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Full-time Orchestra Director, Assistant

at Conroe ISD in Houston Metro Area

Job Title: Teacher – Orchestra

Reports to: Principal

DEPT./SCHOOL: High School STATUS CODE: 3214

WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt DATE REVISED: 02/03/03


Primary Purpose:
Teach instrumental music, grades 5-12.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s Degree of Music Education, would prefer Master’s Degree. First year teachers should have student teacher experienced at all levels
Music Certification – Texas Certificate for K-12

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Applicant should have outstanding playing and teaching skills
Some keyboard skills are necessary
Applicants for secondary level positions should have experience and working knowledge of the symphonic literature
Working knowledge of full orchestra instrumentation
Perform on primary instrument to illustrate and demonstrate correct techniques, corrective measures, and musical expressiveness

Experience:
Private teaching and demonstrated performance

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Organize, rehearse and prepare students for string activities which include the following: seasonal concerts, district solo/ensemble contest, Regional and All-State tryouts, District “String Fling” and participation in UIL where appropriate.
Recruits and holds a sufficient number of students to sustain a standard and balanced instrumentation for the succeeding string instrumental program.
Collaborates with principal and staff to establish a workable class schedule which insofar as possible accommodates the needs of each building.
In addition to the established strict method, selects and uses planned sequences of instruction for the development of string instrument technique and music reading.
Maintain and submits upon request accurate computer generated records on enrollment, attendance, instrumentation and inventory.
Demonstrates correct techniques for assembly, care and maintenance of student instruments.
Communicates with parents regularly to encourage and promote student progress, regular practice, attendance and any needed information regarding their playing condition of the student’s string instrument.
Conducts rehearsals and performances demonstrating understanding of differences in style among various types of music.
Presents performances of high musical quality in which groups are musically prepared, well disciplined and make a good appearance.
Selects and requisitions required music, instruments, equipment, and supplies within budgetary constraints.
Participates cooperatively on school and district-wide activities.
Works with coordinator and staff to develop, refine and evaluate the curriculum so that program activities are related to program outcomes.
Pursues and participates in professional development activities; disseminates ideas and information to other professionals.
Regular attendance.
Other duties as may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES:
None

EQUIPMENT USED:
Telephone, copier, computer, audiovisual equipment, band instruments

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environment Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.


Position: Orchestra Director, Assistant
Position Focus: HS
ISD/School: Conroe ISD
TMEA Region: TMEA Region 9

Contact Person: Mindy Florian
Street/Number: 27330 Oak Ridge School Rd.
City: Conroe
State: TX
Zip: 77385
Extension:
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