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Date Posted: 2017-04-12
Position Title: Assistant Band Director
Academic Level: High School
District/School/Community: Ferris High School
Location: Ferris, Texas
Position Description: Ferris ISD is seeking enthusiastic, energetic and hardworking applicants for the Assistant Band Director position at the High School. This is a team-teaching position with responsibilities on the High School & Junior High campuses. Currently, we anticipate the successful candidate to teach the 2nd band at the High School, possibly direct a middle school band and teach two homogenous beginner classes, however, we have the flexibility to tailor the duties to maximize the strengths of the entire team.

Desired Qualifications:
1) Bachelor's Degree in Music, Music Education or Music Performance from an accredited institution
2) At least 3 years teaching experience.
3) Texas teachers certificate
4) Background in WW's or Percussion preferred, but all candidates will be considered regardless of specialty.

In addition to the above, additional qualifications such as music arrangement/composition, drill writing, DCI, Colorguard etc. are helpful but not at all required. The best teacher will be selected, regardless of musical background, training and/or experience. Must have a CDL or willing to obtain a CDL.

The Program:
The Ferris ISD Band program continues to grow each year. We anticipate having 135 in the High School program next year. We start with homogenous beginner classes in 6th grade, continue into 3 ability-based bands at the Junior High and conclude with 2 ability-based bands at the High School. We anticipate starting a 3rd concert band at the High School within 1-2 years. In addition to growth in quantity, there has been a growth in quality. The successful candidate has the opportunity to help in growing and molding a great program that has tremendous administrative support.

Please apply online at http://www.ferrisisd.org and send résumé and cover letter to Jennifer Kofahl, jdkofahl@ferrisisd.org. While all applications and résumés will be carefully considered, please be advised that not all candidates will be contacted and/or interviewed.

Ferris ISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position Salary: District pay scale + experience + stipend + extra days
Contact Person: Jennifer Kofahl - Director of Bands
Contact Phone #: 972-544-3737
Contact Email Address: jdkofahl@ferrisisd.org

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.