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Date Posted: 2018-05-14
Position Title: Assistant Band Director
Academic Level: Middle School
District/School/Community: Boerne ISD
Location: Boerne, Texas
Position Description: Position: Band Director, Assistant Contact: Jon Rickman, Directors Bands - Boerne Middle School North
Academic Level: MS / JH Address: 240 West Johns Rd
Boerne, TX 78006
ISD or School: Boerne ISD Phone: 830-357-3200
Salary: Fax:
ISD Website: https://boerneisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=131 Email: jonathan.rickman@boerneisd.net
Posting Date: 05/14/2018
Comments: Position Summary
Assist in the direction and management of band program. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular band activities and ensure compliance with all state, UIL, and district requirements. Assist in the development and implementation of music activities to achieve district, region, and state recognition. Woodwind specialty preferred

Education/Certification
-Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
-Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
-Demonstrated competency in instrumental music
-Current automatic external defibrillator (AED) certificate and CPR

Special Knowledge/Skills
-Knowledge of overall operation of band program
-Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing band
-Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Experience
Three years teaching and band directing experience preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties
Instructional Strategies
Direct instrumental performers, including concert band, soloists, and ensembles.
Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in band.
Provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL.
Support band booster club activities.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Work with other member of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
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.
STUDENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Be a positive role model for students and support mission of the school district.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION
Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Manage student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips activities and arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

COMMUNICATION
Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

BUDGET AND INVENTORY
Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.
Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.
Oversee cleaning, repairing, and storing of all instruments and equipment.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and board policy in the band area.
Supervisory Responsibilities
None


Working Conditions
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of instruments, band equipment, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment; work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent district and statewide travel

Environment: Work outside and inside; exposure to extreme temperatures (hot, cold, and inclement weather), humidity, and prolonged sunlight; work on uneven or slippery surfaces; frequent exposure to noise

Salary Information
Wage status: Exempt
Pay grade: Teacher Pay Scale
Months: 10
Days: 187
Terms: Contractual
Position Salary:
Contact Person: Jon Rickman - Director of Bands - Boerne MS North
Contact Phone #: 830-357-3126
Contact Email Address: jonathan.rickman@boerneisd.net

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