Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

  • High School Music Teacher - Miramar Campus

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/6/2018 2:14 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Teacher - Elementary
  • Overview

    Teaching Opportunity


    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

     High School Music Teacher


    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,000 students from pre-K through 12th grade.


    CNCA is currently seeks candidates who are committed to serving in under-resourced communities.  We are seeking teachers who embrace research-based, innovative curricular frameworks such as a balanced literacy approach and conceptual based math.  Our approach to teaching and learning involves a deep commitment to ongoing teacher professional development, and collaboration.  Teachers must be visionaries, eager to be in the forefront of educational practices and must embrace the challenge of demonstrating that public education in a low-income, primarily immigrant, multilingual community can succeed.  Special Education teachers must believe in a full-inclusion, co-teaching model and be willing to work closely with general education teachers to provide an equitable education for all students. Teachers will receive a competitive salary, healthcare and retirement benefits.


    Teachers will perform a full range of duties, including but not limited to:

    • Plan and deliver instruction for assigned music courses
    • Prepare and implement lesson plans that align to the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards in Music as well as cross-curricular grade level themes as applicable
    • Regularly assess student progress to refine and differentiate instruction
    • Develop and execute culminating experiences for students such as recitals, concerts, etc.
    • Foster a positive environment of learning and growth that is motivational for beginning and advanced music students
    • Assist in the development of art and music curriculum standards and mapping across the school
    • Create and execute a scope and sequence, long term plans, and unit plans in collaboration with central Programs team
    • Participate in coaching, collaborative meetings, and professional development opportunities to improve music program and instruction
    • Communicate frequently with students, students’ families, colleagues and other stakeholders
    • Work closely with children and their families to promote personal growth and success
    • Maintain regular, punctual attendance


    Applicants who possess the following will make the strongest candidates:

    • Bachelor’s Degree and Single Subject credential-Music 
    • Degree or significant experience in music education
    • Have experience implementing school music programs and directing musical performance
    • Proficiency in at least one area of music performance—instrumental, vocal, etc.
    • California Teaching Credential or equivalent or be enrolled in a credentialing program
    • Demonstrated success in the classroom with English Language learners
    • Educational vision for and experience with low-income and /or minority students
    • Passion for working with children and their families
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

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    * Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified person shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion. *


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