CURRENT JOB LISTINGS

Position: Community Jazz Band Director
County: DeKalb-Fulton
Location: The Atlanta Freedom Bands
Description: The Atlanta Freedom Bands (AFB) and its Board of Directors seeks to engage a part-time contract Band Director for its MetroGnomes Stage Band – an 18-piece community Swing Band – one of four performing groups within the AFB organization www.atlantafreedombands.org. AFB’s mission is to increase Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) acceptance through our visibility as performing artists in Atlanta and surrounding communities. The MetroGnomes Band Director will facilitate the selection, preparation and performance of band music in a welcoming environment for musicians of all orientations, genders, and skill levels while presenting a positive image of the LGBTQ community. The MetroGnomes Band Director is the key professional staff member of AFB MetroGnomes Stage Band.  

Responsibilities of the MetroGnomes Band Director include:
• Work with band members and Board to create and sustain an artistic vision for the band in support of the overall AFB mission;
• Provide input into and help coordinate (along with band leaders and Board) ~ 3-5 performances per year (i.e. Spring Swing, Swing into the Holidays, community events);
• Select music/solicit input from band members and create set lists appropriate for the skill level and goals of the MetroGnomes and the specific event;
• Prepare for and lead weekly rehearsals – provide input into rehearsal scheduling; create and communicate rehearsal agenda;  
• Conduct performances and serve as the face of the band during performances; 
• Coach/provide feedback to the full band, sections or individuals inside and outside of rehearsals with a sensitivity to the diverse skill levels of the members to assist with growth as musicians and to enhance the performance of the band;
• Stay in regular, weekly communication with the band and section leaders; 
• Follow the policies and administrative guidelines of the AFB including the use of the AFB calendar to avoid conflicts with other AFB groups;
• Play instrument(s) or arrange for guest musicians on occasion, as soloist or group member to support needs of the band;
• Facilitate distribution of solo, parts and seating assignments within sections as needed;
• Attend Board of Directors meetings as an ex-officio member (optional); coordinate with MetroGnomes Board Representative and/or MetroGnomes Coordinator to prepare/present monthly Board report.
• Assist in recruitment and retention of band members;
• Represent AFB in the community (optional attendance at social or community events);
• Other responsibilities as mutually agreed between Band Director and the AFB Board.
Compensation & Schedule:  The number of hours will fluctuate depending on rehearsal and performance schedule (e.g., approximately 16-24 hrs/month regular season with a reduced summer schedule).  It is expected the Director will provide the appropriate level of support to fulfill the duties. Compensation to be determined in discussion with AFB Board.
Desirable Qualifications:  Advanced degree in Music Education or Performance, Jazz Studies or related degree; experience directing adult community volunteers.  
Atlanta Freedom Bands is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  We are a proud member of the Lesbian and Gay Band Association. We welcome applicants of all orientations and genders to apply.  Please send resume and cover letter to:  mgrep@atlantafreedombands.com
Date Posted: November 8, 2017


Position: Full time Long-term Substitute MS and US Choir Teacher
County: Fulton
Location: Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Description: Click HERE for more details.
Date Posted: October 31, 2017


Position: Chorus Director
County: Fulton
Location: Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Description: Click HERE for more details.
Date Posted: October 23, 2017


Position: Lower Primary School Music Teacher
County: Fulton
Location: Atlanta International School
Description: Lower Primary School Music Teacher
Applications are invited from dedicated and enthusiastic, professional educators for the position of Primary Music Teacher. This is a part-time position in our Lower Primary School (Kindergarten-Gr. 2) starting Nov. 1, 2017 - June 1, 1017. Atlanta International is an IBPYP school with a dual language program operating in the Primary School.  In this role, fluency in German or French is a plus.  
The successful Teacher Candidate will have:
•Training and experience in music education in a Primary School setting
•An international perspective and/or international teaching experience
•Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in Primary School Music Education
•An unwavering commitment to the students
•The ability to teach through an inquiry process and to differentiate for ability levels and learning styles
•Excellent interpersonal skills with the desire to work collaboratively with the school community including students, staff, and parents.
IBPYP teaching experience is preferred, but good applicants with other curriculum experience are also welcome to apply.  Applicants who are able to teach Music in German or French would be given serious consideration.  An understanding of the principles of second language acquisition is also a plus. 
To Apply:
To apply please send curriculum vitae and cover letter to employment@aischool.org. Please use ‘PS Music Teacher’ as your subject heading. Atlanta International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
Date Posted: October 17, 2017


Position: Long-term Choral Director Substitute
County: Gwinnett
Location: Norcross High School
Description: Maternity leave position starting February 2018. 5 curricular choirs and one after school a cappella group. Please contact kim_money@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
Date Posted: October 23, 2017


Position: Band Director & Choral Director
County: Randolph
Location: Randolph County School System
Description: Two positions. Must be certified in the content area.
(1) Band, Grade level-6 to 12
(2) Chorus, p - 12.
Send resume to: Shirley.Marshall@sowegak12.org
Date Posted: October 3, 2017


Position: Accompanist
County: Gwinnett
Location: Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
Description: KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: To work with the Music Ministry Director to develop a comprehensive music program by:
-Providing organ, piano, and/or keyboard music for worship services
-Accompanying the adult choir at regularly scheduled rehearsals, Sunday worship services, and special events as assigned by the Music Ministry Director
-Selecting and presenting preludes, interludes, offertories, and postludes
-Accompanying the Children and Youth Choirs at regularly scheduled rehearsals and special events as assigned by the Music Ministry Director
-Maintaining a current list of substitute organists/keyboard persons
Job Classification: Part Time (10 hours), Exempt Onsite hours include: Wed 1 hour, Thurs 1.5 hours, Sun AM 1.5 hours, Sun PM 1 hour. Salary range: 10,000-14,000.
Interested applicants should submit a resume to atf@goodshepherdpc.org.
Date Posted: September 26, 2017


Position: Choral Director
County: Forsyth
Location: Denmark High School
Description: Denmark High School will be open for the 2018-2019 school year.  Applications are being accepted now for this position.  Please apply online via the link provided.  Direct all questions to Denmark principal, Heather Gordy, HGordy@forsyth.k12.ga.us
Click HERE for more details.
Date Posted: September 26, 2017


Position: Band Director
County: Forsyth
Location: Denmark High School
Description: Denmark High School will be open for the 2018-2019 school year.  Applications are being accepted now for this position.  Please apply online via the link provided.  Direct all questions to Denmark principal, Heather Gordy, hgordy@forsyth.k12.ga.us
Click HERE for more details.
Date Posted: September 26, 2017


Position: Part-time Church Choir Director
County: Cobb
Location: Mars Hill Presbyterian Church
Description: This position was established to support the Music ministry at Mars Hill Church. The Session, through the Administrative, Communication &  Finance  (AC&F) Ministry, is responsible for the terms and conditions of employment. This position will report to and be responsible to the Pastor for day-to-day performance of these responsibilities. The Worship Ministry team shall provide direction and oversight and, together with the Pastor, will give input to an annual performance evaluation conducted by the Chair of the Worship Ministry team.
Position Requirements
This position requires the individual possesses experience in directing a choir (preferably a church choir). It is our hope that this person also has the ability to play the piano on those occasions that our accompanist is unable to play or on vacation. In addition to directing skills, the person filling this position must have a close personal relationship with Jesus and an ability to work effectively with individuals and groups. Leadership skills which exemplify a strong Christian faith, along with strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills are also necessary.
Principal Accountabilities:
● Lead choir for 9am Traditional Worship on Sunday mornings, including vocal warm up.
● Lead choir rehearsal at 7pm on Wednesday nights.
Responsibilities and Duties for Choir Director
● Provide choral music for the 9am Sunday worship service which includes a choir rehearsal, any solo or ensemble rehearsals.
● Select appropriate choral music including general anthems and special seasonal music.
● Prepare Christmas music, which may include a Cantata, Christmas Eve services, Easter services, Ash Wednesday services.
● Oversee volunteer librarian responsible for filling choir folders, emptying them and pulling choral anthems as needed.
● Order any new choral music based on current budget guidelines.
● Maintain tuning of Sanctuary piano. We usually tune prior to Easter, prior to Christmas and if needed, a summer tuning. Tuner: Piano Care, Emmett Daudelin 770-421-8778.
● Pick appropriate hymns (2) for weekly worship service.
● Attend Worship meetings as scheduled.
● Work with the Pastor to establish music for any One Service Sundays and plan whether it will be choir driven, praise team driven or combination of both.
● Work with volunteer in charge of sound when any services require microphones or special sound needs.
● Send all bulletin information as pertains to first service music to church secretary (currently done on a monthly basis). This includes hymns, anthems, and closing music.
● Coordinate with accompanist.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a part-time permanent position (10-12 hrs a week), salary commensurate with experience.
Two weeks paid vacation available after 90 days. Vacations and absences are scheduled through the Pastor.
Please submit Resume and Cover Letter to:
mhchoirsearch@gmail.com c/o Bryant Harris
Date Posted: September 26, 2017


Position: Church Pianist
County: Henry/Rockdale
Location: Union United Methodist
Description: 650/mo Wednesday evening choir practice at 6:30 and Sunday morning at 10:45. Provide service music for traditional service and accompany choir and ensembles. 
Reverend Sharon Waters 706.436.0028
Date Posted: September 18, 2017


Position: Part-Time Pianist
County: Cobb
Location: Pilgrimage United Church of Christ
Description: Click HERE for more information.
Date Posted: August 22, 2017


Position: Music Teacher
County: Fulton
Location: Christ the King Catholic School
Description: Christ the King Catholic School, a K-8 Archdiocesan parish school, located in the Buckhead community of North Atlanta, GA is seeking a certified Music Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.  Requirements include a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Music Education.  Qualified applicants may obtain the professional educator application via website at www.christking.org.  Please fax application, teaching certificate, cover letter and resume to 404-266-0608 or email mbryan@christking.org.
Date Posted: August 22, 2017


Position: Organist/Accompanist
County: Douglas
Location: First Presbyterian Church
Description: Supports the traditional worship and music ministry of the church by providing organ and piano music for scheduled services in traditional style in coordination with the Music Director. Accompanying the choir and offering instrumental support for all traditional worship services.
Please e-mail inquiries or resumes to hr@fpcdouglasvill.org

  • Provides organ and piano service music for all traditional services in coordination with the Music Director.
  • Accompany the choir for all regular Sunday traditional services as well as occasional mid-week services, e.g., Maundy-Thursday, Christmas Eve.
  • Accompany the choir for all rehearsals, which are usually Wednesday nights, but may also include other times during seasons like Christmas and Easter.
  • Accompany the choir in its preparation and execution of special choral events.
  • Provide instrumental support as needed during worship services, e.g., offertory, Communion.
  • Provide instrumental support for additional services at the church e.g. weddings, funerals, prayer services.  The church will arrange and request for those services.  Additional compensation may be given.
  • Oversee maintenance/tuning of all organs and pianos.
  • Organ Information: A Rogers 967, 3 manual with antiphonal, purchased and installed in 20
    Date Posted: August 22, 2017

Position: Band Director
County: Chatham
Location: The STEM Academy
Description: The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is seeking candidates for the position of Band Director at The STEM Academy for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time position. Interested candidates should email a resume to Dr. Jimmie Cave at Jimmie.Cave@sccpss.com
Date Posted: August 15, 2017


Position: Drumline Tech
County: Gordon
Location: Sonoraville High School
Description: The Sonoraville High School Phoenix Band is seeking a qualified part time battery percussion tech.  Must have post high school marching experience and references.  Interested applicants should contact Justin Burke at jburke@gcbe.org.
Date Posted: August 10, 2017


Position: 6-12 General Music Choral
County: Glynn
Location: Frederica Academy
Description: K-8 Music. Small classes. General Music and Choral. Contact John Tomas at johnthomas@fredericaacademy.org
Date Posted: August 7, 2017


Position: Choral Director
County: Chatham
Location: Savannah High School
Description: The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is seeking candidates for the position of Choral Director at Savannah High School for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time position. Interested candidates should email a resume to Ms. Tammy Broadnax, Principal at Tammy.Broadnax@sccpss.com
Date Posted: July 28, 2017


Position: Music Teacher
County: Chatham
Location: Pooler Elementary School
Description: The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is seeking candidates for the position of Music Teacher at Pooler Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time position. Interested candidates should email a resume to Ms. Stacey McPipkin, Principal at Stacey.McPipkin@sccpss.com
Date Posted: July 28, 2017


Position: Variety of Openings
County: Fulton
Location: Fulton County School System
Description: The Fulton County Schools Performing Arts division is lead by nearly 200 music educators and music therapists. We are actively seeking highly qualified, certified candidates for K-5 music teachers with current openings at Dunwoody Springs Elementary and Hamilton Holmes Elementary Schools. Visit our web page for a current listing of music positions open in Fulton and specific directions in how to apply: https://www.fultonperformingarts.org/job-openings
Date Posted: July 26, 2017


Job Title: Band Director
County: Chatham
Location: Myers Middle School
Description: The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is seeking candidates for the position of Band Director at Myers Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time position. Interested candidates should email a resume to Ms. Ericka Washington at Ericka.Washington@sccpss.com  
Date Posted: July 26, 2017


Job Title: Choral Director
County: Chatham
Location: Windsor Forest High School
Description: The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is seeking candidates for the position of Choral Director at Windsor Forest High School for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a full time position. Interested candidates should email a resume to Mr. Derrick Butler, Principal at Derrick.Butler@sccpss.com
Date Posted: July 21, 2017


Job Title: Contemporary Worship Leader
County: Bulloch
Location: Brooklet United Methodist Church
Description: Brooklet United Methodist Church is in search of a leader of its Contemporary Worship Service.  The person we are in need of must be first and foremost a Christian with a desire to glorify God through worship.  Expectations will include leading the Sunday Contemporary Worship Service, coordinating and leading weekly practices, and special events as planned with other ministries within BUMC.  The individual needs to possess the skills and gifts associated with leading a contemporary praise band and contemporary congregational worship service, needs some background in an instrument normally used in contemporary worship (i.e. keyboard, guitar, etc.). Worship leadership experience, musical educational background, and a connection to other potential praise band members are preferred qualifications, but are not requirements of the position.  This position will report to the Senior Pastor and will communicate regularly with the Contemporary Pastor, Music Director, and Worship Committee.  The Staff Pastor Parrish Relations Committee will provide support and ensure compliance with the goals of BUMC.  This is a part time salaried staff position, of which the amount of compensation will be based upon experience. To apply, please send resume to one of the below or drop your resume off at our church office with Ms. Rosanna Hoyle.  To ensure email delivery, please follow up with a phone call or text message.  We will have the position open until filled, but it is our intent to have this position filled immediately.
-Rosanna Hoyle, Church Secretary:  rosanna.bumc@nctv.com; BUMC Office (912) 842-2908 -Chip Grantham, Sr. Pastor:  chip.bumc@nctv.com; (706) 570-3330 Please leave voice mail if necessary.
Date Posted: July 19, 2017


Job Title: Woodwind Instructor
County: Meriwether
Location: Manchester High School
Description: Woodwind instructor needed for band camp. Dates are July 24-28, 8am-8pm. Please email if interested. College students encouraged to apply. christopher.libby@mcssga.org
Date Posted: July 19, 2017


Job Title: Various Positions: Band Director, Choral Director, Orchestra Director, Dance Teacher, and Theatre Teacher
County: Muscogee
Location: Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts
Description: Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts in Columbus, GA opens for its inaugural school year in the fall of 2017/18. In collaboration with the community, the faculty and staff is dedicated to the development of the talent and creative potential of young adults in an integrated academic environment. Join us for a job fair for fine arts teacher candidates on Wednesday, July 12th. Please contact (706) 748-2042 or visit HERE for more information
Date Posted: July 10, 2017


Job Title: Staff Singers
County: DeKalb
Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church
Description: Click HERE for more details.
Date Posted: June 23, 2017


Job Title: Elementary Music Teacher
County: Newton
Location: South Salem Elementary School
Description: Please apply online at http://www.newtoncountyschools.org/
Date Posted: June 23, 2017


Job Title: Elementary Academy Orchestra Teacher
County: Fulton (APS Charter)
Location: Charles R. Drew Charter School
Description: Please apply online at http://www.drewcharterschool.org/employment.
Date Posted: June 14, 2017


Position: Full Time Band Director
County: Floyd
Location: Darlington School
Description: Please apply online at www.darlingtonschool.org/employment
Date Posted: June 14, 2017


Position: Part Time Band Director
County: Floyd
Location: Darlington School
Description: Please apply online at www.darlingtonschool.org/employment
Date Posted: June 14, 2017


Position: Various Positions
County: Glynn
Location: Golden Isles Youth Orchestra
Description: The Golden Isles Youth Orchestra (GIYO – a 501(c)3) is entering its twelfth year of supporting school and community based opportunities for elementary, middle and high school students to play and perform classical music.  This well-funded program is looking for knowledgeable and talented leaders/teachers for the following segments of its multi-level programs.  These programs will resume in late August 2017 and continue through May 2018.  Additional opportunities will be available in the summer of 2018.
-Guest conductor/instructor up to two days a week to supplement, with a Glynn County teacher, strings instruction in Glynn Academy’s Orchestra class, 8:30 to 10:30 am;
-Orchestra assistant to GIYO’s mid-level orchestra (grades five through eight), alternate Monday evenings, 5:30 to 8:00 pm, at a downtown Brunswick church;
-Symphonette Ensemble, select mid-level musicians who are scheduled to play during the year at several community events; rehearsals determined by the schedule;
-Director of GIYO’s Ensemble, the public face of more experience GIYO orchestra;  rehearsals several times a month, usually on Sundays, 6:00 to 8:30 pm, dinner included; depends on scheduled community performances;
-Librarian for all the youth orchestras, including duplication of music, filing and updating the Music Catalog of the GIYO Library Registry;
-Instructor for violin, viola, cello and string bass players who have had at least one year experience on a string, but also including first chairs and concert-masters; lessons are scheduled on select Saturdays and weekly after school at designated sites in the Golden Isles;

These are part-time positions.  Interested parties are urged to consider one, several or all opportunities which would fit into individual interests, talents and schedules.  Salaries are negotiable, depending on experience and type of activity.  For further information, contact JoAnn Davis, Chair, Musician Development Committee, Golden Isles Youth Orchestra at ted@dorcy.com.
Date Posted: May 30, 2017


Position: Percussion Technician
County: Chattooga
Location: Trion High School
Description: Trion High School is seeking a Percussion/Battery Technician for the 2017 Marching Band season. Applicants should have a strong background in battery work and be available starting on July 10th through July 21st for percussion and band camps. Applicants should also be available during afternoon rehearsals, football games, and competitions, if possible. To apply, please email your resume to Travis Roye at travis.roye@trionschools.org.
Date Posted: May 25, 2017


Position: Band Director
County: Chatham
Location: St. Andrew's School
Description: Click HERE for more information.
Date Posted: May 11, 2017


Position: Band Director
County: Cherokee
Location: River Ridge High School
Description: River Ridge High School is searching for strong candidates for the position of Director of Bands.  Qualified applicants should apply on the Cherokee County School District website, as well as submit materials to Mr. Darrell Herring, Principal: darrell.herring@cherokee.k12.ga.us
Date Posted: May 11, 2017