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SAINT ANNE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY

2140 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX  77098

Director of Music

Reports to: Fr. Al Sinasac, C.S.B – Pastor
Status: Exempt
Schedule: Sun. 6-1, Mon. 1-9, Tue., 11-5, Wed. 1-9, Thu. 1-9, and Sat 4-7.

Minimum of 40 hours is standard but the schedule does vary according to the seasonal cycles of the Church.

Summary: Lead the parish in all its liturgical musical needs.

Saint Anne Catholic Community:

One of the oldest and largest churches in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Saint Anne Catholic Community has been providing spiritual leadership and guidance to the Upper Kirby, River Oaks, and Montrose areas within Houston since 1924. The Parish, under the direction of the Basilian Fathers, offers PK–8 education at St. Anne Catholic School and a large array of religious formation for parishioners.

Saint Anne parishioners represent a very diverse cross-section of the Houston population and the church has a well-developed music program.

Duties and Responsibilities (note – other duties may be assigned on an as needed basis):

• Selects appropriate hymns, Psalms, anthems and other liturgical music for all English weekend liturgies based on the readings, cycle, and/or feast of the season/day
• Leads rehearsals for the Adult choir, Handbell choir, Children’s Choir(s) and other Ensembles
• Oversees the Music staff by setting schedules, approving time cards, and having regular staff meetings.
• Works with cantors each week in liturgical preparation and leads an annual cantor workshop.
• Orchestrates anthems, hymns, and other liturgical music for strings, trumpets, flute, oboe, harp, handbells, organ, and other instruments as needed.
• Oversees the Music Department budget.
• Contracts outside musicians for special liturgical celebrations.
• Organist or choir director for several weekend Masses and all major festal liturgies
• Organist for funerals
• Recruits and works with volunteer instrumentalist.
• Rehearses as needed with contracted professional instrumentalists.
• Assigns solos and choir sectional rehearsal duties to staff musicians.
• Prepares two choir retreats/clinics per year.
• Weddings and wedding workshops with engaged couples
• Writes appropriate articles on music ministry for the church bulletin both for recruitment and parish formational purposes (e.g. why the psalm is always sung, etc.).
• Member of the Parish Steering Committee.

Education and Experience:

• Master of Music is preferred with a background in organ and choral conducting.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Publisher.
• Experience in orchestration with facility using music writing software.
• Experience with Google docs and Google calendar is a plus.

Organizational/Interpersonal Skills:

A high level of organization and interpersonal skill is required. Attention to detail is essential.

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, is required.

Salary:
The salary of the Director of Music will be commensurate with the individual’s education, skills, and experience.

Benefits:

• Medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, basic life insurance (up to $50K), and AD&D paid by employer. Vision and supplemental life insurance are also available to the employee at a cost.
• Four weeks of vacation after a year. Nine sick days, three personal days, and one birthday holiday per year.
• Pension plan (partially vested after three years and fully vested after seven years). The employee can also participate in a 403b plan with Fidelity or Valic.

 

Contact method: email cover letter and résumé to Greg Herzog, director of operations, gherzog@saintanne.org.

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ST THOMAS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL

Assistant Lower School Violin/Orchestra Instructor

 

Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School is seeking an experienced Suzuki-trained instructor for its lower school violin classes and string ensemble. These classes include four after-school classes and semi-private “mini-classes” taught during the school day.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor of Music degree in violin or viola
• Suzuki training and certification at least through Book I
• Experience teaching and leading beginner/elementary school Suzuki violin group classes as well as conducting young orchestra ensemble
• Experience teaching private violin/viola lessons to young students
• Ability to communicate effectively in working with young students and their parents and other music instructors
• Ability to integrate teaching and scheduling with the rest of the STE music program and its teachers and classes
• Willingness to carry out the mission of Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School and its music department

For more information or to submit a resume, please contact Sherrill Calvert, STE Orchestra Director, calvert.sherrill@stes.org, or (713) 203-9837.

 

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OUR LADY OF THE ATONEMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH and THE ATONEMENT ACADEMY COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL

 

Assistant Choral Director
Music Faculty

Minimum Requirements:
– Be an active Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
– Earned a bachelor’s degree in music education or performance, with an emphasis in vocal or choral music.
– Knowledge of church literature, Mass order and form, and seasonal calendar of the Catholic Church
– Experience conducting choirs and running choral rehearsals is preferred.

Parish and School Background:
Our Lady of The Atonement Catholic Church is part of The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter based in Houston. Established in 1983, OLA’s founding Pastor, Father Christopher Phillips, is an Anglican convert who was the first to receive the Pastoral Provision under St. John Paul II. OLA follows the Divine Worship Missal for its English Masses, and uses the Missa Normativa for its Latin Mass held every Friday morning and Sunday evening. Ten years later, The Atonement Academy opened its doors as an extension of OLA’s parish. Boasting a choral program that is known throughout the Catholic Church, each student participates in a choral ensemble every year they attend the The Atonement Academy. Students take part in daily Mass with one of the ten choirs performing an anthem during Holy Communion.

Position Summary:
This position serves under the acting Director of Music for The Atonement Academy College Preparatory School. The Atonement Academy has ten active choral ensembles that perform for daily school Mass, as well as various other lower school choirs comprised of Pre-K through 2nd grade who perform only during the Christmas and Spring Concerts. The Lower School has three choirs consisting of children from 3rd – 5th grade. The Middle School (6th – 8th) has four choirs with the Upper School (9th – 12th) having three choirs. Rehearsals are held at various times throughout the day. Attendance for each rehearsal will be at the discretion of the Director of School Music, determined by assigned choral ensembles. This position will direct three separate choirs as well as assist with one or two others.

Principal Duties:
– Follow the assigned music curriculum for each assigned ensemble.
– Assign appropriate literature for assigned ensembles (one upper school, and two middle school choirs) to be sung during Mass, Christmas and Spring Concerts, as well as various competitions throughout the school year.
– Conduct all assigned ensembles during performances.
– Become an active member and participant in the TMEA process for Region 29.
– Perform various administrative tasks as assigned by the acting Director of School Music.
– Run sectionals for various choirs as determined by the acting Director of School Music

Salary Rate: varied, dependent on qualifications and past experience

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to:
Jesus De Hoyos
Email: jdehoyos@atonementonline.com

 

Questions about the position can be directed to:
Jesus De Hoyos
Phone: (210) 275-6088
Email: jdehoyos@atonementonline.com

 

Assistant Church Organist/School Accompanist
Assistant Organist/Music Faculty

Minimum Requirements:
– Be an active Catholic in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
– Earned a bachelor’s degree in music with organ as a primary instrument (a degree in organ performance is preferred)
– Knowledge of church literature, Mass order and form, and seasonal calendar of the Catholic Church
– Experience accompanying choirs or singers and playing for Mass Services is preferred.

Parish and School Background:
Our Lady of The Atonement Catholic Church is part of The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter based in Houston. Established in 1983, OLA’s founding Pastor, Father Christopher Phillips, is an Anglican convert who was the first to receive the Pastoral Provision under St. John Paul II. OLA follows the Divine Worship Missal for its English Masses, and uses the Missa Normativa for its Latin Mass held every Friday morning and Sunday evening. Ten years later, The Atonement Academy opened its doors as an extension of OLA’s parish. Boasting a choral program that is known throughout the Catholic Church, each student participates in a choral ensemble every year they attend the The Atonement Academy. Students take part in daily Mass with one of the ten choirs performing an anthem during Holy Communion.

Position Summary:
This position serves under both the acting Director of Music for Our Lady of The Atonement Catholic Church as well as the acting Director of Music for The Atonement Academy College Preparatory School. The Church consists of three choirs comprised of children (St. Thomas More Choir, St. Augustine Boy’s Choir, and St. Nicholas Children’s Choir) as well as one adult choir. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:00 for children’s choirs, and Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 9:00 for the adult choir. Services are held on Sundays at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 6:00 PM. Attendance and performance at the three services and choral rehearsals will be at the discretion of the acting Director of Parish Music.
The Atonement Academy has ten active choral ensembles that perform for daily school Mass, as well as various other lower school choirs comprised of Pre-K through 2nd grade who perform only during the Christmas and Spring Concerts. The Lower School has three choirs consisting of children from 3rd – 5th grade. The Middle School (6th – 8th) has four choirs with the Upper School (9th – 12th) having three choirs. Rehearsals are held at various times throughout the day. Attendance for each rehearsal will be at the discretion of the Director of School Music as well as the director of each ensemble.

Principle Duties:
– Assist the Director of Parish Music and Director of School Music in any rehearsals by either playing notes or playing the accompaniment required for any repertoire assigned
– For assigned Church Services, accompany all choirs performing as well as play any parts of the Mass as assigned by the Director of Parish Music
– If need be, run sectionals for any rehearsals
– Accompany all choirs during school daily Mass as well as perform all parts of the Mass as required
– Accompany choirs for any concerts and competitions that may arise during the school year

Salary Rate: dependent on qualifications and past experience

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to:
Jesus De Hoyos Jr.
Email: jdehoyos@atonementonline.com

Questions about the position can be directed to:
Jesus De Hoyos
Phone: (210) 275-6088
Email: jdehoyos@atonementonline.com

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COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Private Music lesson teacher

Part-time

Covenant Christian Academy, a Classical, Christian and College Preparatory school, is accepting applications for the position of Private Music lesson teacher in CCA’s School of the Arts. Qualified candidates will possess:

  • A passionate love for Jesus Christ
  • A Bachelor of Music or Music Education degree
  • Private lesson or classroom teaching experience is preferred

This is a part-time position teaching private lessons mostly after school hours beginning in August of 2017. CCA is a Pre-K through 12th grade school located in Colleyville, TX and has a current enrollment of approximately 700 students. Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teaching private lessons in one of the following areas: guitar and drums
  • Preparing students for one-two recitals per year.

Compensation is paid by the lesson at a rate of $20 per 30- minute lesson

To apply, please send your resume to the Director of Human Resources, Becky Hyde, at hr@covenantchristian.net. For more information about our school, visit our website at www.covenantchristian.net.

Covenant Christian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.

Covenant Christian Academy, 901 Cheek Sparger Road, Colleyville, Texas, 76034 (817) 281-4333 www.covenantchristian.net

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FORT WORTH TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Band Director

OVERVIEW

Fort Worth Temple Christian School is an evangelistic, non-denominational K4-12 school with a forty-four year history of academic, artistic, and athletic excellence. TCS desires to empower its students to change the world with the power of the Gospel by inspiring the passion to learn, the courage to lead, and the commitment to serve.

Summary

Temple Christian School is seeking a Band Director to direct and manage the band program 4th-12th grade. The position may be part time, or full time with other teaching responsibilities. Salary and benefits are dependent on experience. A full job description is available upon request.

Qualifications

The candidate must be a born-again Christian who is committed to the mission of the school, and possess the experience, dedication and expertise to organize and lead the band program.

Candidates must have at least a bachelor’s degree with twenty-four (24) semester hours, or appropriate certification in the subject matter being taught. (However, degreed teachers with twelve semester hours in a subject may teach if the time assigned is less than one-half the teaching load.) Teachers who meet the 24 semester hour subject requirement but do not currently hold certification must be willing to become certified. Certification can come through a private organization, as well as state.

Qualified candidates should email resume to: neilchilds@tcseagles.org

 

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THE GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL SCHOOL

Elementary School Music Teacher

 

Good Shepherd Episcopal School seeks a creative, dynamic, collaborative, experienced music teacher for students in first through fourth grades. Responsibilities to include teaching elementary music and directing the lower school music groups. Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in music education, minimum of 3 years elementary music teaching experience, minimum of Level I in Orff Education Teacher Levels and knowledge of technology as it relates to music education. A masters or level III Orff Schulwerk Level Certification and competent piano accompaniment is strongly recommended. Benefits include a supportive administration, medical insurance and a retirement plan. Salary is based on experience.

 

Question concerning the position should be directed to Toni Luciano at tluciano@gsesdallas.org

Interested candidates are asked to submit as email attachments a letter of interest and a current resume to:

Toni Luciano

Director of Human Resources

tluciano@gsesdallas.org

Please, no phone calls

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BISHOP LYNCH HIGH SCHOOL

Band Director

OVERVIEW

Bishop Lynch High School is a Catholic college preparatory school whose proven excellence in academics, arts, and athletics provides students with the opportunity to receive a first-rate, well-rounded education combined with an exciting and inspiring campus life.

Summary

Bishop Lynch High School is seeking a Band Director to direct and manage the overall program of instrumental music for the school. The Band Director will supervise and coordinate the instrumental activities to support each participant in achieving a higher level of personal skill, in gaining an enhanced appreciation for music, and an increased level of self-esteem through rehearsals and performances. Reporting to the Principal, the Band Director will plan activities to achieve district, region, and state recognition.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct high school instrumental performers, such as marching band, orchestra, 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 TAPPS activities.
  • Accompany and supervise students; arrange for transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events
  • Oversee band booster club, and support band booster club activities.
  • Obtain and use evaluative findings to determine program effectiveness and recommend policies to improve program.
  • Complete all required reports, records, and documents in a timely manner.
  • Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs to the principal annually.
  • Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.
  • Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets within the department while overseeing the process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all band equipment.
  • Develop and implement plans for instrumental music program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • 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.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  • Maintain communication and a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Serve as a positive role model for students and supporting the school’s mission statement.
  • Participate as an active member of the Bishop Lynch community.
  • Performs other appropriate tasks and assumes such other responsibilities in connection as assigned by the Principal.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent district and occasional statewide travel
  • Prolonged and irregular hours
  • Outdoor and indoor work; exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather.

 

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 12 college credit hours in Education.
  • 3+ years teaching and band directing experience; knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program.
  • Desire to be held accountable for student academic growth and academic results.
  • Commitment to being a supportive, respectful, and energetic colleague.
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior while maintaining a professional manner.
  • Must possess clear communication skills, strong work ethic, and excellent organizational skills.

 

Qualified candidates should email resume to resume@bishoplynch.org.

Resumes will expire within 90 days. Submission of a resume is not considered to be an application for employment.

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BISHOP DUNNE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Assistant Band Director

Bishop Dunne Catholic School provides a model college preparatory Catholic education in a diverse school environment. In recent surveys and parent discussions, parents have told us they choose Bishop Dunne for its Catholic identity, rigorous education, college preparation, diverse and inclusive community, and family-like atmosphere.

Bishop Dunne Catholic School is seeking applicants for an Assistant Band Director/Percussion Coordinator for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time certified teaching position teaching students in 6th-12th grades. Candidates with a Master’s Degree would also have the possibility to teach in conjunction with our Dual Credit Program. Bishop Dunne Catholic School School is located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from an accredited college/university with a concentration in instrumental music with an emphasis in percussion is preferred, but not required; valid teacher certificate with required endorsements for subject and subject level.

EXPERIENCE:

Successful completion of student teaching and valid teaching certificate. Experience teaching winds and percussion preferred. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Coordinate percussion studies for musicians at various levels(beginning, intermediate, advanced, college prepared),

2) Assist with the marching, jazz, beginning, intermediate, and advanced bands,

3) Aid in routine clerical duties for the band, such as fundraisers, attendance, and other such routine responsibilities.

 

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REGENTS SCHOOL OF AUSTIN

Band Director – 5th-12th grade

 

The Band Director must be a committed Christian that possesses thorough knowledge of the workings in a band program (beginning band through high school) and be able to choose repertoire appropriate to the ability level of the students. The individual needs to have strong interpersonal skills in order to retain, recruit, and inspire student musicians in the band program. They will rehearse and conduct the High School Concert Band, Middle School Band, and the 5th and 6th grade bands; develop and teach private lessons according to candidate’s academic background and professional career.

Successful candidates will have:

             At least three years of relevant classroom experience

             Christian maturity that demonstrates a desire to learn and a capacity to create a healthy classroom environment.

             Experience in the development of a program in a private school setting

             Drumline/Pep Band experience is a plus

 

For more information please go to : http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/BIM

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REGENTS SCHOOL OF AUSTIN

Kindergarten-3rd Grade Music Teacher – Full-Time

Regents School of Austin is seeking a Kindergarten-3rd grade Music Teacher- Full-Time.  Lower Grammar music teacher is a very special role. The music teacher must be a committed Christian with a passion for good musicianship and the pedagogical and classroom management skills necessary to inspire young hearts, minds and bodies. The Music Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing age appropriate instructional program and school performances based on best practices in music for a classical Christian school environment. They will have the ability and patience to work interactively with individual students while maintaining a strong overall class culture. Excellent communication skills with students, parents, teachers, administration and staff are paramount. Candidate will have chapel responsibilities and will be expected to be proficient in piano and comfortable leading large groups in singing.

For more information: http://atsod.com/j/s.cfm/BR0

 

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