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Music Instructor (0.30 FTE Continuing)

Maverick School

Competition #3416

The Chinook School Division requires a part time (.30 FTE) continuing Music Instructor at Maverick School beginning August 27, 2024. Maverick School is an alternative, student driven, academic high school (Grade 10-12) with 6 teachers.

The Chinook School Division is proud to serve nearly 6,000 students in 60 schools, with over 1,000 collegial and student-centered teachers and support staff. We are a vibrant and progressive school division located within Saskatchewan's great Southwest. Our Division is committed to our guiding principles; Communication, Shared Responsibility, Positive Relationships and Ongoing Monitoring and Improvement. The Division affirms the right of all students and staff to be contributing members of a school community that is safe, caring and respectful of all people.

Chinook Is Committed To Supporting Diversity And Inclusion In Our Schools And... Workplace As Indicated In AP 176. Successful Candidates Are Expected To

demonstrate an understanding of the importance of supporting a welcoming environment;

present a positive attitude towards inclusion and diversity;

identify opportunities to support inclusion and diversity and;

take meaningful action.


Demonstrated knowledge of Maverick School;

Providing instruction with multiple instruments: guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, and drums;

Instructional focus is contemporary pop, rock, and rap music;

The ability to teach from the beginner to the advanced levels;

Knowledge of music production, beat making, songwriting, and performance would be an asset;

Knowledge of Applied Control Theory would be considered an asset;

Experience working in an alternative learning environment;

Effective interpersonal and communication skills;

Willingness and ability to work collaboratively in a team teach scenario and an ability to work in a team environment;

A teaching philosophy that reflects a constructivist and cooperative learning approach;

Ability to work effectively within an environment which includes developing meaningful and productive relationships with students, parents, PLC’s, professionals and community service agencies;

Demonstrated ability to connect with youth in a student-centered learning environment in addition to having an interest or willingness to connect with students outside of the classroom;

Certified as a Teacher in good standing in Saskatchewan or the ability to be certified is a requirement.

Interested applicants are asked to Apply Online via the Chinook online employment page found at www.chinooksd.ca/Employment . Please upload a cover letter addressed to Ken Garinger, Superintendent of Human Resources (indicating competition #3416 ), a résumé, complete with three references and any supporting documents by as soon as possible. The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. For more information about this position, please contact Principal, Jayne Nicholson at (306)778-9260 or Angela Hermanson, Superintendent of Schools at (306)778-9200.

Successful applicants must agree to a criminal records check including a vulnerable sector search.

While all applications are appreciated, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the Director or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer
Swift Current SK


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