Credential in Music is preferred. Allowances may be made for select candidates who have demonstrated subject matter competency through the CSET Music examinations, an undergraduate degree in Music, or an Emergency Credential with plans towards obtaining a Single Subject Credential in Music. Also accepting applications from candidates with current CTE Music Credentials or with plans towards obtaining a CTE Music Credential. Please submit a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, copy of all transcripts, and a copy of credential to personnel@sohumusd.com or submit online through the Edjoin Certificated Application. Please provide updated contact information for all references. South Fork High School, Miranda Junior High School, and Redway Elementary School is currently searching for a fully credentialed music teacher, or a person who is in the process of obtaining a single-subject credential in music. Ideal candidates will possess the competence and energy required to build a vibrant music program, with opportunities for students that may include jazz ensemble, drama, and band. The teacher will be expected to provide students of varying abilities with instruction in both music theory and performance.


      • Provisional Internship Permit - Music

      • Short-Term Staff Permit - Music

      • District Intern Credential - Music

      • Designated Subjects Vocational Education Teaching Credential (Visual and Performing Arts or Music )