Middle School Band Director - Westside
Reports to: Building Administrator
This position is responsible for implementing instructions to students to provide academic, social, physical, and skills development to prepare them to be health and successful citizens.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach music classes in schools both in group settings and in one-on-one settings based on contracts with each school. Class sizes vary from a few students to over 50 kids.
Use recruiting tools, set up instrument testing events, recruitment nights, and other programs to entice kids at a school to join the band program. This may require on-site activities after school hours.
Prepare lesson plans, curriculum and benchmarking for all students, report on the progress of students against those benchmarks via progress reports and report cards.
Maintain quality relationships with school administration and principals to secure schedules for classes, notify schools of changes to classes or schedules, maintain a good inventory of instruments and notify the office if students are not attending or have other issues in class.
Coordinate concerts, solo & ensemble activities, and other events and performances to engage with students and parents.
Work with retail store and education representatives to make sure students have the instrument and supplies necessary to be successful in class.
Teach summer lessons and continuing education activity to students that wish to continue over the summer.
Additional duties as assigned.
Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
Assigns lesson and corrects homework.
Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
Keeps an attendance record.
Maintains discipline in classroom.
Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned
· Bachelor's degree
· 2 years teaching experience in urban schools (Preferred)
· Valid Tennessee teacher's license with appropriate endorsement in the grade/subject taught
All staff must wear face masks on campus. All other normal COVID precautions are in place.