High School Band Director
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Band, Chorus/Vocal, Music (General), Music Therapy, Orchestra.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
- Meets and Instructs the student(s) in assigned locations and at the designated times. - Instructs and plans the instrumental music program during the eleven-month contract period. - Ensures the adequate supervision of students. - Establishes and maintains rapport with students. - Motivates students to achieve maximum potential.\- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities - Works collaboratively with staff, families, and community resources to support the success of a diverse student population. - Complies with and supports school and division regulations and policies. - Maintains proper boundaries with students at all times, assuring respect for the ethical and legal duties in the staff-student relationship and the essential duty to serve as a role mode. - Provides a good role model of an educated professional in appearance, demeanor, dress and behavior; Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices. - Implements extra-curricular and summer band activities. - Participates inn appropriate district and high school music festivals. - Performs a winter music program, spring music concert, and at graduation exercises. - Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices. - Implements extra-curricular activities to include Marching Band, Concert and Symphonic bands. - Performs at all home varsity football games, local parades, winter concert, spring concert, and graduation. - Continue to provide a program at the level of excellence expected by the school district and community.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS Duties performed typically in school settings to include: band room, classrooms, gym, auditorium, and recreational areas, both at home and away events. Frequent walking, standing, stooping, and lifting up to approximately 40 pounds, and occasional lifting of equipment such band equipment weighting up to approximately 50 pounds may be required. Occasional travel with students on field trips and various performances may be necessary.