Corte Madera School

Instrumental Music Teacher (Band)
1.00 FTE
*Applicants interested in a part time assignment (no less than 0.60 FTE)will be considered*
Corte Madera School, Portola Valley CA   94028   (4th – 8th Grades)

186 Days per 24024-25 academic calendar

A valid California multiple subject credential with the appropriate Music authorization, OR a Music single subject credential is required for this position.

SALARY: Range $82,130 to $137,250 depending on education and experience, plus $2000 stipend each for MA, PhD and National Board Certification. Comprehensive health and welfare benefit package.
Plus $6,000 signing bonus. (Bonus paid in $2,000 increments over 3 years.)

START DATE:  August 14, 2024

For additional information about this position, please contact Karen Lucian at

A complete application file must include:

Corte Madera School is seeking an Instrumental Music teacher to join the Portola Valley school community. The exact schedule for this position and FTE will be set over the summer., but less than full time is acceptable.
The ideal applicant must be a skilled organizer and collaborator, enthusiastic about interacting with engaged families, and take an active role in shaping the school’s growth, policies and educational practices. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of instrumental music education, and will possess a strong ability to design and implement rich, engaging, and relevant teaching units.

  1. Knowledge of and experience in implementing an array of best practices related to instrumental music instruction.
  2. Knowledge of the Common Core and California State Content Standards.
  3. Ability to design and/or use a variety of assessment tools and techniques to guide instruction.
  4. Interest in working in a school community with a high degree of parent/family participation.
  5. Commitment and ability to attend committee meetings, lead school-wide initiatives, utilize parents as volunteers in the classroom.