Percussion - Band - High School

Plainview ISD | Plainview, TX

Posted Date 5/14/2022

Primary Purpose:
As directed by the PISD Band Director, manage the instrumental music and band program at assigned the campus. Provide students with appropriate in-person and/or virtual learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth and provide an opportunity to participate in extracurricular band. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate as required for instrumental music as required for
employment through contract as provided by Texas Education Code Chapter 21, Subchapter E,
or, related training and work experience for a certification waiver under the District of Innovation
(DOI) plan.
Demonstrated competency in instrumental music
Current automatic external defibrillator (AED) certificate
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Knowledge of state and UIL policies governing band
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to interpret data
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

One year student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
1. Manage & direct instrumental performers, including marching band, orchestra, concert band, soloists, and ensembles, as assigned.
2. Assist in the establishment of performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in band.
3. Provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL.
4. Support PISD band booster club activities.
5. Assist in the development of and implement in-person and/or virtual learning plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
6. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
7. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
8. Work with other members of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
9. 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.
Student Growth and Development
10. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
11. Be a positive role model for students and support mission of the school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
12. Create an in-person and/or virtual environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

Plainview ISD

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