About the role:
Key responsibilities for the role include:
- Provide a safe and secure environment for children to feel comfortable.
- Plan and execute appropriate activities for the children each day according to the curriculum, schemes of work and lesson plans.
- Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
- Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
- Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
- Prepare materials, classrooms, and other indoor and outdoor spaces to facilitate creative play, learning and motor-skill activities, and safety.
- Observe and evaluate each child’s progress and provide a written report to the Principal through line manager(s) and other school leaders and parents.
- Monitor and keep record/ reports of the children’s progress and development.
- Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
- Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them and selecting activities of interest to them.
- Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
- Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Assist in daily routine activities e.g. naptime, bus loading and off-loading, serving and supervising meals, bathroom breaks, play, parent pick-up/drop-off etc.
- Keep, maintain and regularly update professional records- Records of work covered, progress records , rubrics and students portfolios.
- Chaperone after-school clubs of interest or as assigned.
- Participate in character building and behaviour management.
Role-specific responsibilities for a Music Coach include :
- Administer Music Lessons under the Nova Pioneer Instructional Model in line with CBC requirements
- Oversee and coordinate Music activities and projects in the school programme
- Prepare Schemes of Work and design plans for Music lessons
- Teach individual lessons lasting between 30-45 minutes usually incorporating elements of general musicianship such as ear training and theory as well as instrumental technique and interpretation.
- Liaise with Learning Design & Music Specialists in other NP Primary School campuses for alignment in instruction and learning of Music.
- Set relevant themes for school musical activities and programmes
- Plan individual lessons and overall Schemes of Work for subscribing students
- Arrange lesson schedules and enter students for examinations.
- Develop your knowledge of materials and repertoire for students at different stages of their musical development.
- Communicate with the school and parents about the students’ lessons and progress.
- Prepare students for performances, examinations, auditions and festivals
- Organise Music events in and outside school and the school annual concert
- Maintain and inventory of learning resources for Music
- Coach Teammates who support in Music Lessons.
Skills and Qualifications required:
- TSC certification and relevant Degree in Music.
- 3+ years of teaching experience in music.
- You are a great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.
- You are flexible and open to change – you handle uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity well.
- You are a problem solver – you are proactive in identifying issues and address these thoroughly by making an effort to find appropriate solutions.
- You are excited about our organizational culture—and in particular, you are fired up to challenge yourself by embracing mutual vulnerability and a firehose of feedback.