Full Time Music Teacher K-3 Grades for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

St. Mary’s Springs Academy seeking a full time Music teacher for grades K-3 for the 24-25 academic year, beginning August 13, 2024.

St. Mary’s Springs Academy in Fond du Lac, WI, is working to ensure that all students are ready to meet global challenges and become leaders for tomorrow. We are committed to inspire students to live a purpose filled life and are seeking outstanding leaders, teachers, support staff, and district employees who desire to make a difference in the lives of students. In support of the mission and culture of distributive leadership, we aspire to create, this individual will: exemplify our core values, serve to educate and be empowered by shared leadership and treat all with dignity and respect.  With nearly 600 students in grades PreK-8, we are confident that you can find your place at St. Mary’s Springs Academy.

This position will work alongside quality educators and a collaborative team of music teachers through grade 8 and beyond.

SMSA is seeking a teacher certified as a licensed instructor.  Licensure in General Music in the State of Wisconsin is preferred.

A successful candidate understands and has experience in current practices and methodologies in Elementary Education. The candidate must also have a desire to work collaboratively with colleagues, be willing to be flexible and inclusive, successfully integrate technology into teaching practices, and differentiate instruction and assessment. The candidate also must be willing to help create an environment where students are encouraged to explore their creative side and be willing to include Catholic teachings and practices when appropriate.


Teaching & Learning – Candidate must understand the Wisconsin Academic Standards for Fine Arts; establish clear learning targets for weekly lesson plans for grades Kindergarten through grade 3; build rigorous aligned assessments and consistently implement instructional best practices; and facilitate instruction leading to successful students to grow into our music program.  We believe music gives students the opportunity to be creative, develop discipline, challenge their talents, and have an appreciation of the music itself and its composers.

Application Procedure:
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, copy of current teaching license, reference letters and a completed application (www.smsacademy.org) to:

St. Mary’s Springs Academy
Attn: Principal Kelnhofer
255 County Road K
Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Or email pwinkler@smsacademy.org or FAX 920-921-5908.

Compensation Notes:

Salary commensurate with experience. Fifty percent tuition remission. Competitive benefits package including health insurance, retirement benefits, etc. Benefits subject to eligibility criteria.

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