Elementary Band Director

Leman Manhattan Preparatory School
New York
Posted On:
April 8, 2024


The Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, an independent, International school located in Manhattan’s Financial District, seeks a highly qualified, motivated music educator to serve as the full-time Lower School Band Director and support teacher for the Upper School Band program. The school seeks candidates who will offer an engaging and challenging Band program for Lower School students which incorporates a variety of music from different genres and cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to fostering an inclusive learning community. Key Responsibilities: Directing the 4th and 5th Grade Bands Teaching group lessons to 4th - 8th grade students on woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments from beginner to intermediate levels Supporting the Middle and High School Band classes Directing school concerts as well as off-campus performances Preparing students for NYSSMA solo and ensemble festivals Supporting and sponsoring activities/events outside of the typical school day, including directing after-school ensembles and possible private lesson teaching Being a collaborative, contributing team member of the Fine Arts Department as well as the Lower School and Upper School divisions Growing professionally in order to meet the changing responsibilities of the position


Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred; Music Education degree preferred
Experience in teaching elementary music students in a school setting
Experience in teaching woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments
Experience in using technology in the music classroom
Familiarity with curriculum design
Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong writing skills

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