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(SY19-20) K-4 Music Teacher
Title:(SY19-20) K-4 Music Teacher
Location:Newark, NJ

Roseville Community Charter School is seeking an experienced K-4 Music Teacher to join its school community!

Founded in 2011, Roseville Community Charter School was created to provide a high quality, college preparatory education to students in the Roseville neighborhood of Newark, NJ.  Our mission is to prepare every student for academic excellence while providing a warm, nurturing environment in which all children are supported and thrive. Roseville Community Charter School currently serves 320 students in grades K-4 with plans to expand to K-8 in the future. To learn more about our history and founder, watch our video HERE.

Position: K-4 Music Teacher


  • Exemplify, advocate and operationalize the mission, vision and core values of the school
  • Teach and reinforce all school-wide expectations, systems, and routines
  • Create and/or implement rigorous lesson plans, with clear and measurable objectives
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement strategies for all students to reach success
  • Deliver whole class, small group, and individual instruction in an engaging and motivating manner
  • Use frequent formative and summative assessments and data analysis to drive lesson planning and delivery of instruction
  • Achieve ongoing improvement in students’ academic achievement
  • Communicate regularly and maintain strong relationships with students and families
  • Assist in student arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods
  • Attend a minimum of seven school-wide evening events per year
  • Continue to develop professionally by seeking and participating in professional development opportunities within and independent of the school environment
  • Arrive at school each day by 7:15 a.m. and report to the Principal

Qualifications and Certifications

  • Firm belief in the ability of all students to achieve at high levels, and high expectations for low-income children to become college ready and attend selective universities
  • New Jersey teacher certification or certificate of eligibility
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Experience teaching in an urban environment, with demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team, particularly with parents and community members
  • Self-reflective and analytical problem solver
  • Openness to feedback, willingness to take personal responsibility, and a desire to learn from others
  • Unwavering in pursuit of excellence even in the face of difficult opposition and challenges
More about the Hiring Process
Roseville Community Charter School is committed to a rigorous hiring process that seeks to identify high-quality staff members.  The hiring process at RCCS is designed to communicate the school’s high expectations, determine candidates’ commitment to urban education and high expectations for all students, and to determine each individual’s proclivity to work relentlessly to ensure that students achieve at high levels.

Non-discrimination Statement
Roseville Community Charter School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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