Monroe County Schools - Full-Time April 25th

51036 Teacher, Music

  • Position Type:
    Instructional High School/Music – Band
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Marathon Middle/High School
  • Date Available:
  • Additional Information:
    Teach in the heart of the Florida Keys!
    Marathon Middle/High School is seeking a music teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Start Date: August 5, 2024.
    We are seeking to build a marching band program. Additional opportunites exists for choir, jazz band, steel drums, and guitar.
    Address: 350 Sombrero Beach Road, Marathon, FL 33050
    This teaching position reaches students in grades 6-12.
    Salary: Base Salary ranging from $61,500-$101,700, commensurate with experience. Details provided in the attachment.
    Benefits: Explore our employee benefits guide for comprehensive details, with insurance rates conveniently listed on page 11.
    Retirement:Choose between the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan or Investment Plan.

    Eligibility forFlorida certificationis required. Florida certification inMusic (grades K-12)is a prerequisite for teaching in field.The Bureau of Educator Certification has developed instructional videos to guide applicants through the certification process, covering topics such as Florida&rsquos Online Educator Certification System Set-up and the Florida Teacher Certification Application. Visit login or create a new user account.

    .How to Become FL Certified in Music (Grades K-12):

    1. Out-of-State Certification: If you hold an unexpired, out-of-state, professional educator certificate in this subject area, please apply for Florida reciprocity.
    2. Music Major: Commonly accepted bachelor&#39s (or higher degree) majors for a Florida temporary educator certificate include:Applied Music, Instrumental Music, Music, Music Education, Piano or other major instrument, Vocal Music, Voice, Composition (music), Percussion.
    3. Other Majors: For other degree majors, passing the FTCE Subject Area Exam in Music K-12 is required. This computer based test is 80 multiple-choice questions and 2.5 hours. Free sample questions are available here. Visit the testing website further details. Locate a test center. If at first you don&#39t succeed, you may retest every 30 days. The exam costs $150, unless you have an approved Military Vet or Spouse Certification Fee Waiver or Retired First Responder Fee Waiver.

Salary: $61500-$101700..
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