Job Board

ST ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL

Band Director and Music Teacher

 

Upper School Band Director and Music Teacher
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School seeks to hire an innovative, nurturing, and knowledgeable Upper
School Music Teacher (grades 9-12) with responsibilities to begin in August 2022. At St.
Andrew’s, we believe in the importance of multi-contextual relationships as foundations for
learning. In addition to teaching duties, faculty members are broadly involved with school life as
coaches, club and extracurricular program affiliates, or an equivalent contribution to the school.
Each faculty member also serves as an advisor to several students.

Responsibilities
● Teach three courses – AP Music Theory, Concert Band, and Jazz Band.
● Serve as an advisor to 8-10 students.
● Complete rehearsal planning for each performance ensemble and plan appropriate
performances throughout the school year.
● Attend and facilitate ensemble performances at the annual ISAS Fine Arts Festival.
● Collaborate with middle school counterparts the following 5th/6th-12th grade combined
performances: Homecoming, Lessons and Carols, Combined Band Concert, and St.
Andrew’s Day (usually US only).
● Repair school-owned instruments or work closely with local technician to keep
instruments in good, working order.
● Order music and other supplies and equipment.
● Provide budget oversight.
● Collaborate with Upper School Choir Director to plan and facilitate the TPSMEA Central
Solo and Ensemble Festival.
● Facilitate TPSMEA All-state Jazz Band and Concert Band recorded auditions.
● Attend all TPSMEA All-region and All-state honors ensemble commitments.
● When applicable, sponsor students through TMEA/ATSSB auditions and all-region, area,
and all-state honors ensembles, and complete accompanying director commitments.

Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree in music, music education, or related field; master’s degree preferred.
● A passion for teaching music and working with high school students.
● Ability to teach a range of courses; the strongest candidates will be able to teach AP
Music Theory.
● Knowledge of appropriate ensemble literature.
● Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in jazz studies.
● Background in and commitment to planning and facilitating collaborative, studentcentered learning experiences.
● Background in and commitment to culturally responsive teaching.
● Experience with effective use of technology in the learning process.
● Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (oral and written) abilities.
● Ability to work collaboratively and independently, as needed, and appropriate.
● Proficient computer skills, including familiarity with Google suite.

St. Andrew’s is a co-educational Episcopal K-12 day school, enrolling approximately 970 students
on two campuses in Austin, Texas. The school strives to help young people from diverse racial,
religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to achieve their potential not only in intellectual
understanding but also in aesthetic sensitivity, physical well-being, and moral decisiveness so that
they may lead productive, responsible lives, not only for themselves but also for their community.

For more information about St. Andrew’s School in Austin, please access our website:
www.sasaustin.org.

To be considered for this position at St. Andrew’s, we ask that candidates submit a resume, and in
lieu of a cover letter, applicants are asked to submit written responses to the 3 questions listed in
this job description. Please submit your resume and written responses to the 3 questions to
Michelle Roe, Director of Finance & Human Resources, at hr@sasaustin.org.

1. The work of diversity, equity, and inclusion is a never-ending journey. As it relates to your
experience in schools, what is the most important thing that you have learned along your DEI
journey?

2. As an Episcopal school, St. Andrew’s seeks to nurture the development of the whole child, body,
mind, and spirit, and to balance faith and reason, the head and the heart, in the learning process.
This Episcopal ethos takes shape in things like daily chapel, service learning, DEI (Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion), and SEL (Social and Emotional Learning). What, if anything, attracts you
to working in an educational community that embraces a holistic approach to learning and
formation?

3. What has been your most meaningful professional development experience? Please describe the
experience, why you sought it, and how it has influenced your professional contributions.

St. Andrew’s is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the
administration of all policies and programs.

St. Andrew’s employs individuals without regard to race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religion,
disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation as protected by federal, state, or local law

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TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Band Director

 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable Band Director for the 2022/23 school year. TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country’s most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

 

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, evangelical Christian, independent, conservative, college-preparatory school
  • Is a committed Christian, active in your local church and growing in your personal walk with Christ
  • Has a passion for your areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Has a personal lifestyle and character that are above reproach

General Responsibilities

  • Responsible for direct instruction including
    • 5th Grade Introduction to Instrument class
    • 6th Grade Beginning Band
    • 7/8th Grade Intermediate Band
    • High School Band (9th-12th)
  • Responsible for organizing/coordinating band participation in
    • Pep Rallies
    • Football Games
    • Christmas and Spring Concerts
    • All Region Auditions
    • All State Auditions
    • Solo/Ensemble Opportunities
    • Concert and Sight-reading Competitions
    • ATSSB and TPSMEA Events
  • Responsible for organizing/coordinating/administrating
    • Maintaining budgets for all bands
    • Administrate and coordinate Band Staff (part-time Percussion Instructor and part-time Assistant Director)
    • Provide communication for all parents and students
    • Coordinate transportation for band events
    • Recruiting students to participate in band
    • Coordinating with cheerleaders, drill team, coaches for football games
    • Loaning out and maintaining school-owned instruments
    • Additional supervisory responsibilities

Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of a BA in Music or Music education
  • Experience teaching music to middle and high school students is strongly preferred

To learn more about this position and apply online please use this link.

 

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THE COVENANT SCHOOL

Grammar/Logic Music Teacher and Accompanist

 

The Covenant School  seeks a  Grammar/Logic Music Teacher and Accompanist for the 2022-2023 academic year.  An ideal candidate will have a bachelor degree in music, teaching experience, a special love for students, and the winsomeness and creativity to teach them. Moreover, all Covenant teachers serve as pastors (shepherds) of our students, advising them in their walk with Jesus Christ.

For more information, please click on the link below.

https://covenantdallas.com/discover/careers/teaching-openings/

 

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