Director of Bands

Organization:
Warsaw Community Schools
Location:
Warsaw, IN 46580
Category:
Posted On:
June 11, 2019

Description

Reports to: Building Principal General Summary: Provides leadership and direction for the district instrumental music/concert band and jazz programs that meets curricular objective. Provides guidance and direction to co-curricular after school musical performances, concerts, and competitions for the school. Provides students with opportunities to develop musicianship and specific performance skills through solo and ensemble work and other co-curricular opportunities. Essential Functions: * Responsible for all activities associated with instrumental music of the Band Class and smaller groups. This includes the formation, planning/organization, scheduling, budgeting, rehearsing, performing, and evaluation of these activities. * Plans and manages all fiscal budgeting requirements on an annual basis. * Works directly with building and central office administration to ensure financial monies are appropriated in accordance with district policy, state and federal law. * Organize, rehearsing and conducting the Advanced Concert Band and the Tigers’ Pride Marching Band; * Supervision of solos and ensembles for contests, concerts, and community obligations. * Directs the Jazz Band(s) and the Pep Band(s), solos and ensembles; * Oversees the Assistant Band Director and their responsibilities. * Works collaborative with all district schools regarding band programs. * Plans, organizes, rehearses and performs a minimum of two public programs each school year. * Teach Music Theory and Harmony classes and/or Music Appreciation and/or General Music where applicable; * Work with the other Instrumental directors to plan and coordinate other areas that may affect the program, which may include: Beginning Band recruitment, curriculum, performances, Extra-curricular groups (Winter Guard, Winter Percussion, etc.) and activities throughout the program, Seventh grade to high school recruitment, budget, equipment, facilities and staffing; * Coordinates and manages the inventory and maintenance of all departmental property including instruments, music library, equipment, and uniforms. * Work with the other instrumental directors to recruit band members, develop band members, and sustain the program. * Encourages, develops, and maintains a working relationship with students, staff members, parents, and patrons. * Any other reasonable additional duties as assigned by Administrators.

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Requirements

Qualifications: License in Fine Arts: Instrumental & General Music 5-12, P-12 Knowledge of the overall operation of an instrumental music program Percussion experience or emphasis preferred Strong communication, public relations and interpersonal skills Length of Contract: 220 days Position Type: Exempt

How to Apply

Please apply at wcsjobs.com.