Secondary Band/Music Teacher (#300517)

Job | Posted 2 months ago

Description:  Full-time Band/Music Teacher Date Posted: 09/24/2019 Location: Craig Middle School/ Moffat County High School  Date of Availability: ASAP

Salary:   Salary commensurate with experience and education level.

Job Summary: This position is split between both the High School and also the Middle School.  Grades 6th through 12th. As the primary instructional delivery person in the classroom the teacher must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be well trained in content knowledge and teaching strategies. Student achievement and growth are very dependent on the work and efforts of the teacher. 

Responsibilities and Duties: Other duties as assigned - Develop students’ technique for playing woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. - Cover appropriate band literature styles for school, public, and competitive performances. - Create and implement a variety of appropriate instructional activities for students of varying    abilities and talents. -  Evaluate student achievement and adjust instruction accordingly. - Teach a variety of different skills on a variety of instruments simultaneously. - Organize and maintain a large inventory of equipment - Organize and maintain a large inventory of instructional materials and music library. - Plan logistics and transportation for up to 6 events outside of school per year. - Plan and organize concerts and other public performances         a. Scheduling          b. Prepare and produce concert programs          c. Venue arrangement, transport equipment          d. Organize and supervise students and volunteers - Supervise groups of students in activities outside of school hours and school grounds. - Be responsible for budgeted and fundraised money accounts. - Maintain appropriate training hours and licenses as required. - Comply with District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations. - Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualification Requirements:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performs the essential functions. 

Education, Experience and Certifications:  Must meet or be eligible to meet the requirements of the Colorado Department of Education for Secondary Band. - Knowledge of performance skills on all wind and percussion instruments. - Knowledge of traditional musical styles. - Have a working (mechanical and structural) knowledge of all standard wind and percussion instruments. - Be able to perform fundamental maintenance on all standard wind and percussion instruments. - Have a fundamental operational knowledge of audio recording equipment. -  Have a fundamental operational knowledge of sound reinforcement equipment. - Have a fundamental knowledge of other specific music performance related technology

Supervisory Responsibilities:  The employee supervises students in the class, out of class and in large event settings such as concerts, games and more.     Language Skills:  Ability to read and analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, staff and the general public.   Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.   Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.    Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implements lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community; ability to speak clear and concisely in written or oral communication.   Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop and kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.  The employee must occasionally push items of 75lbs. or more, such as pushing children on a bike or moving/rearranging furniture.  Specific vision abilities required by this include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.    Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described below here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment.  Is directly responsible for student safety, work output and wellbeing.       Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at

In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Dave Ulrich, Superintendent, Renae Dove, Executive Director of School Support and Personnel, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-4249.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Renae Dove, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6270,

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Moffat County School District Re No. 1

775 YAMPA AVENUE, CRAIG, CO 81625-2532
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,716 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%



State Average: 415