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Elementary Teacher (1st Grade)
The Village School Houston

Job reference: 011179

Location: The Village School Houston

Closing date: 26/07/2021

Department: Teachers

JOB TITLE: Elementary Teacher (1st grade)

POSITION SUMMARY / JOB GOALS: The Elementary Teacher is responsible for creating and implementing an engaging inquiry-based instructional program in a student-centered learning environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and curiosity for the whole-child. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or related field
  • Master’s Degree, preferred
  • Valid teaching certification
  • Demonstrates successful teaching experiences with a wide range of learners


  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skill in teaching music and drama in alignment with the National Music Education Standards or TEKS
  • Integrates educational technology to enrich student learning
  • Demonstrates knowledge of educational theory and best practices
  • Displays knowledge of child development and the ability to apply knowledge to the selection and application of curriculum materials and instructional practices
  • Works effectively with students, parents, teachers, and specialists
  • Possesses strong organizational and planning skills


  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible
  • Continually strive for improvement

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