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SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Band Director

Position Summary: The Band Teacher will be responsible for the development, performance, and advancement of instrumental music disciplines for our Middle and High School students (grades 7-12). The individual in this role works closely with the Fine Arts Director and other Fine Arts faculty to produce and promote a variety of concerts, theatrical productions, and art exhibits throughout the year. Christ is at the center of all our creative expression, and our faculty are sensitive to God’s direction in mentoring and training students to be Christian leaders in the world in music and beyond.

Required Spiritual Qualities:

  • Acknowledge Christ as Savior and seek to live life as His disciple
  • Believe the Bible to be inspired, the only infallible, authoritative, inerrant Word of God – our standard for faith and practice
  • Believe and actively support the School’s statement of faith
  • Demonstrate a desire for spiritual growth as evidenced by prayer life, Bible study, and spiritual outreach to others
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions towards others (Luke 6:40)
  • Actively participate in a local Bible-believing church Required Professional Qualities
  • BM Ed required; MM Ed preferred
  • 5 years Music teaching experience at the Middle and/or High School level – all instruments in a variety of band formats (concert, jazz) with an ability to work across the entire spectrum of student ages (PK-12) to build on a full music curriculum
  • Drum Line cadence experience; Spirit music coordination in conjunction with Athletic department teams for games, pep rallies, competitions
  • Produce musical theater scores for performance and ability to rehearse and prepare an orchestra for musical theater performance
  • Organize various administrative tasks (maintain music department inventory; manage department operating budget; coordinate student competitions and experiences)
  • CDL driver’s license (or willingness to obtain the endorsement)

Required Personal Qualities

  • Demonstrates positive relationship-building attributes
  • Live by the School’s statement of faith as a condition for employment and continued employment in this ministry
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train a child in the way he should go” (Proverbs 22:6, NIV)
  • Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism
  • Maintain a personal appearance that serves as a role model of cleanliness, modesty, and good taste consistent with school policy Essential Job Functions: Spiritual Leadership
  • Have a conviction that God has called you to Christian school ministry
  • Reflect the purpose of the school which is to honor Christ in every activity
  • Maintain high standards of ethics, honesty, and integrity in all personal and professional matters
  • Follow Matthew 18 principle in dealing with conflict with donors, parents, staff, and administration
  • Defend principles and conviction in the face of pressure and partisan influence Administrative Leadership
  • Develops and maintains rapport with students, parents, alumni, donors, and staff by treating others with courtesy, patience, friendliness, dignity, respect, and a good sense of humor
  • Is prepared each day, responding to unforeseen challenges and situations with the proper attitude and action
  • Demonstrates sensitivity toward school and local community stakeholders with an ability to interact effectively with all groups
  • Understands the importance of discernment, discretion, and confidentiality in the operation of the School
  • Serves as a communication liaison between administration and the communities served to ensure the goals and direction of the school are clearly stated and aligned with the mission of the school

Professional Leadership

  • Seek and accept constructive evaluation of personal job performance
  • Recognize mistakes and take measures to correct them
  • Maintains relationships within the school, community, state, and national arenas to further expand and enhance school development

Additional Duties / Responsibilities:

This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required in the course of active participation in the mission of Southwest Christian School. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to this role, with or without notice. It is expected that the person in this role will accept other duties as assigned throughout the course of employment.  Apply on ACSI Jobs

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STONEGATE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Band Director

 

StoneGate Christian Academy in Irving, is currently seeking partners in Christian Education that could possibly fill the following positions:

Band Director (grades 4 thru 12 Part-Time)

Part-time positions could possibly be combined for the right candidate.  Interested candidates should email their resume or CV to Matt Maples (Principal/AD) at matt.maples@sgca.net.

 

Elementary Music Teacher

StoneGate Christian Academy in Irving, is currently seeking partners in Christian Education that could possibly fill the following positions:

Elementary Music Teacher (grades K4 thru 6 Part-Time)

Part-time positions could possibly be combined for the right candidate.  Interested candidates should email their resume or CV to Matt Maples (Principal/AD) at matt.maples@sgca.net.

 

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LAKE COUNTRY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Head Band Director

 

Lake Country Christian School in Northwest Fort Worth is seeking an enthusiastic leader and qualified candidate for the position of BAND DIRECTOR. This is a fulltime position.

Duties include (but are not confined to): Coordination of curriculum for 5th grade, 6th grade, 7/8 grade and HS band classes. Performance at *football games, pep rallies, Fall and Spring concerts and TPSMEA concert contest.

Supervision of adjunct band staff and overseeing private lesson program. *The band DOES NOT march and performs only at regular season home games.

The ideal candidate must hold the Bachelor of Music Education degree. The candidate must be a mature Christian and active in a local church. He/she must interact well with students/faculty and support the policies and procedures of Lake Country Christian School. While successful teaching experience is preferred, all candidates will be considered.

Please fill out the Faculty Employment Application at www.lccs.org/employment. Send the completed application along with your resume to Daniel Montgomery, Director of Fine Arts at dmontgomery@lccs.org.

 

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STRAKE JESUIT

Head Band Director

 

Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Band Director for the Academic Year of Fall 2021 through Spring 2022. 

A Bachelor’s Degree in music education or a related field is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. 

The Band Director is responsible for the leadership of our co-educational Band program, and leads Band students through appropriate learning experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential as musicians, leaders, and Men and Women for Others. In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, other duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, and assisting in the daily needs of the school community.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org or by mail to Strake Jesuit, Office of the Principal, 8900 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77036.

For questions, contact Scott Hildebrandt at 713-490-8152.

https://www.strakejesuit.org/about/employment

 

Music Teacher

Strake Jesuit is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Music Teacher for the Academic Year of Fall 2021 through Spring 2022. 

A Bachelor’s Degree in music education or a related field is required, with a Master’s Degree preferred. 

The Music Teacher is responsible for leading music students through appropriate learning experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential as musicians, leaders, and Men and Women for Others. In addition to being a full-time member of the teaching faculty, other duties include participation in an ongoing teacher formation program, and assisting in the daily needs of the school community.

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to employment@strakejesuit.org or by mail to Strake Jesuit, Human Resources, 8900 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77036.

For questions, contact Scott Hildebrandt at 713-490-8152.

https://www.strakejesuit.org/about/employment

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FORT WORTH COUNTRY DAY

Band/Orchestra Director

 

Upper School Band/Orchestra Director Job Description

Fort Worth Country Day seeks an enthusiastic professional who preferably has experience in both independent school and upper school education. Reporting to the Director of Fine Arts and indirectly to the Head of Upper School, the Upper School Band/Orchestra Director will have experience teaching band/orchestra to upper school-age students.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach Upper School Band and Orchestra to students in grades 9–12
  • Direct and prepare the band, drumline and orchestra for performances including, but not limited to: Admission events, school-wide events, winter and spring band concerts, pep rally performances, football game support that does not include marching band and individual honor and solo opportunities
  • Oversee inventory, upkeep, repair and purchase of all instruments
  • Manage student-billed accounts and budget 
  • Teach Music History (semester course)
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom management skills
  • Work collaboratively with the Middle School Band and Middle School Orchestra Directors
  • Be a team player who works well with others in the division and the JK-12 Fine Arts department
  • The ability to demonstrate a wide range of presentation techniques in order to adapt activities for different learning styles and abilities
  • Demonstrate commitment to student success by offering extra help hours
  • Able and willing to lead students in at least two extra-curricular duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Have experience as a student advisor/mentor
  • Have an obvious passion for the subject-matter and for teaching
  • Be energized by working with upper school-age students
  • Represent the School in a favorable manner
  • Have excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music
  • Experience with upper school-age students

All employees of FWCD must:

  • Embody, model and communicate the School’s mission and core values (respect, responsibility, kindness, courage, integrity and scholarship) 
  • Exhibit generous community spirit, professional flexibility, a sense of humor and a positive attitude 
  • Collaborate and work well with colleagues, parents and students 
  • Execute duties in a positive and punctual manner 
  • Be an enthusiastic lifelong learner driven toward professional self-improvement and personal growth

Equal Opportunity Employer / Statement of Inclusivity: 

Fort Worth Country Day is an Equal Opportunity Employer that maintains a policy of nondiscrimination with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. Employment decisions at FWCD are based on merit, qualifications, abilities and performance and are subject to the academic and business requirements of the School. As a school, we also believe that understanding and respecting differences not only inspires compassion and empathy, but also fosters intellectual curiosity and creativity. We embrace the diverse cultures, experiences and perspectives that comprise and enhance our learning environment. We commit to sustaining and growing an intentionally inclusive community.

About Fort Worth Country Day and the City of Fort Worth:

Fort Worth Country Day earned the distinction of being ranked one of the Best Companies to Work for in Fort Worth in 2018. Fort Worth Country Day is a coed, junior kindergarten through grade 12 college-preparatory day school with nearly 1,100 students and 250 faculty and staff. The School seeks to promote inclusivity and retain a diverse faculty. The 104-acre campus offers excellent facilities for academics, arts and athletics. Faculty and administration nurture a collegial professional environment in which innovation is encouraged. Opportunities for ongoing professional development are exceptional. Fort Worth Country Day is proud of its school community where students, parents, faculty, staff and administration join together to develop an effective and enjoyable place to teach and learn. Fort Worth ranks as one of the top 20 largest cities in the United States and is known for its vibrant arts, music, and cultural life. The Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan region is home to over 6.5 million people. More information about the School and Fort Worth community is available at www.fwcd.org.

To apply:

The search to fill this position will begin immediately. Interested candidates should include a cover letter, resume and names of professional references.