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Date Posted: 2018-07-12
Position Title: Head Band Director
Academic Level: High School
District/School/Community: Kenedy ISD
Location: Kenedy, Texas
Position Description: Seeking Head Band Director.
Qualifications:
Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Demonstrated competency in instrumental music



Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing band

Ability to manage budget

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills



Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
1. Direct instrumental performers, including marching band, concert band, soloists, and ensembles.

2. Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in band.

3. Provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL.
4. Support band booster club activities.

5. Develop and implement plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.

6. 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.

7. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

8. Work with other member of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

9. 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
10. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

11. Be a positive role model for students and support mission of the school district.



Classroom Management and Organization
12. Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

13. Manage student discipline in accordance with the student code of conduct and student handbook.

14. Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips activities and arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events.

15. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.



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



Budget and Inventory
17. Develop and administer budget based on documented program needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.

18. Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.

19. Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.

20. Oversee cleaning, repairing, and storing of all instruments and equipment.

21. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.



Professional Growth and Development
22. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

23. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

24. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and board policy in the band area.
Position Salary: Check Online Salary Schedule
Contact Person: Timmothy Casner - High School Principal
Contact Phone #: 830-583-4100
Contact Email Address: tcasner@kenedyisd.com

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