Carpenter Community Charter


Parents for Carpenter, a 501(c)(3) non-profit parent-led volunteer organization and fundraising arm of Carpenter Community Charter is seeking a dynamic, dedicated, and energetic Music teacher for our 2nd-5th grade elementary students for the 2021-2022 school year.  Parents or Carpenter is immediately hiring a part-time elementary school music teacher to perform the following:

  • Implement a 2nd – 5th grade music curriculum in accordance with CA Performing Arts Standards (VAPA), integrating multi-cultural music activities and supporting core curriculum content
  • Collaborate with administration, LAUSD classroom teachers, and creative movement teacher
  • Partner with the current TK-1st grade music teacher, and oversee the TK-1st grade curriculum
  • Oversee and direct upcoming holiday program and other school productions.
  • Verbally communicate with students in a positive manner
  • Startup and run after school Choir Program (4th and 5th grade)

Music Teacher Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning required
  • Work authorization in the US required
  • Warm, enthusiastic, inspirational educator who can serve as a role model to elementary school students
  • Music background and ability to play piano or other supporting instrument
  • Love for children and music
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Growth minded
  • Collaborative

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination required per LAUSD requirements.

Music Teacher will be employed by Parents for Carpenter but will teach all students at Carpenter Community Charter and work closely with the LAUSD grade level teachers.

Hours: Teaching is in person, wearing masks 7:45am – 2:30pm three days per week in the dedicated music room at Carpenter Community Charter (Wed, Th & Fri), Now – June 2022, plus curriculum preparation time

Salary: Salary scale is based on experience and education ($35-50 per hour)

Benefits: No benefits and no health insurance offered

To apply, please email your resume to