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Date Posted: 2017-03-09
Position Title: Assistant Band Director
Academic Level: Other
District/School/Community: Needville ISD
Location: Needville, Texas
Position Description: Assistant Band Director
(Grades 6-12)
With an Emphasis in Woodwinds Pedagogy

*Please CC finleyl@needvilleisd.com, for all resume submissions.

Primary Purpose:
To assist in the coordination and facilitation for the band program, with respect to the overall band and all woodwind activities, so that each student is provided the opportunity to achieve the music knowledge and skills that will lead to a lifetime of music appreciation.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
o Direct High School, Junior High School and Middle School instrumental performers, including concert band, soloists, and ensembles.
o Assist with band participation at extra-curricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL activities.
o Instruct at High School, Junior High School and Middle School as assigned.
o Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to determine program effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responds to student needs.
o Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all band equipment.
o Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
o Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
o Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
o Comply with federal and state laws, State Board for Education Certification (SBEC) rule, Texas Education Agency and UIL rules, and board policy pertaining to band.
o Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips.
o Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
o Maintain professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
o Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
o Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
o Apply and enforce student discipline in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
o Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
o Perform other duties as assigned.


General Qualification Guidelines

Education/Certification/Experience:
o Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
o Valid Texas teaching certificate.
o Experience would be a plus.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
o Knowledge of all UIL and TEA rules pertaining to band and knowledge of band instructional techniques and pedagogy.
o Skill in instructional, communication, public relations and organization.
o Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data and advance knowledge by attending workshops, conventions, and staff development sessions.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands:
o May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
o Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
o Maintain emotional control under stress.
o Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
o Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
o Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
o Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
o Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
o Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis.
o Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
Position Salary: TBD
Contact Person: Charles Roehling - Director of Personnel
Contact Phone #: 979-793-4308
Contact Email Address: roehlingc@needvilleisd.com

Please feel free to contact the Texas Bandmasters Association office via email at justiny@texasbandmasters.org or by telephone at 210-492-8878 / toll-free 866-944-8922 should you require any additional assistance with this application.