Music Teacher - Debaga

Posted almost 2 years ago by Qandil Swedish Humanitarian Aid
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO


  • Teaches skills in music understanding/appreciation, harmony, explorations in music and choral music to elementary pupils.

  • Plans/executes a balanced music program and organizes class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted  time.

  • Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the music curriculum to the needs of each pupil.

  • Encourages students to develop individual musical skills to the greatest extent   possible.

  • Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of  pupils.

  • Maintains care/responsibility for school‐owned music, musical instruments and equipment to prevent loss or abuse.

  • Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as  required.

  • Evaluates each pupil’s musical growth, performance, and musical  understanding.

  • Assesses each individual’s contribution to the performance of the  group.

  • Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities: Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance learning and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.

  • Cooperation with Building Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal  programs.

  • Communicates with parents and school staff on individual student’s   progress.



  • Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various   configurations.

  • Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of  time.

  • Ability to see for purposes of reading music, correspondence, documents and printed matter and observing students.

  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal  levels.

  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal   conversation.

  • Ability to bend, crouch, kneel to assist students pushing/pulling and lifting of musical equipment and supplies, sitting in chairs and/or floor and reaching in all  directions.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Ability to carry up to 25 pounds.

  • Moderate to high stress level.


Environmental Conditions:

  • Work is predominantly in multi‐purpose room/classroom, school   environment.

  • Temperature – normal climate.

  • Contacts: Daily contact with students, teachers and school  staff.

  • Regular/occasional contact with parents, community members and outside agency   personnel.




  • Fluency in Arabic. Knowledge in English and Kurdish is  desirable.

  • MA or BA in Music is required.

  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and  efficiency

  • Ability to identify and measure  material

  • Ability to produce quality products  consistently

  • Ability to follow instructions given both verbally and in written  form

  • Willingness to learn and work to the best of his/her abilities as well as dependable work   ethic

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs and  uses

  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, calipers, tape measures and angle  gauges.

  • Ensure work is done safely and meets quality  standards.

  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and   facilities.

  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given  task.

  • Follow all safety rules and quality  standards

  • Ability to read and interpret documents furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to factional equivalents and fractions to decimal equivalents.

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QANDIL is a not-for-profit, non-governmental, non-political, and non-religious Swedish humanitarian aid organization that was founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. Initially focusing on raising awa...

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