JobID 4724 : 2020/21 Assistant Choir Director, High School (#1995321)

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Description

The State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49.00 will be charged for fingerprinting.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To assist in the coordination and facilitation of the secondary choir program so that each student is provided the opportunity to achieve the music knowledge and skills that will lead to a lifetime of music appreciation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Direct high school vocal performers, including concert choirs, soloists, and ensembles.
  • Assist with choir participation at extra-curricular events, including concerts and UIL activities.
  • Instruct at high schools and middle schools as assigned.
  • Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to determine program. effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responds to student needs.
  • Oversee process of maintaining and storing all choir equipment.
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by TEA, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
  • Comply with federal and state laws, State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) rule, TEA and UIL rules, and board policy pertaining to choir.
  • Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips.
  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
  • Maintain professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Apply and enforce student discipline in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned by head director, principal, or administration.
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance to ensure a consistent focus on student learning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • None
 
GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES
Education/Certification/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate.
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of all UIL and TEA rules pertaining to choir and choir instructional techniques and pedagogy.
  • Skill in instruction, communication, public relations and organization.
  • Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data; and willingness to advance knowledge by attending workshops, conventions, and staff development sessions.
 
Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities noted herein; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
  • May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
  • Needs to move about inside the classroom or campus to monitor students as necessary.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Frequent moving of small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.
  • Occasional requires lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis.
  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism at all times.
 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted By

Leander Independent School District

204 W S ST, LEANDER, TX 78641-1806
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,650 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.20

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,510

State Average: 558