Job Description

Job Title
Substitute Instrumental Music Teacher
School / Department
Whole School
Job Status
Salary Code
Work Days / Hours
As needed
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
David Bolton, Principal
Requisition Number

The position is primarily responsible for managing and delivering lessons according to the lesson plans developed by regular teachers, in the absence of regular teachers.

DBGS welcomes applicants that are qualified and have teaching experience including:

* Brass (especially trumpet and brass horn)
* Strings (violin, viola, and double bass)
* Piano

Job Duties

The successful applicants will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.

  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.

  • Confer with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.

  • Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

  • Proficient in playing one or more instruments

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Prior experience as a Music Teacher
  • Experience with MS Office/Excel/Google docs


  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral