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Music Teacher

Crown Beach Academy
Lagos, Nigeria
December 05, 2016

The music teacher must be a passionate individual who teaches children and adults to sing or play instruments.


Illustrate basic musical concepts (e.g. time and rhythm) for students through activities such as playing recorded music or playing an instrument in class accompanied by students

Design creative activities to allow students to experience different musical styles, interpret musical scores, and compose their own music

Incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work to engage students, keep classes focused and infuse a lasting desire to learn

Provide aural training through the performance of music, talks, discussion, practical music, and written assignments

Introduce individual students to particular instruments and assess students’ needs in regard to instrumental training

Sets up and conducts school choirs and orchestras and concert bands

Follow the school’s policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline and refuse to tolerate classroom disruptions

Share responsibility for grade level and school-wide activities

Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years teaching experience is required

Ideal candidate will have teaching experience in an urban environment

Must have specific knowledge of music curriculum; experience teaching African drums, jazz, and/or contemporary music

Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate musical concepts and instructions clearly

Proficiency in at least one instrument

Enthusiasm for music and teaching