Part-time (seasonal) Drum Line Instructor - High School
Job | Posted 2 months ago
|Manassas Park City Schools
100 Park Central Plaza, Suite 300
Manassas Park, Virginia 20111
POSITION: Drum Line Instructor - Manassas Park High School
- Pay scale: Stipend Position - $1800
- Part time – hours to be coordinated with the High School Band Director
Provides leadership for the high school instrumental music program. Works with high school head band director to organize and carry out a practice schedule. Coordinate assigned activities with the school calendar. Supervise all assigned activities and performances. This includes: Rehearsals, Football Games, Parades, Performances, Community Events, and Competitions. (see calendar for details: https://www.mpmarchingcougars.org/documents/calendar)
REQUISITE EDUCATION AND SKILLS:
-High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
-Be able to set drill dots and rehearse drumline sectionals.
-Strong background in marching band or the marching arts with percussion as a specialty.
-Experience with subgroups of percussion (Snare, Bass, Tenors, Mallets, etc.)
-Ability to tune/replace drumheads and do minor repairs on drumline equipment.
-Applicant should have the ability to inspire students and build enthusiasm.
-Applicant should have strong organizational and communication skills.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: (including but not limited to the following)
-Helps develop and coordinate off-season activities (rookie camp/clinics).
-Establishes performance requirements, enforces academic requirements, and verifies each student’s eligibility to participate in band.
-Assists with the implementation of drumline trips in accordance with district policy and regulations as well as student interest and ability.
-Assists with the planning, rehearsing, and directing of musical experiences for the school and community.
-Plans and uses appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
-Assist in teaching drill, choreography, and movements for marching/drumline show.
-Creates an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
-Teach drumline basics: warm-ups, marching technique, and stick work.
-Choreograph and teach “Chop Squad” drumline shows/cadences.
-Maintain inventory of percussion supplies, materials, and equipment.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with other staff and the public through the
use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment such as, but not limited to, a personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions will be required.
CLEARANCES (Conditions for employment):
- Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
- Tuberculosis Screening
Manassas Park City Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserve the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.