Top Music Teacher Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Music Teacher. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Music Teacher resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.3% of Music Teacher resumes contained Lesson Plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Music Teacher actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Music Teacher resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Actualized lesson plans and cultivated instrumental enlightenment and adroitness * Supplied a pleasant atmosphere and sustained an intimate relationship with students
  • Developed daily lesson plans and testing materials based upon examples given by National Association for Music Education.
  • Developed and implemented daily lesson plans, administered tests and evaluations, and analyzed student performance.
  • Designed and developed curriculum and lesson plans while providing individual assistance to students as needed.
  • Developed and presented a wide range of age-appropriate and musically stimulating lesson plans.
  • Developed curriculum; prepared lesson plans; programmed and presented student recitals.
  • Developed daily lesson plans which incorporated a high level of cross-curricular activities.
  • Developed lesson plans and had professional development meetings with the administrator.
  • Researched and arranged differentiated lesson plans with special education teachers.
  • Prepared and documented appropriate lesson plans compliant to adopted curricula.
  • Provided customized lesson plans based on individual class requisites.
  • Maintain lesson plans and instructional materials for participants.
  • Created and implemented lesson plans for elementary students.
  • Implemented a Music-based Center-approach to lesson plans.
  • Facilitated daily lesson plans and tracked attendance.
  • Created/Developed a curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Developed individualized lesson plans for students.
  • Developed and implemented weekly lesson plans.
  • Develop and present stimulating lesson plans that cover a wide range of music objectives aligned with the curriculum and state standards.
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material in the general music classroom for students from Kindergarten - 8th grade.

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2. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented various classroom management techniques for maintaining student attention, involvement and discipline, specifically differentiation.
  • Worked one-on-one with teacher mentor and other teachers to develop pedagogical and classroom management skills.
  • Established and administered classroom rules and procedures for classroom management.
  • Implemented classroom management techniques creating a dynamic learning environment.
  • Focused primarily on maintaining classroom management with younger students.
  • Received training in Responsive Classroom method of classroom management.
  • Cultivated and applied effective classroom management techniques.
  • Handled classroom management and administered tests.
  • Created and implemented daily lesson plans, conducted rehearsals, responsible for classroom management and student assessment.
  • Created Classroom Management plan to improve the behavior and subsequently learning in the music classroom.
  • Applied classroom management strategies to children as young as 2 years when leading instruction.
  • Managed all aspects of classroom management, including attendance, assignments & disciplinary actions.
  • Make sure each student signs in before class and responsible for classroom management.
  • Cultivated a variety of classroom management techniques to suit multiple grade levels.
  • Implemented effective classroom management techniques for classes of 9-26.
  • Maintain behavioral and classroom management in a classroom setting.
  • Maintain effective classroom management skills of large classes.
  • Created and maintained a workable classroom management plan.
  • Time and classroom management skills were imperative.
  • Demonstrated strong classroom management skills.

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3. Grade General Music

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Here's how Grade General Music is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Job responsibilities include teaching a 6th, 7th and 8th grade general music class along with an ELL class and chorus.
  • Created and implemented age appropriate lesson plans for the 2nd and 4th grade general music classes.
  • Instructed Kindergarten through twelfth grade general music, choir, and band.
  • Designed and implemented curriculum for 6th grade general music.
  • Plan for and Teach K-5th Grade general music classes.
  • Instructed Seventh & Eighth Grade General Music classes.
  • Teach 6-12 chorus and 6th grade general music
  • Teach 6th through 8th grade General Music.
  • Instructed kindergarten through 5th grade general music classes
  • Teach 1 - 8 grade General Music
  • Teach K-5th Grade General Music Class.
  • Teach music grades 4-8 (6 separate curriculum, 4th and 5th grade general music.
  • Instructed K - 6 th grade general music
  • Middle School Orchestra Kindergarten General Music 3rd and 4th Grade General Music Classroom Ukulele Private Ukulele Lessons
  • included: Teach First Grade General Music Teach Third Grade General Music Teach Fifth Grade General Music Conduct Third Grade Chorus

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4. General Music Curriculum

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Here's how General Music Curriculum is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Authored and developed Bloomfield Middle School General Music Curriculum.
  • Created and implemented a general music curriculum.
  • Designed, created instrumental/general music curriculum.
  • Helped to create and test a general music curriculum for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston Resource Book.
  • Expanded the general music curriculum to include field trips, most notably, to attend Broadway productions.
  • Prepared lesson plans and taught general music curriculum to sixth through eighth grade students.
  • Developed and implemented the General Music curriculum for 2nd - 5th grade.
  • Implement and development of general music curriculum for grades K-8.
  • Instruct Middle School general music curriculum.
  • Developed and implemented a general music curriculum for K, 1,2, 3, 8 *Organized assemblies
  • Create and implement general music curriculums suitable for students ages 11-19.
  • Designed a high school general music curriculum 9-12 Taught Beginning Guitar 9-12 Estabished procedures and guidelines effective in classroom management

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5. Music Theory

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Here's how Music Theory is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Revamped Honors and AP Music Theory courses and created dynamic lesson plans including relevant technology and student-centered learning.
  • Introduced/Re-introduced the fundamentals of Music Theory and Literacy by means of hands on projects and rigorous activities.
  • Instructed beginner and intermediate guitar students - Provided in-home music instruction with emphasis on performance and music theory
  • Facilitated weekly music classes for basic music theory/appreciation and gross/fine motor development.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans consisting of music theory and choral repertoire.
  • Guide students through progressively difficult levels of music theory and practical instruction.
  • Introduced elementary school students to basic musical concepts and preparatory music theory.
  • Integrated music theory and practical presentation skills in the primary curriculum.
  • Facilitated general instrumentation instruction with emphasis on Music Theory.
  • Provided a well-rounded general music program that explored various areas of music theory, history, instrumental, & choral music.
  • Managed private business in the instruction of violin, viola, cello, piano, voice, and music theory courses.
  • Freelance Private LessonsPrivate lessons, which include subjects such as: guitar, mixing, audio production, and music theory.
  • Teach the fundamental principles of music and musicianship skills, such as music theory and basic notation to Elementary school kids.
  • Teach music theory, sight-reading, ear training, technique and interpretation to private students of all ages and skill levels.
  • Directed Freshman Women's Choir, Intro-Piano, Conducted 45+ Pit Orchestra for the School Musical, IB Music, Music Theory
  • Worked with homeless students grades 1-5, teaching music theory, aural skills, and a piece to be performed.
  • Teach beginning to advanced music theory, as well as work on two to five pieces of music each quarter.
  • Designed lesson plans for warm-ups to improve students' instrumental technique, implementing their knowledge of music theory and chords.
  • Helped students understand basic music theory and how the pieces fit together, Taught students how to play rhythm instruments.
  • Job Description: Instructor of private piano, voice and violin lessons, music theory and music history for ages

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6. Bass Guitar

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Here's how Bass Guitar is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Operated private music lessons sessions (teaching electric bass guitar) and advertise to prospective students.
  • Teach private guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, banjo, and keyboard lessons.
  • Provided bass guitar lessons and mentored students in a one on one tutorial setting.
  • Distinguished teacher on double bass, bass guitar, guitar and piano.
  • Instrument teacher of Guitar, and Bass guitar.
  • School band consultant on bass guitar and piano.
  • Teach private bass guitar lessons.
  • Teach string instrument classes(cuatro, bass guitar, ukelele, violin, etc.)

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7. General Music Classes

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Here's how General Music Classes is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Collaborate with department colleagues to create a comprehensive, standards-based curriculum for general music classes.
  • Facilitate General Music classes covering music literacy, history, and keyboard fundamentals.
  • Provided general music classes and private instruction in piano for several individuals.
  • Lead general music classes in a variety of performance based experiences including solo singing, snare drumming, and guitar performance.
  • General Music/Choral Music/Strings *Developed, planned and implemented lessons in general music classes including fourth, fifth and sixth grades.
  • General Music *Developed, planned and implemented lessons in general music classes including kindergarten, first and second grades.
  • Instructed general music classes for all grades, including diversifying curriculum for 6th-12th grade special education music classes.
  • Teach PreK - 8 general music classes, chorus, and instrumental lessons two days per week.
  • General music classes, Beginning band, piano lessons, led worship in weekly chapel services
  • Teach 5 to 7 general music classes daily, ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade.
  • Prepare and teach general music classes grades K-5, and ukulele/guitar/piano classes for grades 6-8.
  • Wind ensemble, stage band, concert band, marching band, general music classes.
  • Developed curriculum and taught lessons for general music classes in grades seven and eight.
  • General Music classes for grades K-7, Director for a 45 voice chorus
  • Designed and Implemented Lesson Plans for Various Ensembles and General Music Classes.
  • General music classes - PreK - 3rd grade including special ed.
  • Instructed general music classes for students ranging from K through 7.
  • Created curricula and taught year-round general music classes to students ages 2-6
  • Created daily lesson plans for general music classes for grades 1-6.
  • General music classes for developmentally disabled students ages 4-20.

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8. Music Program

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Here's how Music Program is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained and prepared lesson planning and activities in general education for kindergarten and preschool music programming.
  • Developed the entire music program including the direction and coordination of yearly choral presentations.
  • Recommended policies and procedures to school administrators to improve the instrumental music program.
  • Developed a rigorous music program that focused on music literacy and application.
  • Developed and implemented a music program designed for all ability levels.
  • Re-established and revitalized the Kindergarten and music programs.
  • Developed and directed an instrumental music program.
  • Developed and implemented music program in new school
  • Formatted and conducted seasonal music programs.
  • Planned/executed a balanced music program.
  • Prepared children for the Thanksgiving music program, a Christmas music program, and an end of the year music program.
  • Asked to create and build a music program for high school students who have had little to no exposure to music.
  • Introduced all new school music programs for Fall, Advent, Lent, and a performing arts competition for grades 1-8.
  • Created grants in collaboration with parent groups that provided funding for the needs of 600 students enrolled in my music program.
  • Worked in an inner-city charter school to establish a quality, standard-based music program for grades K-4, including choral activities.
  • Created and established a love for music in the preschool classroom * Organized and prepared students for music programs throughout the year
  • Write grants to support the Choral Music Programs development agenda and coordinate all fundraiser events to support and build instrumental programs.
  • Work involved teaching at and running an after-school music program for kids, ages 7-17 in the five towns area.
  • Provided an after-school chorus, violin lessons, and a keyboard club as extra-curricular activities within the music program.
  • Double Eagle Elementary School, 8901 Lowell NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 Responsible for K-5 school music program.

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9. Kindergarten

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Here's how Kindergarten is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Prepared children for kindergarten by introducing concepts which they further explore in kindergarten and elementary school.
  • Provided instructional and educational guidance to children kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • Rehearsed and directed Kindergarten program and co-directed Fifth Grade Chorus.
  • Provided regular classroom instruction in Kindergarten.
  • Created learning standards based curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade, administered grades, mentor, tutor, and planned enrichment activities
  • Planned and instructed preschool and kindergarten age students in various music skills; class sizes varied from 8 to 30 students.
  • Assisted with diverse school events including Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea, graduation, character education assemblies and school pep rallies.
  • Coordinated music for the annual Kindergarten Concert, Second Grade Concert, Fourth Grade Concert and a FifthGrade Spring Show.
  • Instructed classes for prekindergarten through 3rd grade to students with a variety of abilities including ESL and IEP students
  • Educated 275 students, kindergarten to 6th grade, requiring a variety of musical topics and teaching approaches.
  • Developed and taught music curriculum for private preschool/kindergarten program for students aged 6 weeks to 6 years old.
  • Teach music classes and implement life skills into curriculum for kindergarten through fifth grade at Grace Harbor School.
  • Created a program to provide group music classes for preschools in New Jersey from babies to Kindergarten.
  • Organized Kindergarten and 8th Grade Graduation 1989-1993 Gave private piano lessons (all levels) and performing.
  • Developed technique for teaching sight reading of music notation to students even as a young as kindergarten.
  • Organized and planned two concerts for the public for all students from kindergarten through grade 8.
  • Led, developed and delivered curriculum and activities for students (Kindergarten to 6th grade).
  • Help to prepare children for kindergarten readiness and develop necessary social skills to enter school environment.
  • Develop and build skills in Preschool students that will prepare them for Kindergarten through various activities.
  • Provide instrumental music training for children ages 5 to 9, Kindergarten to 4th grade.

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10. Music History

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Here's how Music History is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed Music Explorations class covering world music and music history, Medieval through contemporary.
  • Planned and implemented lessons for High School level Music History and Appreciation, as well as directed the 9-12 choir.
  • Focused on keyboard and improvisation skills, movement, popular music history, note-reading, arranging, and collaborative musicianship.
  • Helped students understand basic theory and how the pieces fit together, music history and how it can be relevant.
  • Instructed students in music history, theory and instrumental music; substituted for vocal instructor for children's choir.
  • Conducted classroom instruction in music history and appreciation, and directed chorus and instrumental ensemble for liturgies and concerts.
  • Incorporate general education, music history, reading strategies, math concepts and various curricular concepts into lessons.
  • Instructed students in general music education, music history and developing knowledge of various music genres.
  • Teach students an overview of topics in music ranging from basic theory to music history.
  • Provided instruction in general music, music history, music notation and vocals.
  • Prepare engaging lessons for the appreciation of music and music history classes.
  • Teach Music History and Appreciation in classrooms.
  • Teach 5th grade music history class.
  • School Year 2014-15 o Director of Choirs (Four performance ensembles), Piano class, and Music History and Appreciation.
  • Conducted the University's bell choir Taught piano, voice, and Music history
  • Administered Instrumental performance for children (4-6 yrs old) Facilitated Music history Developed tests and assignments

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11. Music Education

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Here's how Music Education is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Coordinated with the University of Washington Music Education Department, providing university students access to teaching experiences in the classroom.
  • Developed and managed music education curriculum for students ages 6-13 and performing student concerts at locally sponsored venues.
  • Provide exemplary, individually-tailored music education and customer service to children and adults of all ages.
  • Developed and implemented new curriculum based on the National Standards for Music Education.
  • Create and provide memorable experiences in music education through technology, and improvisation.
  • Provide quality music education for elementary/middle school students in Baltimore City Public Schools.
  • Developed and implemented a general music education curriculum for the district.
  • Developed a new music education program for elementary and secondary students.
  • Developed and maintained an effective music education program for students.
  • Recruited to restructure music education curriculum per administration's request.
  • Assisted with music education in underprivileged schools across Brooklyn.
  • Implemented daily instruction for students in basic music education.
  • Foster movement and creativity through music education.
  • Incorporated general education studies into music education.
  • Implemented performance based music education program.
  • Partnered and team taught with middle and high school music educators in the district aligning music education vertically throughout the district.
  • Developed daily lesson plans and activities for preschool students, as well as students in various grades for music education program.
  • Developed music education program - set semester goals, planned classroom activities, coordinated field trips and conducted end-of-semester shows.
  • Plan, teach, implement and assess common core standards in music education for elementary students ages 3-11.
  • Created and maintained an organized, conducive learning environment and reflected the National Standards of Music Education.

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12. K-8

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Here's how K-8 is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and delivered comprehensive music curriculum for K-8 students.
  • Observed and provided professional development to 35 teachers as the Summer ELA Coordinator at Place Bridge Academy and Florida Pitt-Waller K-8.
  • Developed and implemented bi-weekly lesson plans for K-8 general music classes, administered standard testing, and analyzed class performance.
  • Planned and develop lessons that meet the NJ Core Curriculum Standards in Music K-8 while introducing them to world music
  • Designed and taught a combined gifted and special education curriculum to grades K-8 in collaboration with an assistant teacher.
  • Accompany school masses on piano, and other holy days throughout the school year for Prek-8th grades.
  • Planned and provided successful learning techniques to students K-8 as both the music teacher and PE instructor.
  • Key Results: * Directed all K-8 general music classes, choirs, and school-wide music programs.
  • Cultivated an active musical learning environment for children grades k-8; selected music & conducted choir.
  • Band 5-8, Chorus 6-8, General Music Pk-8, Liturgical Music Pk-8, Guitar, Tri-M
  • Teach choir and general music full-time at K-8 public school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
  • Implemented diverse lesson plans for over 500 K-8 students with no supplies or budget.
  • Offered individual violin lessons and taught music appreciation courses for students grades K-8.
  • Directed K-8 general music, beginning and middle school band and beginning guitar.
  • Developed comprehensive music education program and taught classroom music to 200 K-8 children.
  • Created and implemented all aspects of music appreciation curriculum for grades K-8.
  • Developed K-8 curriculum, taught vocal and instrumental music, Grades K-8
  • Design and teach music curriculum for K-8 weekly religious school program.
  • Developed and taught music curriculum for K-8th grade general music classes.
  • Implemented archdiocesan music curriculum into the school for grades K-8.

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13. Music Appreciation

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Here's how Music Appreciation is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Encouraged and introduced innovative teaching methodologies to promote creativity and increase music appreciation.
  • Related music to everyday experiences to develop a sense of music appreciation.
  • Composed curriculum around musical genres to encourage music appreciation and literature.
  • Developed a music appreciation curriculum for High school students.
  • Enhanced music appreciation through independent learning techniques.
  • Teach Music Appreciation to elementary-age children.
  • Created a safe classroom environment while teaching different music components: Theory, Instrumental (Keyboard) and Music Appreciation Units.
  • Created the curriculum and taught Music Appreciation in a rotation of seven classes daily five days a week for 350 students.
  • Implemented and developed program for general music for k-5, choral music and music appreciation for middle school-aged students.
  • Bring music appreciation, recorder and chorus classes to High school students from 10 to 12 grade.
  • Instructed special education classes in music appreciation and history, while directing guitar ensembles and recorder ensembles.
  • Substitute taught at the district High School for Band, Guitar, Music Appreciation, and Math.
  • Teach a variety of music lessons including voice, theory, history and general music appreciation.
  • Instructed individuals and groups of students in instrumental music to foster music appreciation and skill.
  • School District High School Choral, General Music, Music Appreciation, Middle School Choral
  • Give music appreciation class, Vocal class and keyboard beginner class for kids.
  • Teach multiple subjects including Music appreciation, keyboards, independent studies and band.
  • Instructed individuals and groups in vocal and instrumental music and foster music appreciation.
  • Instilled a sense of music appreciation and encouraged students to expand their interests.
  • Teach Music Appreciation, and Singers' Diction in the college/university level.

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14. Vocal Music

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Here's how Vocal Music is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Implemented a developmentally-appropriate vocal music curriculum elementary students.
  • Administered vocal music department budget.
  • Directed a vocal music program for each grade level, 1-6, and two band concerts for 5th grade beginning band.
  • Carried out the lesson plans to progress in the study of general and vocal music from Kindergarten through fifth grade.
  • Instructed students in the technical aspects of vocal music, conducted rehearsals, and put on multiple performances.
  • Created and established a Jr. High/High School music theory curriculum that was incorporated into the vocal music program.
  • Served as director, ensemble leader, audition coordinator, and member of the Vocal Music department.
  • Assisted Junior High Performing Arts and Vocal Music with musical presentations, vocal contest and graduation performances.
  • Teach general vocal music to grades K-5 and Special Education classes; conduct Brown Elementary School Chorus.
  • Teach K-6 General Music, Vocal Music, Choir, Strings, Keyboard Lab, Elementary Band
  • Encouraged students to explore and develop skills in the reading of and performance of vocal music.
  • Course Taught: K-6 General Music 7-8 Vocal Music High School Concert Choir and Show Choir
  • Exposed students to various forms of singing and cultural diversity within the vocal music.
  • General music education and vocal music education including conducting All City Middle School Choirs.
  • Teach vocal music to approximately 300 elementary age students (grades K-6).
  • Teach vocal music; prepare daily lesson plans according to grade level curriculum.
  • General, band and vocal music teacher K-6 in Oshkosh and K-8 in Appleton
  • Assisted several students in their growth as vocal musicians - children and adults.
  • Developed lecturing and classroom management skills for the 6th-12th grade vocal music classroom
  • 8Provided vocal music training for children in Kindergarten through eighth grade.

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15. Grade Level

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Here's how Grade Level is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Measure academic progress by developing grade level appropriate assignments and tests.
  • Grade Level Performances: Responsible for planning, practicing, implementing and performing a performance for each grade level every year.
  • Developed variety of lesson plans due to frequent classes with all grade levels (middle school choral rehearsal plans).
  • Worked with a specific grade level each year at the elementary level to perform a concert for the PTO.
  • Produce and promote various performances across the arts and across grade levels allowing all students the opportunity to perform.
  • Helped to create and implement successful grade level programs, as well as a 7th and 8th grade musical.
  • Work in collaboration with partner music teacher to present small and large-scale musical programs featuring multiple grade levels.
  • Increased student achievement in music of grade level standards across grade levels on an average of 35%.
  • Arranged, produced and directed musical productions while Music Teacher, integrating each grade level into performance.
  • Facilitate and create five evening music concerts, as well as, one in-school grade level concert.
  • Created music lesson plans for the 6 grade levels to include and implement Common Core standard learning.
  • Developed age specific curriculum that met California state standards and the needs of each grade level.
  • Prepared, rehearsed and directed grade level music programs for the school, and the public.
  • Invented comprehensive curriculum for five grade levels of 390 students built around state standards for music.
  • Conducted Winter and Spring concerts that included performances by every grade level as well as teachers.
  • Organize, prepare, and direct musical stage productions for students in each grade level.
  • Created innovative and creative lesson plans designed to fit the needs of each grade level.
  • Designed, tested, and analyzed evaluation systems for prekindergarten through sixth grade level students.
  • Planned grade level music programs including musical selections, staging, accompanying, and directing.
  • Orchestrated and educated multiple grade level bands with up to 200 students in each class.

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16. Taught Piano

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Here's how Taught Piano is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Have periodically taught piano, mandolin, violin, guitar and ukulele over the years to children and adults ages 6-25.
  • Queen Creek Music Taught piano and voice to students of all ages and abilities.
  • Helped design and implement music awareness and education for urban youth Taught piano lessons to urban youth
  • Rick Ferguson, Artistic Director Taught piano/ Comprehensive music to children age 4-15
  • Scheduled lessons and taught piano and voice.

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17. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Facilitated the emotional and social development for special needs students.
  • Modified instruction and teaching material for special needs population.
  • Work with special needs students to help them achieve skill levels to the best of their abilities on piano and voice.
  • Worked with guidance officers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists to assist, as necessary, students with special needs.
  • Adapted lessons and assessments for students with a variety of special needs in a full inclusion classroom setting.
  • Open Mind School is a non-public school, where I work with students of diverse special needs.
  • Designed a curriculum to meet the individual needs of the child including children with special needs.
  • Assess and record daily progress and notify parents of any special needs for the children
  • Teach a variety of special needs children and adapt lessons to fit their needs.
  • Collaborated with special education teachers to adapt lessons for students with special needs.
  • Differentiated instruction for each student based on his or her special needs.
  • Developed music curriculum for special needs' students grades two through eight.
  • Assist children with special needs as directed by Program Director and Assistant.
  • Implemented music therapy program for individuals and groups with special needs.
  • Provide training to special needs children ranging from 5-16.
  • Teach music basics to blind and special needs children.
  • Provided lessons for children with special needs.
  • Tutored students with special needs in literacy.
  • Led professional development workshops that created methods for teachingspecial needs learners.
  • DARE Programs/Holiday PTO Programs/Worked with special needs students Non-teaching Business Experience

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18. Musical Instruments

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Here's how Musical Instruments is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed a contemporary guitar class curriculum and successfully pursued grants for the purchase of musical instruments.
  • Utilized a variety of music and movement activities, including using various musical instruments.
  • Recommended maintenance and repairs for musical instruments when necessary.
  • Explained and demonstrated artistic techniques of musical instruments.
  • Maintained inventory and condition of musical instruments.
  • Summer job where I taught children between the ages of 4-12 how to play musical instruments using my own personal equipment.
  • Trained students on a wide variety of musical instruments such as Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Voice.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced, hands-on program of instruction in musical instruments, notation, and theory.
  • Use knowledge of musical instruments to help teach clients the skills they wish to learn and master.
  • Utilized various musical instruments, technology, and hands-on activities to engage students on a daily basis.
  • Utilized various musical instruments including: Melody Bell, Recorder, Piano, Strings, etc.
  • Selected appropriate music, books, records, musical instruments, and instructional supplies for students.
  • Maintained care for school-owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse.
  • Teach musical instruments to children, young adults and adults, including people with special needs
  • Helped parents guide their children in using art supplies and musical instruments in parent-child classes.
  • Provided individual and group instruction on a variety of musical instruments to older children.
  • Ordered, stored, and inventoried musical instruments, music, and supplies.
  • Teach singing, rhythmic movements to music and games with musical instruments.
  • Assisted students in making and decorating simple musical instruments to keep.
  • Used musical instruments such as the piano and the accordion.

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19. Music Department

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Here's how Music Department is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Adapted and developed existing music department curriculum containing common core standards from New Jersey to Pennsylvania standards.
  • Worked collaboratively with music department staff to create a comprehensive middle school classroom music curriculum.
  • Managed the music department and it's equipment; maintained, repaired, and managed the purchasing of new equipment.
  • Followed a curriculum established by the state music department as well as created lesson plans to target various grade levels.
  • Developed and taught the music curriculum for grades K-4 and chaired the music department for K-8 and instrumental music.
  • Served as Head of the Music Department * Provided recorder and piano theory and practical instruction to Grades 1-6
  • Head of music department and director of artistic activities, concerts and festivals for different national holidays.
  • Assisted teachers in the Music Department, including setting stages for concerts, organizing and moving materials.
  • Oversee the Music Department Budget, handling necessary forms, expense reports, etc.
  • Played key role in Music Department receiving coveted designation of Grammy Signature High School.
  • Collaborate with Music Department and families to ensure student learning and success.
  • Developed and taught the curriculum for the art and music departments.
  • Directed and managed Choral and Piano Music Department at Vine School.
  • Co-produced regular seasonal performances with members of the East Music Department.
  • Maintain school districts budget for the whole entire music department.
  • Chaired the music departments of the three schools listed above.
  • Posted 10-15% growth in instrumental music department every year.
  • Directed and managed the Choral and Piano Music Department.
  • Plan and organize daily lessons and music department activities.
  • Secured instruments and grants for the music department.

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20. Orff

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Here's how Orff is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and taught a Kodaly and Orff-Schulwerk based general music classes for about 650 students grades first through fifth.
  • Certified in Orff-Schulwerk Level I methodology.
  • Create and implement K-5 Orff-Schulwerk creative music and movement based elementary curriculum.
  • Directed enrichment classes in Orff and xylophone ensembles, percussion ensemble, Glee Club, Honors Chorus, and Show Choir.
  • Instructed General, Choral & Instrumental (Band) Music and Orff Ensemble in an urban K-8 environment.
  • Formed a guitar ensemble, recorder ensemble and orff ensemble with students ranging from 3rd through 5th grades.
  • Provided music instruction including voice and instrument (recorders and Orff instruments) for students in grades K-5.
  • Developed age-appropriate Music curriculum for General and Inclusion classes (K-3) blending Kodaly and Orff methodologies.
  • Participated in Orff workshops throughout the year to educate myself in innovative ways to teach musical concepts.
  • General music class for grades K through 6 Conducting school stage productions Teaching Orff instruments and recorder
  • Teach music skills through singing, movement, and instruments including Orff and hand bells.
  • Incorporate Kodaly and Orff techniques to teach young musicians fundamentals of rhythm and tone development.
  • Teach using the Orff-Schulwerk method Direct a musical with the upper elementary students annually.
  • Planned and executed weekly lessons, Orff ensemble rehearsals, and chorus rehearsals.
  • Offered after school dance, Orff ensemble, choral, and guitar programs.
  • Organized students in musical productions, as well as recorder and Orff performances.
  • Utilized a variety of teaching techniques based on Orff and Kodaly methodologies.
  • Educate children ages two to second grade using the Carl Orff method.
  • Arranged Orff instrumentation to meet the developmental needs of the students involved.
  • Instructed children in music and movement utilizing methods by Orff and Kodaly.

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21. K-5

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Here's how K-5 is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Managed and taught K-5 general music (600 students), After-School Honor Choir and All-County Choir.
  • Led K-5 music at the Village of Hope for twelve weeks, including roughly twenty students.
  • General music, band and chorus in K-5/6 schools with populations ranging from 550 - 800.
  • Instruct all K-5 music classes, 500 students, also large choruses and small instrumental groups.
  • Work with all students (K-5) to teach them the Florida Music Standards.
  • General Music K-5 * Performance Troupe * 3rd-5th Grade Chorus * Yearly Winter Programs
  • Teach General music to students K-5, organize and conduct children's choir
  • General Music, Grades PreK-5; 4th and 5th Grade World Drumming Ensemble
  • Performed as general music teacher for children in grades K-5.
  • Coordinated and performed the Christmas Concert 2007, grades K-5.
  • Teach basic elements of music to students from K-5 grades.
  • Traveled between schools to give music instruction to K-5 students.
  • Teach general music Grades K-5 and elective courses Grades 6-8.
  • Instructed 900+ students from K-5 in Music once a week.
  • Conducted a choral rehearsal and performance for grades K-5.
  • Provided music instruction for over 1000 children, grades K-5
  • Instruct two classes each of K-5 General Music.
  • Directed the Holiday Program consisting of grades K-5.
  • General music K-5 and recorder.
  • Teach music and choreography grades K-5

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22. K-6

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Here's how K-6 is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Create and implement music lessons for grades K-6, with focus on teaching reading music, playing recorder, singing and dancing
  • Designed and implemented standardized, spiraled music curriculum for all students grades K-6 aligned to NAFME music education standards.
  • Planned and implemented weekly curriculum for grades K-6, as well as designed and directed numerous musical productions.
  • Plan full curriculum based on Massachusetts Department of Education frameworks in music; teach 450 students grades K-6.
  • Developed and taught General Music Curriculum for students K-6 that complemented Language Arts and Social Studies Curriculum.
  • Volunteered to teach percussion and guitar to children K-6th grade in small groups weekly for 6 months.
  • General music teacher for grades K-6: 5 general music + 2 elective classes per week.
  • Design and implement fun lessons that follow National and Arizona State Standards to grades K-6.
  • General music teacher for grades, K-6, total of 15 classes a week.
  • Directed thirteen choirs of grades K-6 and taught Music Appreciation at three elementary schools.
  • Educate a diverse population of children, K-6th grade, on fundamentals of music.
  • General music teacher to students in grades K-6 and Choral director for grades 5-6.
  • General music for all students in grades k-6 twice a week for 45 minutes.
  • Specialized in teaching of music to 20 - 25 children in grades K-6.
  • Prepared programs for grades K-6, middle and high school bands and choirs.
  • General duties included teaching general and choral music to children grades K-6.
  • Planned and implemented engaging lessons for k-6th grade daily General Music classes.
  • Prepare curriculum, teach, and grade music classes for grades K-6.
  • Planned and taught music curriculum for K-6 graders at Lincoln Elementary.
  • General Music classes for grades K-6, Winter and Spring concerts.

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23. Pre-K

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Here's how Pre-K is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Directed Elementary and Middle School music program with 125 students ranging in age from Pre-K to 8th grade.
  • Planned and instructed general music lessons for students ages 3-9 (Pre-K to 4th grade).
  • Provide music instruction according to the Georgia Music Standards to grades Pre-K through 5th grade,
  • Created lesson plans designed around language, geography, and song to children in Pre-K.
  • Developed and executed lesson plans for private elementary school (Pre-K through 6th).
  • General music teacher for grades Pre-K through eight, including special education students.
  • Planned music lessons for Pre-School, Pre-K, and Kindergarten classes.
  • Prepare and teach classes for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12.
  • Introduced and performed various musical concepts with grades Pre-K through 8.
  • Provided music instruction for children in Pre-K to 5th grade.
  • Instruct general music to students in grades Pre-K - 4th.
  • Provided general music instruction to students Pre-K through Fifth grade.
  • General music Pre-K to 8, recorder, and chorus.
  • Prepared lesson plans for Pre-K through Sixth Grade music classes.
  • Educated students from Pre-K through 5th on basic music fundamentals.
  • Organized and directed school Christmas Pageant and Pre-K Graduation.
  • Conducted childhood music program for Pre-K and Hebrew School
  • Instructed general music to students in grades Pre-K-4.
  • General Music teacher for grades Pre-K through 8.
  • Provided after-school music classes for Pre-K-3rd grades.

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24. General Music Instruction

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Here's how General Music Instruction is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Facilitated general music instruction to 345 students with emphasized instruction on literacy, different learning styles and cultural awareness.
  • Facilitated general music instruction to elementary age children, with additional emphasis on literacy and integration.
  • Provided General Music Instruction, Directed Grade-Level Chorus for School functions Special Interests
  • Launched the Philadelphia branch's Rock Rookies program, an early education course of general music instruction for 3-7 year-old students.
  • General music instruction for over 400 students in grades Kindergarten through fifth grade
  • Provided weekly general music instruction for kindergarten to 5th graders.
  • General music instruction from kindergarten to fourth grade.
  • General music instruction for grades K-5
  • Provided General Music Instruction in 3K-5K
  • Traveled to six schools weekly for general music instruction Co-planned and performed traveling teacher concert throughout district
  • General music instruction for grades K-5 Planned and coordinated yearly musical programs for all grade levels Participated annually in district-wide Extravaganza

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25. Band Program

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Here's how Band Program is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Reinstated extracurricular jazz band program.
  • Developed interesting methods to present the materials, sang songs, assisted with the choral, orchestra and band programs.
  • Create after school band program, including purchasing instruments and method books, and facilitating group instrumental lessons.
  • Prepared 2nd and 3rd graders for their entry into the band program by teaching recorder playing.
  • Instituted a band program and direct two bands as well as teach several piano students.
  • Directed weekly band program to students third-eighth grade, and performed two public concerts.
  • Organized, developed curriculum, and taught for the school's first band program.
  • Doubled orchestra program in 2 years, saved a band program from failing.
  • Instruct a marching parade band program, as well as attending various parades
  • Doubled the size of band program over the course of four years.
  • Developed and implemented a new elementary school band program for the district.
  • Developed and maintained an annual budget and calendar for the band program.
  • Created first successful band program at CMCTS Middle in 30 years.
  • Expanded band program from 20 students to 60 during my tenure.
  • Created Curriculum for and developed West Greene's Elementary Band Program.
  • Established and maintained a concert band program and instrumental lessons.
  • Increased the awareness of the band program in the town.
  • Organized daily lessons and activities and a beginning band program.
  • Teach after school Band program 2 days a week.
  • Launched a new band program for grades 5-8.

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26. Drama

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Here's how Drama is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Directed two annual choral concerts, an elementary Christmas musical and a secondary drama presentation.
  • Collaborated with drama teacher and provided music for weekly assemblies which included grade-level performances.
  • Formed extra-curricular chorus and drama program for students.
  • Wrote/Produced/Directed 3-4 music/drama productions per school year.
  • Collaborated with instrumental music and drama programs.
  • Coordinated Christmas/Drama and spring musical programs.
  • Familiarize students with classical music as well as with different kinds of art: opera, ballet, and drama.
  • Participated in the Arts department consortium to integrate Arts curriculum and events among Art, Drama, Choir and Band.
  • Developed Band, Chorus, and Drama programs with after-school meetings, and regular performances throughout the school year.
  • Volunteered as a camp counselor for a music and drama camp at Black Forest Camp and Conference Center.
  • Directed music and drama for Island-wide Honor Choir fully staged musical: The Emperor's New Clothes.
  • Teach general music to 6-10th graders plus sponsor Band, Chorus, Drama and Glee clubs
  • Directed all drama and school performances, as well as the middle school band.
  • Organized and directed bi-annual concerts showcasing the entire school in music and drama productions.
  • Directed the Drama students in a full-length dramatic production once a year.
  • Created an after school drama program that included over 200 student participants.
  • Assisted students in creating their own dramatic pieces & musical expressions.
  • Managed the Drama budget and conducted diverse fund raising activities.
  • Started the school's first after-school drama club.
  • Created shows with the dance and drama department.

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27. Choral Music

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Here's how Choral Music is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Teach skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to elementary pupils.
  • Served as general/choral music instructor to help students understand basic principles of music, such as melody, beat and tempo.
  • Composed, wrote, and arranged choral music for students to perform at various concerts and ceremonies.
  • Assisted as one of three teachers, who team taught over one hundred students choral music.
  • Started and made the initial purchases for the choral music library at Mountain Ridge High School.
  • Teach piano, theory and choral music to students from Kindergarten through 5th Grade.
  • Worked part-time as band and choral music teacher for students in grades 6-8.
  • Teach general, instrumental, and choral music to all students grades K-5.
  • Organized and Conducted three winter concerts for string orchestra and choral music.
  • School Piano, Choral Music, Recorders
  • Coordinated a multiethnic program consisting of choral music, dance instrumental instruction, composition/notation, improvisation and historical/stylistic periods.
  • General and choral music instruction * Musical director
  • Worked as a part time music teacher teaching choral music to elementary aged children.
  • Teach guitar and recorder as well as choral music.
  • General Music and Band Instructor grade six Choral Music Instructor grades six through eight Conducted/Coordinated music performances and programs
  • Participated with my choir at District 15 s Choral Music Perf- mance Assessments.

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28. Elementary Schools

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Here's how Elementary Schools is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Traveled to four different elementary schools.
  • Present concerts to the public as well as recruit to various elementary feeder schools throughout the elementary schools.
  • Created a brand new music program for all 5 elementary schools in the district.
  • General music at two elementary schools, teaching vocal and instrumental music, gradesPK-5.
  • Directed Elementary Band (4th and 5th Grade) at two elementary schools.
  • Worked as a K-5th music teacher at two elementary schools.
  • Traveled between 3 elementary schools.
  • Instruct 500 students weekly, grades K-5 at Central Elementary and Greenock Elementary Schools.
  • Teach after-school classes at Title 1 elementary schools for at-risk students in the Los Angeles area.

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29. Elementary Music

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Here's how Elementary Music is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Designed and instructed engaging technology assisted units, activities and projects for the urban elementary music classroom.
  • Developed lesson plans that met objectives for elementary music education.
  • Planned and instructed elementary music lessons to first grade students
  • Served on elementary music curriculum committees.
  • Designed and taught elementary music lessons based on district, state, and national standards.
  • Coordinate and direct the all-elementary musical including the supervision of 175 students.
  • School-based elementary music teacher for approximately 600 students in grades K-5.
  • Plan and lead elementary music classes and performances for grades K-5.
  • Instructed Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade Elementary Music classes.
  • Teach elementary music grades K - 5 in a charter school.
  • Used musical training to teach elementary music to children ages 5-13.
  • Trained a national teacher to teach elementary music classes.
  • Served as primary upper elementary music teacher for grades 4-6
  • Instructed students grades PK-5 in elementary music.
  • Directed first through third elementary music classes.
  • Nominated for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council Rising Star Award.
  • Substituted following my marriage and was hired for full time elementary music.
  • Prepared students for Beresford Elementary Music Festival and Tripp Solo Vocal Contest.
  • Teach Elementary Music Implement Georgia Performance Standards Supervise Children in Controlled Environments
  • Instructed Elementary Music for grades K-5 Directed Grades 3-5 Choral Progran

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30. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a school-wide music curriculum aimed at building and reinforcing critical literacy and mathematics skills for at-risk learners.
  • Implement multiple curricula including Mathematics, English, and Social Studies.
  • Provided one-on-one instruction in mathematics and English.
  • Helped students develop critical-thinking abilities by gaining an understanding of Mathematics concepts.
  • Teach elementary and middle school students various subjects such as English, Mathematics, Science, etc.
  • Tutored 2 high school students in English, Science and Mathematics.

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31. K-12

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Here's how K-12 is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Provided K-12 music education instruction.
  • Designed and implemented a Spanish Music curriculum for children (K-12) who have English as first language.
  • Created a music curriculum that addressed musical development from K-12 that met NJ core curriculum content standards.
  • Developed and taught instrumental, general, and choral music curriculum for K-12 learners with special needs.
  • Teach general music, band, and choir at Trenton Public School for grades K-12.
  • Teach standards-aligned music classes of my own design in K-12 emotional support classrooms.
  • Prepared lessons, selected repertoire, and taught music skills to K-12 students.
  • Instructed classroom music lessons weekly to children K-12 based on lesson plans.
  • Prepared and directed a K-12 music program throughout the school year.
  • Created and implemented K-12 general, choral and instrumental music programs.
  • Served as Music Teacher and Director of Development grades K-12.
  • Instructed students grades K-12 in general and advanced music classes
  • Substituted various academic and music classes (K-12th Grade)
  • General Music K-12 Theater 9-12 Choral Music 9-12
  • General Music K-12; Instrumental Music 4-12
  • Developed and structures musci curricular teachings to various learning styles for all orchestra/music classes K-12th grade.
  • Job responsibilities include, but not limited to: Grades K-12 music and choir director.
  • provide music instruction to students K-12 in the absence of the regular music teacher/choir director.
  • Instructed academics in general music in grades K-12 Prepared and conducted choral ensembles
  • General and instrumental music instruction pre K-12 in a diverse learning environment.

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32. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Designed classroom with a positive environment to improve student learning abilities individually.
  • Facilitated student learning through activities including composition, performance, and listening.
  • Develop instructional materials and recognize student learning levels
  • Communicated with administration, staff, students, and parents to promote student learning and achievement.
  • Implement management techniques and strategies that ensure optimal student learning and success in content.
  • Provided feedback to students, parents and school officials as to student learning.
  • Evaluated student progress and assessed student learning outcomes with other staff members.
  • Partnered with other instructors to share best practices for optimized student learning.
  • Integrate cross curricular content of core subject matter for enhanced student learning.
  • Developed all rubrics to properly evaluate and assess student learning and performance.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to create plans to improve student learning outcomes.
  • Reevaluated student learning needs on daily as well as weekly basis.
  • Monitor and keep record of student learning progress.
  • Developed two Student Learning Objectives.
  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Earned positive verbal feedback from parents regarding classroominstruction and student learning success.
  • Engaged and supported all students in learning Created and organized subject matter for student learning through music across the curriculum
  • Managed the school budget and expenditures and facilitated a school climate that fostered student learning and achievements.

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33. Private Lessons

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Here's how Private Lessons is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Maintained a studio of thirteen violin students (Ages 4 - 18) for weekly private lessons.
  • Provided support to choir and band teachers by teaching choral and instrumental sectional and private lessons.
  • Instructed private lessons to students in music, including cello, violin, piano, drums.
  • Engage the students' individual learning methods while closely monitor their progress through private lessons.
  • Assisted the music director at LA High School by leading sectionals and holding private lessons.
  • Provided group/private lessons on woodwinds, brass and percussion to grades 4th through 8th.
  • Teach beginning band, private lessons, Junior High and High School Band.
  • Teach private lessons on guitar, piano, bass guitar, and drums.
  • Instruct and teach private lessons to students or groups in instrumental music.
  • Provided private lessons to students and adults including students with disabilities.
  • Expanded the middle school and high school private lessons program extensively.
  • General Music, Private Lessons, Choir, Band and Orchestra.
  • Provide constructive private lessons to students of all ages.
  • Instructed private lessons in flute, oboe, and clarinet
  • Scheduled rehearsals, private lessons and field trips.
  • Provide weekly private lessons for instrumental music students.
  • Conducted private lessons in voice and piano.
  • conducted private lessons- teaching young students to develop skills on the clarinet and saxophone.
  • Conducted and played alongside children in orchestra class Gave weekly group and private lessons
  • Helped string players with rhythm and meter Provided private lessons to students

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34. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Prepared students for choral performances during special events and/or holiday events.
  • Coordinate and supervise age-appropriate games and activities for special events.
  • Work musically with the elementary children when there are special events and programs at the school and in daily classes.
  • Created special events, such as, community concerts, for neighborhood clients of lower income.
  • Coordinated the music for special events and concerts for all participating ensembles under my direction.
  • Designed teaching schedules for Testing Days as well as schedules for special events.
  • Provide excellent customer service in hosting special events for children and parents.
  • Prepare students for musical performances and special events throughout the school year.
  • Assisted Director of Children's ministry with special events and church services.
  • Utilized computer software and AV equipment for daily classes and special events.
  • Organized & executed the center's special events & field trips.
  • Directed programs for special events, including graduation ceremonies.
  • Organized and directed school plays for special events.
  • Arranged music for students for special events.
  • Prepared them school programs and special events.
  • Rehearse choirs for special events.
  • Collaborated with classroom teachers on numerous projects and curricula Participated in the various committees and volunteered for a variety of special events
  • used for directions and announcing special events.
  • Devised lesson plans and organized performances and special events Teacher of early catechesis for young people.
  • support; special events coordinator; assemblies etc.Character Education Specialist - creating school song /Character Ed.

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35. Curriculum Development

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Here's how Curriculum Development is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Participated in teacher team meetings and curriculum development.
  • Participated in curriculum development and syllabus planning meetings.
  • Create and organize short and long-term lesson plans, and participate in countywide curriculum development.
  • Managed curriculum development, instruction, and assessment of over 150 students.
  • Facilitated classroom learning experiences with primary instructor Curriculum development and coordination between multiple sites and targeted needs.
  • Participated in district-wide curriculum development committees focused on creating, revising and enhancing subject content and related assessments for student learning.

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36. Band Members

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Here's how Band Members is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Provided applied lessons for students from beginner level to district honor band members.
  • Expanded band membership 300%.

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37. Musical Performances

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Here's how Musical Performances is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Provide musical performances, music therapy and relaxation techniques to residents.
  • Led educational and interactive musical performances for children ages 0-5
  • Organized and conducted numerous musical performances and talent shows.
  • Prepared students for musical performances for community and school
  • Prepared students for seasonal musical performances Performance Experience
  • Created, delivered and managed all musical performances
  • Facilitate in-class student-to-peer recitals and musical performances
  • Included lessons on sight reading, rhythm symbol names, reading the treble clef, and directed several musical performances.
  • Assisted in props, costumes, scripts, and programs of all school musical performances.
  • Compose and direct musical performances, organize and manage musicians for company rehearsals and performances.
  • Provide instruction and direction for a full schedule of musical performances and theater productions.
  • Co-directed preschool, first grade, fourth grade and fifth grade musical performances.
  • Directed and managed many all-school (200+ students) musical performances.
  • Directed Concerts and Musical performances for a choir of 30 members.
  • Presented various musical performances throughout the year, i.e.
  • Observe and evaluate students' musical performances and development.
  • Prepared musical performances for school assemblies for various classes.
  • Organized and directed 300+ students in annual musical performances.
  • Planned and organized musical performances for all assigned schools.
  • Created and directed musical performances for public event.

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38. State Standards

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Here's how State Standards is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Give instruction according to vocal/general music state standards.
  • Developed and implement general music lessons for grade kindergarten through second grade following the State standards for music.
  • Assessed students and implemented National and State Standards in the Arts for measuring student outcomes.
  • Developed and taught age appropriate music curriculum in accordance with the Florida Sunshine State Standards.
  • Tailor music lessons based on Sunshine State Standards for the Magnet School for the Arts.
  • Guided students in 3rd-5th grade with curriculum based on National and State Standards.
  • Created music curriculum according to state standards, and provided after school services.
  • Evaluated students based on the National and State Standards in the Arts.
  • Incorporated the New York Common Core State Standards into lesson planning.
  • Implement the Washington State Standards and the school and/or program objectives.
  • Planned lessons according to state standards and guidelines.
  • Develop curriculum based on national and state standards.
  • Created and implemented daily lessons that accommodated multiple intelligences, aligned with the curriculum and state standards.
  • Create music lessons focusing on the scope and sequence using the Colorado State Standards and GVCs.
  • Followed state standards of music education Taught over 400 students general music in grades K-5.
  • Designed music curriculum aligned with school district and state standards .
  • Implemented Sunshine State Standards in notation, rhythm, Solfege/Kodai, history, dance and piano skills.

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39. Grade Choir

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Here's how Grade Choir is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Conducted the 4th, 5th and 6th grade Choirs in both weekly rehearsals and spring concert.
  • Prepared 4th to 8th grade choir for outside performances and to lead mass.
  • Instructed second and third grade choir and third grade recorder class
  • Implemented, directed and accompanied a fifth grade choir.
  • Served as Director of the 5th Grade Choir.
  • Choir director for sixth through eighth grade choir.
  • Directed the fourth and fifth grade choir.
  • Rehearsed and instructed 4/5th grade choir.
  • Cultivated the 6th grade choir.
  • Established a 5th-6th grade choir.
  • Accompanied the 5th/6th grade choir on a singing tour to the V.A.
  • Middle school general music practicum for 1 semester Middle school 7th\8th grade choir practicum for 1 semester
  • Provided music education to grades K-5th Grade Oversaw, rehearsed, and conducted K-5th grade choirs
  • Teach Gifted 6th Grade Choir Leader of school Climate Team
  • Program in 6th Grade Choir .

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40. Music Director

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Here's how Music Director is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Filled in for the Music Director's position during her maternity leave which involved leading the congregation in worship for one month
  • Lead small recitals and acted as the music director for school theater productions as well as other professional productions.
  • Organized multiple class schedules, group performances, and lesson plans under guidance of the Music Director.
  • Served as assistant music director for the church.
  • Developed an introductory Recording curriculum and Directed and served as music director for 11 theatrical performances.
  • Served as music director for three musicals.

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41. Public Schools

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Here's how Public Schools is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Helped write instrumental curriculum for Livonia Public Schools.
  • Selected from competitive pool to join national teacher initiative to teach in public schools for a two-year commitment.
  • Grant writer receiving funding from: Chicago Public Schools (Cultural Arts Department), Chicago Foundation for
  • Contributed to development of Weymouth Public Schools Music Curriculum aligned with Massachusetts Frameworks 2000.
  • Worked as a band and orchestra teacher to students in grades 4-8 at several Moore County public schools.
  • Conduct Hartford Public Schools Honors Band concerts.

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42. Voice Lessons

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Here's how Voice Lessons is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed effective pedagogical methods to teach individual and small-group voice lessons for singers with developmental delays.
  • Prepared students for auditions, honor choirs, solos, and small ensembles through private voice lessons.
  • Instructed General, Choral and Voice Lessons in an at-risk urban, 6-12 receivership environment.
  • Teach private piano and voice lessons, as well as some theory and composition.
  • Teach weekly 30-minute or 1-hour private piano and voice lessons to individuals and groups.
  • Voice Lessons for 7th Grade & Voice NYSSMA Preparation.
  • Give voice lessons to Kids and Adults.
  • Voice lessons, beginning - advanced.
  • Home Business Teach violin, guitar, piano, and voice lessons to all ages.
  • Accompanied Conservatory students in voice lessons, juries, and recitals Conducted rehearsals

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43. EAR Training

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Here's how EAR Training is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Teach singing for varied repertoire with focus on intonation, ear training, and vocal flexibility.
  • Designed lesson plans in rhythm, melody, basic guitar theory, and ear training.!
  • Focus on ear training, repertoire building, and playing authentic styles.
  • Note recognition, pitch training, ear training and learning rhythm.
  • Provided ear training and sight singing, using the Kodaly Method.
  • Teach sight reading and ear training skills.

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44. K-4

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Here's how K-4 is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Organize, plan, and run rehearsals for annual Christmas and Spring programs for grades K-4
  • Facilitated state regulated curriculum in music for grades K-4 under Massachusetts Teaching License #433530.
  • Cast, direct, and perform school holiday plays for k-4th grade.
  • Provide music education and fun for, ~900 students, grades K-4.
  • General Music specialist; grades K-4, 1/2 time.
  • Implemented music curriculum in grades K-4th.
  • Teach general music grade K-4.
  • General music teacher for grades K-4
  • Field Experience for Teacher of the Handicapped - Worked in Language Arts & Math Resource Rooms with students from K-4.
  • Followed said curriculum and taught students entering preK-4th grade.

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45. Musical Concepts

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Here's how Musical Concepts is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Introduce musical concepts to them like note values, clapping along to songs, and various genres.
  • Substitute Teacher- Music Classes in extended hours of the school- General musical concepts to students of all levels
  • Teach music stories, singing, basic musical concepts, and art craft.
  • Provided education to all students to increase knowledge of musical concepts.
  • Worked together to instill knowledge of key musical concepts.
  • Teach musical concepts to kindergarten through third grade students.
  • developed musical curriculum for 2 - to 5-year-olds which incorporated preschool concepts as well as musical concepts
  • Illustrate basic musical concepts (e.g.
  • Undertake general teaching tasks.Illustrate basic musical concepts (e.g.
  • Present musical concepts and develop skills in children age 2 years through 4th grade- Prepare and conduct musical concerts with the children

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46. Percussion Ensemble

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Here's how Percussion Ensemble is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Created and led performances by student World Guitar Ensemble, World Percussion Ensemble, and Soul Band.
  • Directed Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Percussion Ensemble.
  • Honor Choir, Honor Percussion Ensemble.
  • Season Charter School's Percussion Ensemble.
  • Flute choir and percussion ensemble.
  • Acquired an invitation for Middle School choir to perform at the Aronoff Center; initiated Recycled Percussion ensemble.
  • Started Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Band - Taught students in Band the basics of playing and note-reading.
  • Steel Pan and Percussion Ensemble mini concert for Viva Brevard's Hispanic Heritage Festival.
  • Winter 2015 Planned and executed music rehearsal for band and percussion ensembles Conducted percussion ensemble music
  • Started a Percussion Ensemble, Heavy Metal Band, and "Girls Rock" Band.

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47. Music Technology

low Demand
Here's how Music Technology is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Incorporated Music Technology by means of vocal effort, lyrical compositions, and album compositions/development.
  • Create curriculum for before school music technology and ukulele classes
  • Created curriculum and taught high school electives which included Piano I-IV, Music History, Music Appreciation, and Music Technology.
  • Focused on music technology for the purposes of original compositions, preparation for public performances, and appreciation for chamber music.
  • Introduced students to music technology by utilizing computer programs for composing, recording, and mixing sound files.
  • Teach Music Technology classes after school for the Gifted and Talented (GATE Program).
  • Introduced students to music technology in the form of computer music software and iPad apps.
  • Incorporated music technology in day-to-day classroom activities and school music performances Maintained and repaired musical instruments.
  • Incorporated music technology into teaching to promote increased music literacy and cognition.
  • Step Team, Concert Choir, Small Vocal Ensemble, Music Technology and Composition, etc.)

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48. K-5Th

low Demand
Here's how K-5Th is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Developed and choreographed two musicals biannually incorporating over 100 students within grades k-5th.
  • General music education: basic notation, rhythms, Kodaly method, grades K-5th.
  • Created lesson plans and taught music to grades K-5th once a week.
  • Organized and coordinated music curriculum for entire elementary school, K-5th grade.
  • Provide music instruction to prek-5th grade students on a daily basis.
  • Worked with children aged K-5th grade in multiple schools.
  • Teach elementary students from K-5th grade about music fundamentals.
  • Teach Prek-5th grades general music.
  • Teach music curriculum to K-5th grade children Manage the discipline and behavior of approx.
  • Teach General/Choral classroom Music, PK-5th full time.

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49. JR

low Demand
Here's how JR is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Work with students to prepare songs for Elementary chapel days as well as Jr. High and High School chapel days.
  • Worked with Elementary, Jr. and Sr. High choral conductors accompanying on the piano.
  • Initiated a Jr. High Jazz Ensemble and increased participation for aspiring Jazz musicians.
  • Established, negotiated budget for and directed the Jr. High Choir.
  • Work with music and theatre staff in preparing choral concerts and in putting on Broadway Jr. shows and instrumental concerts.
  • Co-directed musical production of Annie Jr. for grades 6-8 with dance and theater professionals .
  • Directed, choreographed and managed school musical production of Willy Wonka, Jr.

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50. Musical Productions

low Demand
Here's how Musical Productions is used in Music Teacher jobs:
  • Directed Musical Productions, Taught General Music/Theory
  • Provided accompaniment for student musical productions.
  • Organized and directed three musical productions each school year involving every student in the school in accordance with state curriculum standards.
  • Prepared two large musical productions annually; one full-school performance and one theatrical performance that was audition only.
  • Organized new choir/musical productions/general music classes in the public school in a depressed area of New York.
  • Established new concerts for students in grades 1-5, with several original musical productions.
  • Coordinated large scale dramatic play and musical productions for several Seattle area schools.
  • Full musical productions - one per grade resulting in seven a year.
  • Planned, directed, and staged several musical productions throughout the year.
  • Produced and directed three musical productions throughout the year.
  • Directed and accompanied concerts, and school musical productions.
  • Directed various musical productions from 1998 to 2003.
  • Directed Christmas and Spring musical productions.
  • Directed all school musical productions.
  • Designed music curricula for grades 1-8 Incorporated learning strategies for basic theory for grades 1 - 8 Directed musical productions bi-yearly

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20 Most Common Skill for a Music Teacher

Lesson Plans18.7%
Classroom Management15.7%
Grade General Music11.1%
General Music Curriculum9.4%
Music Theory7.5%
Bass Guitar6%
General Music Classes4.9%
Music Program4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Music Teacher

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
15.3%
15.3%
2
2
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
12.9%
12.9%
3
3
Grade General Music
Grade General Music
9%
9%
4
4
General Music Curriculum
General Music Curriculum
7.7%
7.7%
5
5
Music Theory
Music Theory
6.1%
6.1%
6
6
Bass Guitar
Bass Guitar
4.9%
4.9%
7
7
General Music Classes
General Music Classes
4%
4%
8
8
Music Program
Music Program
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Kindergarten
Kindergarten
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Music History
Music History
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Music Education
Music Education
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
K-8
K-8
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Music Appreciation
Music Appreciation
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Vocal Music
Vocal Music
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
Grade Level
Grade Level
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Taught Piano
Taught Piano
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Music Department
Music Department
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Orff
Orff
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
K-5
K-5
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
K-6
K-6
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Pre-K
Pre-K
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
General Music Instruction
General Music Instruction
1%
1%
25
25
Band Program
Band Program
1%
1%
26
26
Drama
Drama
1%
1%
27
27
Choral Music
Choral Music
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Elementary Schools
Elementary Schools
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Elementary Music
Elementary Music
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Mathematics
Mathematics
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
K-12
K-12
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Student Learning
Student Learning
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Special Events
Special Events
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Curriculum Development
Curriculum Development
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Band Members
Band Members
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Musical Performances
Musical Performances
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
State Standards
State Standards
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Grade Choir
Grade Choir
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Music Director
Music Director
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Public Schools
Public Schools
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Voice Lessons
Voice Lessons
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
EAR Training
EAR Training
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
K-4
K-4
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Musical Concepts
Musical Concepts
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Percussion Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Music Technology
Music Technology
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
K-5Th
K-5Th
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
JR
JR
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Musical Productions
Musical Productions
0.3%
0.3%

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