Part-Time Band Director 5-8

Part-Time Band Director 5-8

Nichols School
Buffalo, NY
Posted On:
March 14, 2022


The Middle School Band Director is responsible for the design, implementation, and delivery of the Middle School Band Curriculum (grades 5-8). The successful candidate must be able to transfer their enthusiasm for and deep understanding of music to students using multiple modalities and authentic applications in order to make learning relevant and meaningful for students. Teach two sections: a combined 5th-6th grade beginning Band and a combined 7th-8th grade Band. Each ensemble meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. • Teach small-group lessons based on instrumentation for all students in the Band program. • Monitor and report on the performance of students, recognize problems, and coordinate with administrators, other teachers, and parents, to correct identified problems. • With other Middle School Music Teachers, coordinate and participate in scheduled performances for each academic year. Performances include the Winter and Spring Concerts. • Assist and prepare students for extra-curricular music performances and auditions (All-County and All-State Festivals, Variety Show, Nichols community recitals or musical moments).


• Bachelor's Degree in Music OR Music Education.
• Teaching students in a large group or private instruction music setting required.
• Experience with comprehensive musicianship strategies preferred.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and references to Jennifer Clarey, Director of Human Resources at

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