La Scuola International School

2018/19 Preschool Music Teacher, part-time - San Francisco

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Active since 01-03-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location San Francisco Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 6 - 8 Salary DOE

La Scuola International School is seeking a vibrant, collaborative music teacher needed to teach twelve 30-minute music classes per week to preschool children ages 3-5 in collaboration with classroom teachers and under the direction of the Music Coordinator.


The successful candidate will be comfortable singing music from around the world with an emphasis on Italian-language music. The Music Teacher will support classroom learning objectives as well as plan and implement her/his stand-alone curriculum with support of the Music Coordinator and IB-PYP coordinator.

This position begins in August 2018.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Music or Education required
  • Previous experience working with children required
  • Familiarity and experience with various music teaching philosophies/modalities (Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze) preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with educational philosophies/frameworks (Reggio Emilia, IB) strongly desired.

Required Skills

  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English
  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian preferred but not required
  • Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality records

Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, and provide recent copy of a negative TB test and other immunization records.

This position is part-time.

Compensation depends on qualifications and experience. The school also offers retirement and commuter benefits. 

To be considered for the position, please apply with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. 


Non-Discrimination Policy:
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.

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This listing is a part-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords prek, preschool teacher, music, teacher, school, IB, international baccalaureate, reggio emilia

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Name Federica Lentini