Vocal Music Teacher Grades K-5

Crete Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the position of vocal music teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Benefits include paid health insurance, long term disability insurance, and personal and sick leave. 

Essential Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Nebraska Teaching Certificate with music endorsement 
  • Satisfactory completion of criminal background check

Essential Functions: 

  • Regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job
  • Perform the identified tasks 
  • Posses and utilize knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the identified work activities


Job Tasks:

  • Use gestures to shape the music being played, communicating desired tempo, phrasing, tone, color, pitch, volume, and other performance aspects.
  • Direct groups at rehearsals and live or recorded performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance dynamics, rhythm, and tempo.
  • Plan and schedule performances, and arrange details such as locations, accompanists, and instrumentalists.
  • Consider such factors as ensemble size and abilities, availability of scores, and the need for musical variety, to select music to be performed.
  • Study scores to learn the music in detail, and to develop interpretations.
  • Position members within groups to obtain balance among instrumental or vocal sections.
  • Transcribe musical compositions and melodic lines to adapt them to a particular group, or to create a particular musical style.
  • Prepare and perform grade level performances. 
  • Audition and select performers for musical presentations.
  • Meet with soloists to discuss and prepare for performances.

Teaching Tasks: 

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students and administration.
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions, demonstrations and other appropriate methods for the subject area.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and tests to evaluate students’ progress.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning for all students, including students with individual education plans, using approved curricula. 
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students’ behavioral and academic needs.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
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Additional Information

Position Title: Vocal Music Teacher Grades K-5

Job ID#: 385

Assignment: Elementary and Intermediate School

Reports to: Building Principals 

Date Available: 2021-2022 School Year

Contact Information

Crete Public Schools
920 Linden Ave
Crete, Nebraska 68333

Meagan Kershner
(p) (402) 826-5855

How to Apply

Apply online at www.creteschools.org.