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Full-time Choral Director, Assistant

at Fort Stockton ISD in Midland/Odessa Area

Job Title: Assistant Choir Director

Reports to: Choir Director

Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the overall program of Choir for the district. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular choir activities and ensure compliance with all state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and district requirements. Plan activities to achieve district, region, and state recognition.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing choir

Ability to implement policy and procedures

Ability to interpret data

Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills


Three years teaching and choir directing experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Program Planning
Direct high school instrumental performers, including marching choir, orchestra, concert choir, soloists, and ensembles.
Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in choir.
Provide for choir participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL activities.
Arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events.
Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rule, UIL rules, and board policy in the choir area.
Support choir booster club activities.
Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to determine program effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responds to student needs.
Recommend policies to improve program.
Budget and Inventory
Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.
Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.
Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets within department.
Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all choir equipment.
Develop and implement plans for vocal music program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Student Management
Apply and enforce student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
Maintain professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

Position: Choral Director, Assistant
Position Focus: MS / HS
ISD/School: Fort Stockton ISD
TMEA Region: TMEA Region 6
Salary Range: USD 42500 to 44500 per Year
Contact Person: Roy Alvarado
Street/Number: 2400 W. 5th
City: Fort Stockton
State: TX
Zip: 79735

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