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Band/Orch Director - Adjunct Faculty - Hill-Murray Schools

Posted on 8/8/2017 4:51:16 PM

Listing expires 9/5/2017

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Band/Orch Director - Adjunct Faculty, Elementary - Middle School, Hill-Murray School Pioneer Pathways Program
Hill-Murray School, Pioneer Pathways Program
Reports to Dean of Aligned Learning - Juli Baecker
jbaecker@hill-murray.org | 651-748-2232 or 651-235-5854


Responsibilities:

Work with the Dean of Aligned Learning and teachers in the program to implement and maintain the program in accordance with the mission of Hill-Murray School and the partner schools involved.

 

        Plan band functions with the partner school principal including concerts, recruiting days, parent meetings and parties and frequently meet or “check in” with the partner school principal, giving them student updates, copies of parent/student communications, the chance to express any concerns, etc.

 

        Create and distribute the weekly schedule at the schools assigned. Float between other schools

 

        Communicate with the school’s teachers as well as the students’ parents.

 

        Direct the ensembles (band/orchestra): choose appropriate music, supply music to students, plan and direct rehearsals, and conduct the bands in their partner school concerts. Arrange furniture, and move equipment as necessary to provide for a functional rehearsal or performance room. Move everything back to its original location or arrange for this to do be done when finished using the space. Teach lessons to band/orchestra students in the school. Document student progress, practice time and assignments completed. Adhere to expectations and procedures outlined in the “Lesson Teacher Guide.”

 

        Maintain records; Fill out, record, and distribute progress reports at the end of each grading period, maintain accurate student records and report changes to the program administrator, maintain accurate classroom instrument records and report changes to the program administrator.

 

        Conduct in the “Almost Spring” concert held at Hill-Murray School.

 

        Participate in the Pioneer Pathways Fine Arts Ensemble Trip and possibly conduct.

 

        Attend Hill-Murray teacher workshops in fall and spring.

 

        Attend and participate the spring/fall parent meetings, recruiting days, tryouts.

 

        Float between partner schools and assist other instrumental directors, as needed.

 

        Duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

 

        A degree in instrumental music education required. Teaching experience is preferred.


        Strong working knowledge of band and orchestra pedagogy, instruments, repertoire, and age appropriate rehearsal techniques. Desire to work with elementary school students.

        Team player who works well as a collaborative contributor.



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Juli Baecker | Dean of Aligned Learning
Hill-Murray School
2625 Larpenteur Ave East
Maplewood, MN 55109
Office: 651-748-2232 | Cell: 651-235-5854
jbaecker@hill-murray.org