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CEMS Instrumental Music Instructor

TITLE: CEMS Instrumental Music Instructor


  1. Hold a valid State of Maine Criminal History Records Check Approval.

  2. Background in music with experience in teaching jazz improvisation.

REPORTS TO: Building Principal or Assistant Principal


  1. Jazz Band enrollment: 25-30 students (7th & 8th grade).

  2. Jazz Class: 12-15 students (7th & 8th grade).

  3. Honors Festival: 5-15 students.

  4. Memorial Day Parade: 150 students.


These groups provide extra opportunities for interested students over and above the normal band classes during the school day. They allow some students to have additional performance experience. The Memorial Day Parade allows the students to give back to the community and develop community pride. (Doing something for others).

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching of before and after school instrumental groups to include:

  1. Jazz band(s) rehearsals and performances.

  2. 7th grade Jazz Class.

  3. Taking students to Honors Festival auditions and the festival (involves 2 bus trips).

  4. Memorial Day Parade.

  5. Evening Concerts, Instrument Rental Night.


Twelve months per year with compensation in accordance with the fee structure of the negotiated Cape Elizabeth Education Association agreement.


The basis of the evaluation will be the extent to which the performance responsibilities of the job are successfully handled and the extent to which yearly action plans and job goals are met. The Middle School Administrative Team will perform the evaluation. 


The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

Approved:  November 9, 2010