Regents School of Austin is seeking a Band Director for 5th-12th grade- Full-Time
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 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.
Music of Education degree, Masters preferred
At least 3 years of relevant classroom experience
Experience teaching elementary beginning band students and advanced high school students
Competency on woodwinds, brass, and percussion
About Regents School Of Austin
Regents School of Austin is a unique K-12 school that educates 1,000 students on an 82-acre campus in southwest Austin. Our mission is to provide a classical, Christian education, founded upon and informed by a Christian worldview, that equips students to know, love, and practice that which is true, good and beautiful, and challenges them to strive for excellence as they live purposefully and intelligently in the service of God and man. Regents is well recognized by peers for outstanding accomplishments in teaching, curriculum, students' achievement, parental involvement, and community support.
WORKING AT REGENTS
The academic community at Regents is shaped by the excellence of the faculty, small class sizes, and the continuity of the K-12 program. Regents employees are engaged in an environment that is team-oriented and emergent. To ensure that our faculty is continually developing their skills in accordance with our performance objectives, we have a strong professional growth program. Even so, Regents culture is highly sensitive to the need for work/life balance and believes God made us to work from our rest.