High School Band Teacher

High School Band Teacher

New Canaan Public Schools
New Canaan. CT
Commensurate with experience according to NCEA contract
Posted On:
June 3, 2022


The NCHS band director oversees our concert band/jazz band program for students in grades 9 through 12. The band director conducts rehearsals and performances and all aspects of our NCHS band program; including duties such as recruiting, scheduling lesson groups, concerts, and aligning curriculum. The band director works closely with the NCHS music department staff, writing curriculum, planning events calendars and collaborating on concerts. When needed, the band director teaches other sections, including music theory and/or music tech. Knowledge/Skills


The successful candidate will possess:

A strong working knowledge of music pedagogy and best practices.
Knowledge of and experience meeting the developmental needs of high school students. Knowledge how to evaluate each student’s and ensemble’s musical growth/performance.
The ability to interpret data and implement policy and procedures.
Strong understanding of music theory and working knowledge of Smart Music, Finale, and Logic software.
Knowledge how to store/use school-owned property; make minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as needed.
Knowledge and ability to collaborate with peer colleagues.
A strong working knowledge of effective classroom management techniques.
The ability to integrate music of various genres, styles, time periods and cultures into instruction.
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.
The ability to serve on faculty, music and department curriculum committees.

All candidates must hold or be eligible for appropriate CT certification.

How to Apply

Go to: https://www.applitrack.com/newcanaan/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Teaching

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