Vocal Music Teacher (.4 FTE), Substitute Teacher (.6 FTE) Junior High

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  • Bachelors Degree with an emphasis in Music
  • Valid Nebraska Certificate with an endorsement in Vocal Music
  • Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate

REPORTS TO:  Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:  Building Administrator

JOB GOAL:  To organize and conduct a learning program which will enable students to master appropriate levels of subject matter, skills and appreciation of music.  The teacher shall make a contribution which will assist the student in the development of a positive self image and enjoyment of leisure time as an adult.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Nine-month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION:  Evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the district’s Personnel Evaluation Policy




  • Plans instructional objectives and activities consistent with music curriculum guidelines
  • Directs and supervises small and large group activities
  • Supervises the behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well-being of students and staff
  • Selects materials suitable for the objectives
  • Shows concern for all students, not just those displaying talent
  • Keeps accurate attendance and progress records
  • Utilizes a variety of analytical and evaluative techniques in auditioning and placement of students
  • Communicates a positive support of the students in their musical development
  • Relates with staff, parents and community through positive professional cooperation
  • Supervises and provides private music lessons, if time permits
  • Arranges transportation of performance groups to various locations
  • Maintains and replaces costumes and other related items as needed
  • Plans, organizes, rehearses and conducts in-school and out-of-school performances of small and large groups
  • Conduct daily and/or weekly instructional sessions for vocal groups
  • Recognizes the role model influence of the teacher over the student


  • Prepare and submit budget for groups, travel, equipment and supplies
  • Suggest recommendation for the continuing review and development of curriculum
  • Actively participate at scheduled staff meetings and serve on educational committees
  • Assume responsibility for periodic conferences with parents
  • Remain current with professional training and show evidence of regular professional growth
  • Performs extra duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the appropriate administrator
  • Recognizes the extra curriculum program as integral to the educational development of the student

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory):

  • Strong auditory acuity for music direction, auditioning, etc.
  • Ability to lead and supervise large and small groups
  • Musical performance talent
  • Skills in oral and written communication, organization, human relations, assessment and evaluation
  • Ability to deal with stress
  • Availability for extra hours duty

Zone 3





Additional Information

2021-2022 School Year

Please see the Norfolk Public School Certified Employees compensation and contract page


Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 Option 3
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please complete the application process through the Norfolk Public Schools website: