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CURRENT JOB LISTINGS

Position: Assistant Band Director
County: DeKalb
Location: St. Pius X Catholic High School
Description: St. Pius X Catholic High School located in Atlanta, GA is seeking an Assistant Band Director for the 2019-20 school year. Duties include teaching and maintaining a band program at partner middle schools, co-teaching band classes at the high school level, and other teaching duties as assigned. This position will also focus on logistical, organizational, and budgetary aspects of the fine arts department. This position will work in tandem with the St. Pius Arts Society, a parental booster organization devoted to the promotion and support of the fine arts department, and serve as a liaison between the faculty and SPAS. St. Pius X is a drug-free workplace and offers a competitive salary as well as a complete benefits package.
A Breakdown of specific teaching responsibilities and duties can be found below:

  • Teach beginning and intermediate programs at two partner middle schools

  • Inspire growth in the middle school programs and advocate for retention at the high school level

  • Lead the St. Pius X Youth Honor Band

  • Co-lead recruitment efforts for the St. Pius X Band Program

  • Lead sectionals with the St. Pius X marching and concert programs

  • Assist during after-school marching rehearsals and performances

  • Assist with other teaching and logistical responsibilities as needed

If interested, please email Marsha Free, Executive Assistant to the Principal at Mfree@spx.org with a cover letter and current resume.
Date Posted: February 18, 2019


Position: Church Organist/Choir Accompanist - Part-time
County: Union
Location: Mountain Presbyterian Church, Blairsville, GA
Description: Mountain Presbyterian has a position open for chuch organist and choir accompanist.  Time requirements are one service on Sunday's and choir rehearsal on Wednesday evenings. The Sunday service is a traditional service with hymns, responses, prelude, offertory, postlude, and occasionally special music. There are additional services throughout the year (Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Kirkin' Service, and Christmas Eve). Please send resume and professional references to mtn@mtnpres.org. If you would like further information, please contact Marilyn Peters, Director of Music at 706-851-4494.
Date Posted: February 12, 2019


Position: Percussion Director
County: Fulton
Location: Centennial High School
Description: Centennial High School (Roswell, GA – 20 minutes from Atlanta) is searching for a Percussion Director beginning next year. This is for school day and after school instruction. Please see the attached job posting with specific duties, including best contact information with a resume and cover letter/email. More Information.
Date Posted: February 11, 2019


Position: Colorguard Tech
County: Walton
Location: Loganville High School
Description: Loganville High School is in need of a colorguard tech for spring try-outs and summer band camp. This can eventually play into a fall staff position pending references checked. High school and collegiate guard required, DCI/BOA/WGI experience preferred. Please contact Josh Brandon, Band Director, at joshua.brandon@walton.k12.ga.us.
Date Posted: February 8, 2019


Position: Choir Director
County: Henry
Location: Woodland High School
Description: Woodland High School seeks a choral director to begin in the fall of 2019. 
Applications should be completed through the Henry County Schools applitrack page
Contact principal Shannon Ellis (shannon.ellis@henry.k12.ga.us) or Samuel Miller (samuel.miller@henry.k12.ga.us) with questions. 
Date Posted: February 7, 2019


Position: Drumline Tech (battery)
County: Gwinnett
Location: Buford High School
Description: The Buford High School Band, in Buford, GA, is currently looking for a drumline tech for the 2019 marching band season. This position would begin in June and continue until the end of the competitive marching band season.  WGI/DCI experience is preferred, and financial compensation is based off of experience. Please send all resumes, recommendations, and any other pertinent information to Matt Young, Director of Bands, at matt.young@bufordcityschools.org.
Date Posted: February 4, 2019


Position: Woodwind Tech
County: Forsyth
Location: North Forsyth High School
Description: The North Forsyth High School Band, in Cumming, GA, is currently searching for a Woodwind Tech for the 2019 Marching Band season. We are looking for an energetic, knowledgeable, motivated, and experienced person to work with all woodwind sections on music, marching techniques, drill, and other needed areas. The job will begin in mid-July with Band Camp and continue through the end of the marching band season. Compensation will be determined based on experience and availability. Please email resumes, recommendations, and other information to Raymond Thomas, Director of Bands, at rthomas@forsyth.k12.ga.us.
Date Posted: February 1, 2019


Position: Visual/Marching Tech
County: Forsyth
Location: North Forsyth High School
Description: The North Forsyth High School Band, in Cumming, GA, is currently searching for a Visual/Marching Tech for the 2019 Marching Band season. We are looking for a knowledgeable, motivated, and experienced person to work with the entire marching band, teaching them marching fundamentals, drill, creating visuals, and other show visual needs. The job will begin in mid-July with Band Camp and continue through the end of the marching band season. Compensation will be determined based on experience and availability. Please email resumes, recommendations, and other information to Raymond Thomas, Director of Bands, at rthomas@forsyth.k12.ga.us.
Date Posted: February 1, 2019


Position: Director of Piano / Piano Instructor
County: Chatham (Savannah-Chatham County)
Location: Savannah Arts Academy of Visual and Performing Arts
Description: Responsibilities: Teaching group/individual instruction piano majors who have auditioned and qualified to attend the public specialty school; accompaniment class; assistance with choral department and all music departments
Up to 4 major recitals each year, including a double piano concert
6th Annual SAA PianoFest: Master Class, guest clinician recital and student recital
Perform general faculty responsibilities according to the guidelines listed in the SAA Faculty and Staff Handbook including: registration paperwork, attendance records and faculty meetings; geneal public school 
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
Master’s Degree in Music with emphasis on pedagogy and performance
• At least 4 years of studio teaching experience. Group teaching experiences a plus.
• Dedication to working in a collaborative professional environment in one of Georgia's top 5 public schools
Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in music
2 years studio teaching experience
APPLY HERE
Date Posted: January 31, 2019


Position: Choral Director
County: Fulton
Location: The Lovett School, Atlanta, GA
Description: Reports to: Director of Fine Arts
Position Summary: The Lovett School, a coeducational college preparatory school serving students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in Atlanta, GA, seeks a Middle School and Upper School choral director to start in August 2019. Lovett has a well-established applied lessons Conservatory of Music faculty and a recording studio. This is a 10-month position.
The Lovett School Mission: The Lovett School is a community that seeks to develop young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in college and in life.
The Lovett School Vision for Learning:  Lovett offers experiences that inspire our students to love learning. We encourage them to think critically, communicate effectively, engage creatively, and collaborate purposefully. We provide the opportunities and resources that help our students develop independence and self-direction and extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom as they grow intellectually, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, morally, and spiritually.
The Lovett School Diversity Mission Statement: The Lovett School celebrates the uniqueness of each individual within an intentionally inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment. We recognize that our community is enhanced as we seek to appreciate and respect the differences among our students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. We are committed to supporting this environment through classroom instruction, professional development, and other curricular and co-curricular programming, and in accordance with our nondiscriminatory policy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop curriculum and specific lesson plans.
• Read, assess, and analyze music scores.
• Assess and evaluate student performance through videos, recordings, auditions, and performances.
• Choose appropriate music and prepare students for performances.
• Conduct and instruct daily Middle School and Upper School choral rehearsals.
• Seek professional development opportunities to maintain and improve performance and instruction skills.
• Conduct before-school and after-school tutorials as needed.
• Participate in faculty meetings as called.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with department, families, and community.
• Implement effective character education and classroom management.
• Direct choral sectional rehearsals and coach music in grades 6 through 12.
• Work collaboratively with choral staff and all Fine Arts staff.
Position Requirements (knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform satisfactorily in the position):
• Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or related field
• Teaching Certificate is encouraged but not required 
• Minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience
• Thorough knowledge of broad choral literature 
• Strong collaborative spirit
• Ability to coach details and finishing of choral music
• Excellent communications skills
• Comprehensive understanding of vocal production
• Excellent conducting skills
• Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Physical Demands:  
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands from wrist to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands.  The employee must be able to walk on campus, up/down stairs, and across uneven surfaces and must be able to perform emergency care, if, necessary, on floor, in hallways or tight spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
For more information visit HERE.
Date Posted: January 31, 2019


Position: Middle School/Upper School Orchestra Director
County: Fulton
Location: The Lovett School Atlanta, GA
Description: Reports to: Director of Fine Arts
Position Summary: The Lovett School, a coeducational college preparatory school serving students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in Atlanta, GA, seeks a Middle School and Upper School orchestra director to start in August 2019. Lovett has a well-established Conservatory of Music faculty and recording studio. This is a 10-month position.
The Lovett School Mission: The Lovett School is a community that seeks to develop young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in college and in life.
The Lovett School Vision for Learning:  Lovett offers experiences that inspire our students to love learning. We encourage them to think critically, communicate effectively, engage creatively, and collaborate purposefully. We provide the opportunities and resources that help our students develop independence and self-direction and extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom as they grow intellectually, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, morally, and spiritually.
The Lovett School Diversity Mission Statement: The Lovett School celebrates the uniqueness of each individual within an intentionally inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment. We recognize that our community is enhanced as we seek to appreciate and respect the differences among our students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. We are committed to supporting this environment through classroom instruction, professional development, and other curricular and co-curricular programming, and in accordance with our nondiscriminatory policy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop curriculum and specific lesson plans
• Read, assess, and analyze music scores
• Assess and evaluate student performance through videos, recordings, in person and auditions
• Choose appropriate music and prepare students for performances
• Conduct and instruct daily orchestra rehearsals and classes for grades 6 - 12
• Seek professional development opportunities to maintain and improve performance and instruction skills
• Conduct before-school and after-school tutorials as scheduled
• Participate in faculty meetings as called
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with department, families, and community
• Implement effective character education and classroom management
• Direct orchestra sectional rehearsals and coach chamber music in all divisions
• Work collaboratively with orchestra team
Position Requirements (knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform satisfactorily in the position)
• Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or related field
• Teaching Certificate is encouraged but not required 
• Minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience
• Thorough knowledge of all string instruments 
• Strong collaborative spirit
• Ability to coach string chamber music
• Excellent communications skills
• Highly proficient on one string instrument as the primary instrument
• Good conducting skills
• Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Physical Demands:  
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands from wrist to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands.  The employee must be able to walk on campus, up/down stairs, and across uneven surfaces and must be able to perform emergency care, if, necessary, on floor, in hallways or tight spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
For more information please visit HERE.
Date Posted: January 30, 2019


Position: Lower School Orchestra Director
County: Fulton
Location: The Lovett School Atlanta, GA
Description: Reports to: Director of Fine Arts
Position Summary: The Lovett School, a coeducational college preparatory school serving students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in Atlanta, GA, seeks a Lower School orchestra director to start August 2018. Lovett has a well-established Conservatory of Music faculty and recording studio.
The Lovett School Mission: The Lovett School is a community that seeks to develop young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in college and in life.
The Lovett School Vision for Learning:  Lovett offers experiences that inspire our students to love learning. We encourage them to think critically, communicate effectively, engage creatively, and collaborate purposefully. We provide the opportunities and resources that help our students develop independence and self-direction and extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom as they grow intellectually, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, morally, and spiritually.
The Lovett School Diversity Mission Statement: The Lovett School celebrates the uniqueness of each individual within an intentionally inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment. We recognize that our community is enhanced as we seek to appreciate and respect the differences among our students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. We are committed to supporting this environment through classroom instruction, professional development, and other curricular and co-curricular programming, and in accordance with our nondiscriminatory policy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop curriculum and specific lesson plans
• Read, assess, and analyzes music scores
• Assess and evaluate student performance through videos, recordings, and auditions
• Choose appropriate music and prepare students for performances
• Conduct and instruct daily orchestra rehearsals
• Seek professional development opportunities to maintain and improve performance and instruction skills
• Conduct before-school and after-school tutorials as scheduled
• Participate in faculty meetings as called
• Collaborate and communicate effectively with department, families, and community
• Implement effective character education and classroom management
• Direct orchestra sectional rehearsals and coach chamber music in all divisions
• Work collaboratively with Orchestra Team
Position Requirements (knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform satisfactorily in the position)
• Bachelor’s degree in Music Education or related field
• Teaching Certificate is encouraged but not required
• Minimum of 5 years of classroom teaching experience
• Thorough knowledge of all string instruments
• Strong collaborative spirit
• Ability to coach string chamber music
• Excellent communications skills
• Be highly proficient on one string instrument as the primary instrument
• Good conducting skills
• Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Physical Demands
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to lift and transport chairs, music stands, and other heavy equipment lifting up to 30 pounds.  The employee is also regularly required to stand, walk up and down stairs, and conduct large groups.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
For more information please visit HERE.
Date Posted: January 30, 2019


Position: Percussion Instructor
County: Walton
Location: Loganville High School
Description: The Loganville High School Band is searching for a percussion instructor for the summer and potentially the 2019 season. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic leader to teach the percussion section. This person will primarily work with our battery section. This position is for summer band camp but can play into the 2019 fall season.
If interested, please email Josh Brandon at joshua.brandon@walton.k12.ga.us.
Date Posted: January 22, 2019


Position: General Music Teacher
County: Bibb
Location: Williams Elementary School
Description: The Bibb County Public School District is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school-year for the position of General Music Teacher. Candidates must be certified in, or eligible for certification in Music (P-12).  
SALARY/TERMS/BENEFITS:
1.  190 day work year.
2.  Salary based on certification and experience; placement on the Georgia Annual Salary Schedule and position supplement(s).
3.  Excellent benefits package (including health insurance; dental, vision, and life insurance; employee assistance program); personal and sick leave; membership in Teachers' Retirement System.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1.  Complete an online application.
2.  Submit professional certificates, transcripts, and three (3) professional evaluations and/or reference letters respective to this position.
3.  Submit a resume and cover letter.
Screening/consideration for employment will begin after the closing date.  An eligibility list will be created and will include only the candidates who meet the established qualifications.  Chosen candidates will be contacted for interviews.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Apply here: https://www.applitrack.com/bibb/onlineapp/
Date Posted: January 18, 2019


Position: General Music Teacher
County: Bibb
Location: Bernd Elementary School
Description: The Bibb County Public School District is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school-year for the position of General Music Teacher. Candidates must be certified in, or eligible for certification in Music (P-12).  
SALARY/TERMS/BENEFITS:
1.  190 day work year.
2.  Salary based on certification and experience; placement on the Georgia Annual Salary Schedule and position supplement(s).
3.  Excellent benefits package (including health insurance; dental, vision, and life insurance; employee assistance program); personal and sick leave; membership in Teachers' Retirement System.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1.  Complete an online application.
2.  Submit professional certificates, transcripts, and three (3) professional evaluations and/or reference letters respective to this position.
3.  Submit a resume and cover letter.
Screening/consideration for employment will begin after the closing date.  An eligibility list will be created and will include only the candidates who meet the established qualifications.  Chosen candidates will be contacted for interviews.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Apply here: https://www.applitrack.com/bibb/onlineapp/
Date Posted: January 18, 2019


Position: Church Pianist/Keyboard Player - Part Time
County: Cobb
Location: Shady Grove Baptist Church
Description: Shady Grove is a small church with a great heart!    We are looking for a pianist that can join our service on Sundays.  We do not have a choir, but we do have a small praise team that works hard.  We do a blend of hymns and contemporary praise and worship. This position is a paid position that only requires Sunday rehearsal, Sunday service, and any special/seasonal events. Contact Robby Chapman for more information.    
Date Posted: January 17, 2019


Position: High School Band Director
County: Crisp
Location: Cordele, Georgia
Description: High School Band (Marching / Concert) and all duties that entails. www.crispschools.org
Date Posted: January 14, 2019


Position: Band Director
County: Fulton
Location: Landmark Christian School
Description: Landmark Christian School is accepting applications for a Middle School/High School Band Director. We are seeking qualified, energetic, and motivated candidates for our immediate and long-term teaching needs for our 6th-12th grade band program. 
• Immediate need:
o Interim 6th-12th Grade Band director for the 2019 Spring Semester
o Individual Wind, Brass, & Percussion section leaders/instructors 
• Long Term need:
o Full-Time 6th-12th Grade Band director to begin as early as 2019 Spring but no later than Fall
Primary Purpose:
The Band Director will be a Christian educator who will Direct and manage the overall Band Program in ways that are consistent with Landmark Christian Schools Core Values, Vision, and Mission Statement.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Valid Teaching certificate preferred
• Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program
• Ability to manage budget and personnel
• Ability to implement policy and procedures
• Strong communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills
• Three years teaching and band directing experience preferred
Major Responsibilities:
• Prepare appropriate weekly lesson plans including instructional objectives, planned activities, Biblical integration, assessments and resources, incorporating classroom technology to enhance instruction. 
• Regularly review/update department and course curriculum guide/maps to assure the fulfillment of proper instructional priorities and pacing.
• Prepare students and provide the opportunity and the process for them to participate in All-State Band, District Honors, and other GMEA and ACSI instrumental events director and department chair deem appropriate.
• Demonstrate spiritual maturity, academic/instructional ability, and personal leadership qualities to inspire student learning and encourage student spiritual development. 
• Effectively manage classroom and discipline procedures to provide a positive classroom environment conducive to learning, including effective teacher/parental partnering through timely communication (e.g., posting of assignments, grades, conferencing) 
• Be a positive and active team member within a dynamic Fine Arts Department where collaboration and support of one another is essential to the health of the programs.
• Provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, and community outreach.
• Oversee Band budget and inventory to ensure the programs funds are managed wisely, including music library and the acquiring and maintaining of all band equipment.
• Establish open and proactive communication with parents and students and maintain professional relationships with colleagues, administrators, and the entire school community. Maintain confidentiality.
How to apply:
Send resume to Don Johnson, Fine Arts Director, at djohnson@landmark-cs.org 
Fill out and submit employment application from the school website: www.landmarkchristianschool.com 
Don Johnson
Fine Arts Director
Landmark Christian School
50 SE Broad St.
Fairburn, GA 30213
770-306-0647
Date Posted: January 8, 2019


Position: Interim Music Director
County: Dekalb
Location: Central United Church of Christ
Description: Vacancy Announcement, Interim Part‐Time Director of Music  Central Congregational United Church of Christ  2676 Clairmont Road  Atlanta, GA  30329    Central’s website:  www‐Central‐ucc.org  To learn more about the United Church of Christ:  www.ucc.org 
Overview:  Central Congregational United Church of Christ is accepting applications for the part‐time position of Interim Director of Music (IDM).  With 400 members and Atlanta roots dating to 1882, the congregation celebrates an open and progressive Christian theology. The IDM will work closely with the senior and associate minister to craft two Sunday worship services that follow the revised common lectionary and engage the hearts and minds of those in attendance. The IDM will conduct and accompany (piano or organ) a volunteer choir with a long history of singing works from many musicalgenres at the 11:00 a.m. service and will play piano for a smaller, more contemplative service at 8:30 a.m.  The organ is a 13 rank Schantz dating from 1993.  The piano is a Steinway Model L dating from the  late 1980’s.    
Description of Duties: 
 Build a genuine sense of community with the choir and congregation 
 Collaborate effectively with the worship planning team
Conduct and play for the choir and congregation at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday service, pulling in music from many genres, including but not limited to the standard classical repertoire, folk tunes, contemporary  anthems and music from around the world 
 Play piano for the 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship service 
Make hymn singing an integral part of worship services, inviting congregational participation in creative  and inspiring ways 
Plan for and run two weekly choir rehearsals (90 minutes on Wednesday night and 60 minutes on Sunday  morning) that allow volunteers who may not be at every rehearsal to participate effectively   Arrange for, rehearse and coach with soloists and guest instrumental musicians as needed 
 Select and prepare preludes, offertories and postludes appropriate for the day 
Handle administrative duties related to review of the weekly orders of service before going to print Plan and participate fully in special services as needed throughout the year 
 Maintain the choral library in a neat and orderly fashion 
 Other duties as assigned   
Mandatory Qualifications 
 Bachelor’s Degree in music from an accredited college/university or applicable experience 
 Prior experience in selection and direction of sacred choral and instrumental music 
 Exceptional organizational and time management skills 
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, to exercise mature judgment, and to be a dependable and  flexible team participant      Salary considerations:  The salary, based on approximately 20 hours per week, will be fixed commensurate  with the experience and qualifications of the applicant.     Background check:  Applicants should be prepared and willing to submit to a standard background check in  compliance with our Safe Church policy.    Anticipated term of appointment:  While there is not a set ending date, the term of this appointment may run  through December 31, 2019.    How to Apply:  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and other relevant materials highlighting  qualifications to musicdirector@central‐ucc.org.     There is no set closing date for applications. The position will remain open until filled.  
Date Posted: January 4, 2019


Position: Part Time Music Minister
County: Fulton
Location: Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church
Description: Minister of Music, part-time, Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA.  The position will be responsible for overseeing the music ministries of the church, including, but not limited to, leading the Adult Sanctuary Choir rehearsals and performances, directing the orchestra, organist and choir in choral pieces, selecting and leading the music for the 11:00 traditional worship service, planning and implementing special music programs for the church and coordinating music with the music staff for orchestra, children’s choirs, ensembles, and hand bells.  Second-Ponce has a long history of dynamic music programs and is looking for an individual with excellent musical training and skills as well as an individual who desires to share the love of Christ through music while leading the choirs and congregation in worship.  Interested applicants should forward their resume to musicministry@spdl.org by January 31, 2019.
Date Posted: January 4, 2019


Position: Marching Percussion Instructor
County: Hall
Location: Cherokee Bluff High School
Description: The Cherokee Bluff High School Band in Flowery Branch, Georgia is accepting applications for a Percussion Instructor for the 2019-2020 school year. Instruction will begin with an audition clinic in the spring of 2019 and continue throughout the year with a Fall and Winter percussion program. Responsibilities include: instructing the marching percussion section (including summer band camp and all rehearsals/performances), Design and head up an instructional program for the percussionist in Winter/Spring months, Supervising additional percussion instructors/staff (if needed). Successful performing /instructional experience in the drum and bugle corps activity is preferred but not required. Compensation will be based on education and experience. Email resume with references to Craig Cantrell, Director of Bands, at craig.cantrell@hallco.org
Date Posted: December 13, 2018


Position: Elementary Music Teacher
County: Lee
Location: Twin Oaks Elementary School
Description: Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' understanding, appreciation of the art of music, including listening a wide range of musical genre, periods and styles. To identify, promote and develop each student's talents in vocal and instrumental musical expression.
Essential Functions: Develops and administers music education curriculum consistent with the Lee County School System goals and objectives.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops balanced music program and lessons to organize class time so that students have adequate time for preparation, rehearsal, and instruction.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student musical learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Utilizes repertoire of all types of music literature, as appropriate.
Plans, coordinates rehearsals for, and directs students in musical programs and performances 
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to ensure a productive learning atmosphere at al times
Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Selects and requisitions appropriate music supplies and instrumental equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Equipment: Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travel Requirements: Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
Knowledge of English grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, spelling, literature and other content areas taught.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to conduct students in playing instruments as needed.
Ability to instruct students in singing, harmonization, and chorus as needed.
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments.
Certification/License: Georgia State Certification as a Music Teacher.
Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Education: Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Masters Degree preferred.
Experience: Successful prior teaching experience in music for the appropriate grade level preferred.
FLSA Status: Exempt
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Date Posted: December 13, 2018


Position: Elementary Music Teacher
County: Cherokee
Location: Tifton First United Methodist Church
Description: Cherokee Charter Academy has an elementary music teacher position for students in grades K-5.  Contact April Wallis for more information.
Date Posted: December 10, 2018


Position: Director of Music Ministries
County: Tift
Location: Tifton First United Methodist Church
Description: Director of Music Ministries – Tifton First United Methodist Church
Tifton First United Methodist Church is in search of a Director of Music Ministries who will coordinate all music programs within the church to include opportunities for all age levels, as talent and commitment allow. The Director of Music Ministries will collaborate with the pastors, music and worship teams to provide traditional and contemporary worship services. The Director of Music Ministries will lead the chancel choir, other musicians and the congregation in traditional music worship for 9:00 am and 11:00 am Sunday services and support leadership of our contemporary service held at 10:42 am. Attendance averages 100+ at 9:00 am and 200+ at 11:00 am. Tifton Georgia is located on I-75 north of Valdosta and south of Macon.  The population of Tifton is approximately 17,000 with an additional 23,000 living in the surrounding county. Contact Michael Moore for more information.
Date Posted: December 10, 2018


Position: Certified Music Teacher
County: Fulton
Location: Fulton County Schools
Description: Fulton County Schools has chorus and orchestra openings for immediate hire for January start dates.  For information on how to apply, visit us online at: https://www.fultonperformingarts.org/job-openings
Date Posted: December 3, 2018


Position: High School/Junior High Chorus Teacher
County: DeKalb
Location: The Paideia School
Description: Paideia is an independent pre K-12 college preparatory school in the Emory University area of Atlanta. The high school enrolls approximately 430 students, while the junior high has approximately 180. The junior high and high school curricula consist of extensive offerings in English, social sciences, mathematics, foreign languages, natural and physical sciences, art, and music.  In the Junior High students choose between band, orchestra, and chorus. In the High School chorus is one of many electives from which the students may choose. There are approximately 92 students in both the JH and HS Choruses and an equal number of boys and girls. The role of the faculty is to help students acquire the skills, information, and attitudes that will enable them to have productive and satisfying lives. We cultivate social and personal skills and emphasize student responsibility. While academic achievement varies the pool of talent is deep and most students are highly motivated. The personal and engaging culture of the school makes it an environment that is a good place to learn and a strong community. The relationships between students and teachers are strong. The high school academic year is divided into two semesters (Long Terms I and II) of approximately 15 weeks each and two short terms (A and B), each four weeks long. During the long terms, students attend six hour-long classes covering the traditional disciplines plus electives. The short terms are designed to allow intensive study in a particular area of the curriculum. There is a rich range of elective courses offered during the short term A (January) when the high school students have the opportunity to audition for and perform in the annual full-scale musical production. The junior high school has two long terms and one short term; it is during the short term at the end of the year when the junior high students have their own junior musical theater production. The primary role of this position is teaching junior high and high school chorus classes teaching in collaboration with the other full-time chorus lead teacher.  Further responsibilities include work on two musical theater productions per year, assistance with the elementary choruses, collaboration with other members of the music department in planning a biannual music trip and outside performances, and the preparation for and execution of multiple public concerts per year.  The chorus teachers also assist with graduation performances in May. Other responsibilities include a weekly faculty meeting, advising the student-run musical and student-run a cappella groups, and other duties as assigned. Requirements for this position are: strong performance and classroom skills, relevant conducting experience, ability to conduct rehearsals from the keyboard, and knowledge of choral repertoire. Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years in the classroom or related experience. A BA is required and a master’s in music is preferred. Important personal qualities include a love of learning, interest in and demonstrated ability to teach and support adolescents, an engaging teaching style, flexibility, organizational skills, energy, collegiality, and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, especially the other members of the elementary, junior high, and high school music departments.  PLEASE APPLY ONLINE @ www.paideiaschool.org/careers.
Date Posted: November 26, 2018


Position: Anticipated Graduate Assistantships in Athletic Bands: Percussion
County: Lowndes
Location: Valdosta State University
Description: Available for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Duties: Assist in the administration, planning, and operation of all facets of the Blazin’ Brigade drumline and front ensemble including, but not limited to teaching, rehearsing, writing and arranging music, maintenance, and supervision. Candidates will also be required to be an active member of the VSU Percussion Studio, including playing in university bands, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, jazz ensemble/combo, and/or percussion ensembles as assigned.
Qualifications: Admission to Valdosta State University Graduate School and Music Department are required. Successful public school teaching experience at the high school level is highly desired. Annual Stipend and Tuition Waiver: $8,000 stipend and full tuition waiver, renewable for a second year. Graduate students must be enrolled Master of Music in Performance or Music Education degree program and attend classes full-time during the tenure of the assistantship.
University Bands: The band program at Valdosta State University offers students a wide variety of musical experiences. Comprised of both music and non-music majors, the VSU Band Program includes two concert bands, marching band, two jazz bands, and basketball pep band. Graduate students enjoy opportunities to perform with all bands and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. Graduate students also have access to professional studio faculty musicians who provide quality graduate-level instruction.
Music at VSU: The Music Department offers master’s degrees in music performance and music education. Department faculty members are active performers, conductors, scholars, clinicians, and adjudicators throughout the region. Students participate a full range of performing ensembles, including the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Blazin’ Brigade Marching Band, Chamber Singers, and Jazz Ensemble, in addition to multiple chamber ensembles. Valdosta State University is a comprehensive university serving the heart of South Georgia. Just fifteen minutes from the Florida state line and an hour from the Atlantic Ocean, VSU offers over 60 graduate programs guided by graduate faculty with a passion for teaching, scholarship, and service. Valdosta is home to two large school districts, a regional airport with multiple daily flights, and Moody Air Force Base.
Application: Screening begins upon receipt of materials and will continue until positions have been filled. Successful admission to Valdosta State University, the Graduate School, and a music department audition must be completed before each application will be considered.
For more information, contact:
Dr. Ryan Smith
Assistant Professor of Percussion
(229) 249-2711
ryanmsmith@valdosta.edu
Dr. Benjamin Harper
Director of Athletic Bands
(229) 249-4965
bgharper@valdosta.edu
Date Posted: November 15, 2018


Position: 9-12 Choral Director, 6-8 Piano Class
County: Bibb
Location: The Academy for Classical Education
Description: Growing school looking to add a chorus teacher in January. Teacher should be able to teach piano as well as provide choral instruction for students in grades 9-12. Interested individuals should go online to www.acemacon.org for the application.
Date Posted: November 1, 2018