JobID 6093 : Assistant Choir Director (#2007125)

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
 
JOB TITLE:                                  Assistant Choir Director – Middle School
 
REPORTS TO:                                 Performing & Visual Arts Director & Principal
 
WAGE/HOUR STATUS:                Exempt  
 
PAY GRADE:                                  

 
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
 
The Middle School Assistant Choir Director is responsible for implementing the District choral music programs and educational philosophy of choral music for grades six through eight in cooperation with the Middle School Head Choir Director.
 

All employees of SISD are expected to act with integrity, support organizational goals, communicate in a clear and respectful manner, championing the needs of our students and drive continuous improvement.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate

Preferred:

  • One year of student teaching or approved internship
 
 

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of overall operation of vocal music program
  • Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing choir and extracurricular activities
  • Ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data
  • Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MAJOR REPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
 
  • Organizes the instruction of the choral music classes, groups or levels assigned.
    • Coordinates with the Head Choir Director to assure a consistent, developmental program within the District curriculum.
    • Plans for accurate assessment of the needs of students assigned and for activities to meet the needs.
    • Maintains accurate records of student programs and attendance.
    • Encourages appreciation for music, performance, fair competition and teamwork.

  • Assists in the operation of the choir program.
    • Assists with the private lesson programs.
    • Participates in scheduling and preparing for performances, programs and competitions.
    • Assists in supervising rehearsals.
    • Assists with maintaining, repairing and distributing school-owned equipment and uniforms.
    • Assist with record keeping for funds received and disbursed.
    • Assists with the selection of music and maintenance of the choir library.
    • Assists with suggestions for budgeting and requisitions.

  • Cooperates in sponsoring the competitive aspects of the program.
    • Assists with preparation of students for competition.
    • Assists with transportation and supervision of students during performances and competitions.
    • Assists with plans for informing parents about performances and competitions.

  • Exemplifies citizenship, sportsmanship and professionalism in behavior and performance of duties.
    • Promotes community understanding of the music program through communication with parents and concern for students.
    • Encourages interest in the choir program by presenting activities of interest to parents and students.
    • Assists with working with the Choir Booster organization.
    • Remains current in the area of choral music education through professional organizations, literature, workshops and in-service programs.

  • Complies with the position description for the classroom teacher.

  • Performs other appropriate duties as assigned by the principal, the Head Choir Director and the Director of Performing and Visual Arts.
 
 
 
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:  physical mobility, standing, prolonged sitting, some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling. Frequent district and occasional statewide travel; prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor and indoor work; exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather. Mental demands: Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations; ability to interpret a variety of data; ability to interpret TEC and policy; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory, ability to be effective in both oral and written communication; ability to maintain emotional control under stress.

 
 
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 

Posted By

Spring Independent School District

16717 ELLA BLVD, HOUSTON, TX 77090-4299
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,351 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

20%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.95

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 9%

FTE

4,938

State Average: 558