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Date Posted: 2018-05-15
Position Title: Band Director
Academic Level: High School
District/School/Community: Brooks County ISD
Location: Falfurrias, Texas
Position Description: Falfurrias High School is looking for an energetic and collaborative director who will lead all aspects of the high school bands and assist with the middle school band. Applicants should be able to work with all fine arts staff, campus and district-level administration, community members, and parents. Falfurrias is a 3A high school located in Brooks County which is 78 miles southwest of Corpus Christi. The Falfurrias High School band program has seen success at many levels including UIL State Marching Contest and most recently earned superior ratings at UL Concert and Sightreading Contest.

QUALIFICATIONS:

*Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

*Certification: Valid Texas or other state teaching certificate - All Level Music

*Previous High School band experience required

*Demonstrate success as a band director


APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE:

*Enthusiastic instructional skills to manage and direct the Falfurrias High School and Junior High band cluster instruction in grades 6-12 with a goal towards continuous improvement in student performance, participation, and success in the program.

*Ability and desire to collaborate with and provide leadership for the band staff at Brooks County ISD.

*Expertise in music curriculum and instructional methods, leading to the preparation of intermediate to advanced band literature to an exemplary level of performance.

*Organizational and instructional skills to develop and maintain a high quality marching band program that is aligned with current design trends.

* Strong working knowledge & pedagogy of Woodwind and/or Brass Instruments

*Demonstrate fiscal responsibility through efficient use of staff, materials, and resources, while ensuring all district and booster club funds are expended transparently and in the best interest of the organization.

*Evidence of communication skills to promote a shared vision of the program, while fostering harmony and teamwork with students, parents, colleagues, campus staff and central staff.

*Leadership and communication skills to maintain a positive working relationship with the students, parents, booster club and community.

*Possession of the highest standards of professional integrity and respect in student, parent, school, and community relationships.

More information can be found at www.bcisdistrict.net. Only applicants with an application on file will be considered for interviews. Applicants will be contacted if selected for an interview. Contact Mr. Richard Wright, Principal of Falfurrias High School, for more information at 361-935-6198.
Position Salary:
Contact Person: Richard Wright - Principal
Contact Phone #: 361-935-6198
Contact Email Address: rwright@brookscountyisd.net

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.