The performing arts educator selected
for this position will serve as a teaching assistant to Music Center lead
teaching artists (music, dance, drama) in our innovative school outreach
program in partnership with Boston Public Schools. Teaching Assistants also serve as substitute
teachers for our regular teaching staff on an as-needed and on-call basis.
Assistants Provide assistance to the CMCB lead teacher in these ways:
- Model appropriate behavior and
participation by example
- Reinforce classroom and school
rules and goals as needed
- Assist the lead teacher in
administering activities (passing out/collecting supplies, pairing
children into partners or small groups, forming circles, helping part
- Coordinate transitions into and
out of class and between activities
- Work one-on-one with students
needing specialized discipline or tutoring
- Be an authoritative adult role
model during all scheduled classes
- Communicate effectively with
lead teacher before, during and after class
- Lead class activities as
assigned by lead teacher
The candidate selected for this
position will be a strong educator and artist able to adapt the goals and
curriculum of our program to best utilize their own skill specialties, as well
as engage the interests and abilities of the students. Applicants should possess a firm command of
classroom management skills and the ability to work effectively and
enthusiastically with diverse student populations in an inclusive manner.
Specific schedules: TBA
Status: Part-time; School Day hours
Anticipated Start Date/End Date: Immediately-June
5-6 hours per day Tuesday-Friday
Reports to: Director of School Outreach Program
Closely With: Director
of School Outreach, Partner School staff, Chief Programming Officer
leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to
sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion
highest level of programs and services that meets the needs of the communities
Be an active,
knowledgeable and visible ambassador for CMCB in the community.
teaching schedule consistently.
professional development workshops as scheduled throughout the year.
Attend a mid-year
and year-end coaching conference with supervisor.
Respond within 48
business hours to requests for information from supervisors.
lesson plans and complete professional development related tasks.
demonstrate departmental protocols and practices; demonstrate engagement with
annual instructional focus and organizational goal alignment.
substitute coverage, execute lesson plans that engage students with diverse
age-appropriate content in a creative manner.
instructional goal of providing challenging, accessible, and motivating
repertoire via multiple teaching modalities to create a comprehensive student-centered
classroom experience for students.
behaviors consistently in a proactive manner that mirrors school protocols and
professional best practices.
coordinate with teaching professionals in a way that builds productive
professional relationships with both partner school staff and CMCB colleagues.
production of concert performances as assigned.