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Regents School of Austin has a need for 5th-12th grade Band Director
Regents is a place of challenge, joy, service, and community preparing students to thrive in life. Our beautiful 83 acres in southwest Austin, Texas provide a tremendous setting for a Classical, Christian K-12 experience for over 1000 students combining robust academics/fine arts with co-curriculars that are central to the whole student experience. Our award winning Fine Arts programs are a vital component of helping our students see and experience what is true, good, and beautiful. Regents incorporates instrumental ensembles, choral arts, dance, theatre and visual arts into its Fine Arts Department to give students expressive outlets to develop their full potential in the fine arts that will last a lifetime.
The Band Director must be a committed Christian that possesses thorough knowledge of the workings in a band program (beginning band through high school) and be able to choose repertoire appropriate to the ability level of the students. The individual needs to have strong interpersonal and administrative skills in order to retain, recruit, and inspire student musicians in the band program. They will rehearse and conduct the High School Concert Band, Middle School Band, and the 5th and 6th grade bands; develop and teach private lessons according to candidate's academic background and professional career.
Successful candidates will have:
- At least three years of relevant classroom experience
- Christian maturity that demonstrates a desire to learn and a capacity to create a healthy classroom environment.
- Experience in the development of a program in a private school setting
- Drumline/Pep Band experience is a plus.
- Bachelors degree, Masters preferred
- At least 3 years of relevant classroom experience
- Experience teaching elementary beginning band students and advanced high school students preferred
- Competency on woodwinds, brass, and percussion
Information on our Purpose, Mission, Philosophy, Objectives and Doctrinal Statement
Board members, administration, faculty, coaches and other instructional personnel of Regents School, whether full-time, part-time or volunteer, must subscribe to our Purpose, Mission, Philosophy, Objectives and Doctrinal Statement, evidenced by their signing a statement of agreement with Article II annually. This document can be found by clicking: Philosophy and Doctrinal Statement. As a supplement, the Regents Board of Directors has adopted two additional statements as clarifying language under Article II. The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy - This was adopted in 2017 by the Board to be clear on our view of the inerrancy of Scripture. Nashville Statement: A Coalition for Biblical Sexuality - This was adopted by the Board in 2019 as clarifying language on our view of biblical sexuality.
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