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EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL

Houston, TX

 

Instrumental Director; Music Program Coordinator

Episcopal High School seeks a dynamic leader for the position of Music Teacher and Program Coordinator, who will serve as the director of band, orchestra, and instrumental ensembles and manage all areas of curriculum instruction for these groups, as well as leading campus-wide initiatives that engage students with music instruction and performance.

The coordinator will identify growth opportunities within existing music programs (i.e., guitar class, piano class, instrumental ensemble, and lessons) and recommend plans to increase opportunities by introducing new programs (i.e., percussion ensemble, music technology, and contemporary ensembles in jazz, rock, and chapel music). Additionally, the coordinator will work with program leaders from area middle schools to develop and implement initiatives that create robust yields in enrollment upon acceptance to EHS.

For all teaching positions, EHS seeks candidates with a strong educational background, a demonstrated commitment to working with young people and collaborating with colleagues, a desire for ongoing professional growth, and a willingness to participate in other areas of school life. The successful candidate will support the school’s mission in providing opportunities for each student to reach his or her maximum spiritual, intellectual, social, and ethical potential. EHS’s teaching philosophy emphasizes understanding and responding to the individual needs and capabilities of each student. As a laptop school, EHS also expects teachers to support its laptop program and be committed to using technology effectively and creatively to enhance student learning and facilitate course administration.

Interested candidates are asked to e-mail a letter, resume, and contact information of four references to Nguyet Pham, Dean of Faculty, at npham@ehshouston.org. The request to complete and submit via regular mail an employment application will be made later in the process.
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THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL AT CASTLE HILLS

San Antonio, Texas

Secondary Choral Director for Grades 7-12

Part-Time Monday – Friday

The Christian School at Castle Hills, serving students 18 months through 12th grade, is a college preparatory school that is leading students to know Christ and make Christ known while developing tomorrow’s servant leaders today. We are currently accepting applications for a Choral Director Grades 7-12. Qualifications include:

• A love for Jesus Christ and a desire to serve students and families
• A Bachelor of Music Education degree
• State certification is preferred
• Experience teaching in the classroom and leading developing choirs
• Excellent organizational skills and communication skills
• Knowledge of choral music repertoire for middle and high school developing choirs

This is a part-time position Monday through Friday afternoons that reports to the Fine Arts Director. Established in 1981, Castle Hills is in San Antonio and serves approximately 650 students. The Secondary Choral Director is responsible for

• Developing middle and high school voices using quality choral repertoire
• Teaching sight-reading and theory within the choral classroom
• Preparing, organizing and creating choir concerts throughout the year
• Working with the Theater Director on a spring show
• Preparing students for vocal solos, ensembles, and contest performances
• Integrating a biblical worldview into the classroom

To learn more about our school, visit our website at www.castlehills.school. You may send a cover letter and resume to our Superintendent, Michael Pinkston at cmddonald@castlehills.school.

Bachelor of Music Education degree required. Individual must have experience working with the developing choir, good vocal technique, Kodaly sight-reading, and a knowledge of choral repertoire appropriate for middle and high school developing choirs. The ability to integrate a biblical worldview is required.

Interested applicants please send a cover letter and resume to Michael Pinkston at cmdonald@castlehills.school or mail to The Christian School at Castle Hills, Attn: Michael Pinkston 2216 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78213.

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The Atonement Academy

San Antonio, Texas

Director of Music

Job Summary
The Director of Music at The Atonement Academy will oversee the music departments ten performing choirs (2nd Grade Choir, 3rd & 4th Grade Boys Choir, 3rd & 4th Grade Girls Choir, 5th & 6th Grade Boys Choir, 5th & 6th Grade Girls Choir, Middle School Boys Choir, Middle School Girl’s Choir, Men’s Chorale, Women’s Chorale, Honors Choir) and two Gregorian chant ensembles that rotate singing for daily Mass, and the curriculum for all students. All students in the school have choir every day, with the exception of the Pre-kindergarten classes, The lower school students (1st – 6th) follow the Ward Method, a system that integrates conducting, composition, ear-training, sight-reading, and vocal technique into their daily music instruction. The middle school (7th – 8th) and upper school (9th – 12th) choir classes are performance-based ensembles where fundamental music theory, sight-reading, and vocal techniques are incorporated within the classroom instruction.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assign choirs and classes to the assistant music instructors
  • Maintain and oversee the budget for the music department
  • Maintain the choral music library
  • Maintain the liturgical propers library
  • Oversee the two Gregorian Chant ensembles (Men’s Schola & Women’s Schola)
  • Create the weekly hymn sheets, gospel acclamations (tracts during lent), and graduals for daily school Mass
  • Create the monthly Choir Calendar that designates which choirs will be singing on which day that is distributed to the rest of the faculty via email before the 1st of each month for daily school Mass
  • Create the monthly Altar Server/Greeter Calendar which designates which students will serve in which positions each day for daily school Mass
  • Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Middle School and TMEA High School process while teaching the designated music within the classroom
  • Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Educators Association) Children’s Honors Choir
  • Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Educators Association) Solo & Ensemble Competition
  • Sponsor at least The Honors Choir to participate in the TPSMEA Concert & Sight-Reading Competition
  • Sponsor The Honors Choir to participate in the TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) state music competition
    Ensure that the choral program maintains an active involvement in the community
  • Oversee any other competitions that choirs will participate in
    In coordination with the Director of Music for Our Lady of The Atonement Catholic Church, schedule when each of the ten performing ensembles will sing for a designated Sunday 9:00 AM Mass.
  • Perform various other clerical tasks and responsibilities as designated by the Head of School and administration

Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate must be a practicing Catholic
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in music or its equivalent with an emphasis in voice or piano
  • The candidate must use the Ward Method as the Lower School curriculum.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience playing the organ

Salary
Commensurate with experience. Medical and other benefits offered.

The Atonement Academy
The Atonement Academy provides an accredited classical education rooted in centuries of Catholic faith and tradition. Our highly acclaimed academics program encourages scholars to develop intellectual ability, make moral decisions, and solidify Catholic virtues. Our classical curriculum is led by Catholic teachers who truly care about all of their students. They are attentive to each child’s education and religious formation. We are guided by the Latin phrase, “Fides et Ratio,” Faith and Reason, which is at the core of our Christ-centered community of faith, hope, and love.

Application Process
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and unofficial copy of your transcripts to the Human Resources Department.

 

Assistant Director of Music

Job Summary
The Atonement Academy is searching for an assistant music director to assist in the instruction and conducting of ten performing choirs (2nd Grade Choir, 3rd & 4th Grade Boys Choir, 3rd & 4th Grade Girls Choir, 5th & 6th Grade Boys Choir, 5th & 6th Grade Girls Choir, Middle School Boys Choir, Middle School Girls Choir, Men’s Chorale, Women’s Chorale, Honors Choir) and two Gregorian chant ensembles that perform on a rotational basis for daily Mass. The assistant will oversee at least three choirs, and teach multiple grade levels. The music curriculum in the lower school grades (K-6th) follows the Ward Method of Music Instruction, a classical approach to music pedagogy.
Organs

  • 3 – manual, 50 rank Casavant pipe organ (church)
  • 1 – manual, 7 rank Laukhuff organ (chapel)

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform various tasks and responsibilities assigned by the Director of Music
  • Oversee any assigned ensembles or music classes as prescribed by the Director of Music
  • Assist with maintaining the choral music library and assist with the creation of weekly hymn sheets, Gospel acclamations, and graduals for daily school Mass
  • Assist with the creation of the monthly Choir Calendar that designates which choirs will be singing on which day this is distributed to the rest of the faculty via email before the 1st of each month for daily school Mass
  • Assist with the creation of the monthly Altar Server/Greeter Calendar which designates which students will serve in which positions each day for daily school Mass
  • Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Middle School and TMEA High School process while teaching the designated music within the classroom
  • Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Educators Association) Children’s Honors Choir
    Sponsor students who wish to participate in the TPSMEA Solo & Ensemble Competition
  • Ensure that the choral program maintains an active involvement in the community
  • Attend all choral activities assigned by the Director of Music (this may include events that take place after school, over holidays, and on weekends)
  • Perform various other clerical tasks and responsibilities as designated by the Head of School and administration

Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate must be a practicing Catholic
  • The candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in music with an emphasis in voice or piano
  • The candidate must be willing to use Ward Method or be willing to be trained in the Ward Method
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience playing the organ

Salary
Commensurate with experience. Medical and other benefits offered.
The Atonement Academy
The Atonement Academy provides an accredited classical education rooted in centuries of Catholic faith and tradition. Our highly acclaimed academics program encourages scholars to develop intellectual ability, make moral decisions, and solidify Catholic virtues. Our classical curriculum is led by Catholic teachers who truly care about all of their students. They are attentive to each child’s education and religious formation. We are guided by the Latin phrase, “Fides et Ratio,” Faith and Reason, which is at the core of our Christ-centered community of faith, hope, and love.

Application Process
Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and unofficial copy of your transcripts to Human Resources Department

 

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Bay Area Christian School

League City, Texas

Elementary Music/High School Theatre

Bay Area Christian School has an opening for a full-time Elementary Music/High School Theatre teacher for the 2019-20 school year.

The ideal candidate will possess education and experience in Music Education, Theatre, or alternate certifications and experience. The individual in this position will work with the Elementary and High School divisions of our school. Contract dates for this position for the 2019-20 school year are August 5, 2019, to May 22, 2020.

Applicants must meet the requirements for a faculty position as listed above.

For a detailed job description, please visit our school website at http://www.bacschool.org/about/employment/. Submit completed application, transcripts and resume to hr@bacschool.org.

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