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Website Oakcrest School Vienna, Virginia

Oakcrest School, an independent school for girls in grades 6-12 guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church, located in Vienna, Virginia, seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher committed to and supportive of the mission of Oakcrest and the spirituality of Opus Dei to join our Visual and Performing Art Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Year-long sessions of Middle School Choral Music Classes, Upper School Concert Chorus, Music Appreciation
  • Act as musical director for shows in collaboration with the Theatre Director and collaborate with the Visual and Performing Arts Department on an Evening of the Arts as well as department goals.
  • Prepare, direct, and accompany Liturgical Choirs (Middle and Upper schools) for weekly Mass, special holy days, and other school-wide Masses.
  • Musical direction responsibilities include overseeing all musical aspects of the annual Middle School and Upper School shows including teaching the music/vocal coaching, accompanying rehearsals, preparing and directing the performance ensemble, and overseeing the sound technology, as well as working in conjunction with the Theatre Director and Production Team in selecting appropriate shows, conducting auditions, and supervising students during rehearsals and performances.
  • Enhance school celebrations with music (Awards Day, Junior Ring, etc).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Education (or related degree with teaching experience/training) with a choral conducting emphasis or experience conducting choral ensembles (Master’s preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience and proficiency in choral methods
  • Piano proficiency
  • Experience directing musicals
  • Familiarity with sound technology
  • Arranging skills
  • Ensemble travel experience abroad

Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, résumé and a list of at least three current references to: employment@oakcrest.org. Please include “Choral Music Position” in the subject headline.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@oakcrest.org

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