Orchestra Director, Beginning 2018-2019 Academic Year
March 23, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
Collegiate School seeks a passionate, organized and charismatic Orchestra Director for grades K-12. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team to support the music curriculum as part of an evolving performing arts program. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position.
Responsibilities will include:
Teaching classes in Lower, Middle and Upper School
Teaching individual lessons
Preparing for all orchestral and string ensemble performances in Lower, Middle and Upper School
Leading instrumental groups for all formal school occasions
Assisting with the pit orchestra for the Upper School fall musical
Helping to supervise the Upper School music clubs
Fostering a climate of respect for each child as an individual
Identifying and pursuing professional opportunities that enhance and extend one’s teaching
Serving on committees and engaging in professional group work as necessary
Participating in all required School events
Other duties as required
Qualities of a successful candidate will include:
Working knowledge of Middle and High School orchestral repertoire
5 years teaching experience at a Middle School, High School or College level
Knowledge of music writing and arranging software, such as Finale
Strong commitment to students with all learning styles
Ability to inspire students’ love of learning and critical thinking
Enthusiasm for professional growth, academic excellence and creative teaching
Passion for music education
Commitment to broad participation in school life
Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
A Master’s degree in Music Education or Performance is preferred
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The school’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.
Collegiate School is an equal opportunity employer.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Collegiate School
Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA. The School’s mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community of learners committed to a challenging and supportive educational experience that will foster the intellectual, moral, emotional, and physical development of each student.