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Music Teacher - FRMS Middle School

Fern Ridge School District

Fern Ridge School District is currently seeking applicants for a full-time music teacher at Fern Ridge Middle School.   

Qualifications: The assignment is a 1.0 FTE music teaching position at the middle school level.  The successful candidate will hold or be able to obtain the appropriate license and endorsement in the State of Oregon and have a thorough understanding of best practices in teaching. Must be willing to provide evidence of compliance with all Oregon Health Authority requirements for school employees.

Candidate should have thorough knowledge of performance skills on all brass, woodwind and percussion instruments with demonstrated expertise in the area of vocal music and a thorough knowledge of traditional musical styles. 

Responsibilities: Create a vibrant learning community where our students can develop musical skills and techniques.  Prepare students for all performances and provides for band participation at concerts.  Establish good relationships with students, parents and facility.  Implement state standards and provide instruction that promotes skill development, knowledge and reasoning. FRSD teachers model and teach respect with an awareness of diversity.  This position also performs other duties as required.

Application Requirements:  Applicants for this position are accepted through Frontline.  

Please be prepared to upload the following documents into Frontline:

- Current Resume'
- Copy of College Transcripts
- Four (4) Letters of Recommendation
- Copy of Teaching License

Position Details: This position is open until filled.  

Compensation: Salary Range: $39,431 to $75,713 (depending on experience and education)

There are many benefits to eligible Fern Ridge School District employees including:

Paid Personal Days
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
Flexible spending account
403B and PERS. 

For more information visit the Staff page of our website and click on Employee Benefits at
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:  Fern Ridge School District 28J does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender or sexual orientation in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as require by state and federal law.  If you have any concerns or complaints, please contact Human Resources at 541-935-2253 Ext 1203.

Veterans:  A copy of the applicants Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pensions.

Disabled Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicant’s veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).
For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted at the time of application submission.

Contact Information:
Fern Ridge School District 28J
Human Resources Department
88834 Territorial Road
Elmira, OR 97437

Phone:           541-935-2253 Ext. 1203

Information is available at the District Office, 88834 Territorial Rd., Elmira, OR 97437, (541) 935-2253 Ext. 203, or or you can email Michelle Smith at

Fern Ridge School District Is An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran’s Preference Employer.

For Veteran’s Preference, contact the District Office for information on required documentation.