Substitute Music Teacher

Catholic Schools Office - Multiple Locations - Omaha

POSITION TITLE: Substitute Music Teacher
DEPARTMENT: Music in Catholic Schools
REPORTS TO: Coordinator, Music in Catholic Schools

POSITION STATUS: Part-Time, Temporary

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides instrumental music teaching on an as-needed basis for schools participating in Music in Catholic Schools (MCS), Archdiocese of Omaha.

• Teach instrumental music, using sound and effective educational methods when the regular MCS teacher is unable to teach
• Implement MCS curriculum
• Maintain student progress and attendance records
• Supervise students during MCS events, activities, and class time
• Identify educational needs of students and attend to those specific needs with individualized teaching strategies

• Knowledge of traditional and modern theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music
• Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and teaching design, instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of teaching effects
• Selecting and using instructional methods and procedures appropriate for specific situations
• Monitoring and assessing of self and student performance to make improvements
• Motivating, encouraging, and directing others toward educational goals
• Ability to explain musical concepts in multiple ways and using multiple methods
• Ability to arrange things in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., musical scores)

• Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, Instrumental Music emphasis
• Nebraska Teaching Certificate, endorsement in music

TRAVEL: 5% from school to school as teaching schedule dictates.

HOURS OF WORK: The Substitute will be expected to teach students throughout the school day for each day they are assigned to work.


Employees of the of the Archdiocese of Omaha will have knowledge of the Catholic faith, a willingness to work for a Catholic, faith-based organization and adhere to the policies of the Archdiocese of Omaha. Employees will not publicly oppose the teachings of the Catholic faith nor publicly advocate for any position in conflict with Catholic teaching, or the specific positions of the Archdiocese of Omaha or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This requirement includes any public speech, demonstration or writing including the use of social media or other digital technologies.