Job Description


TITLE: Teacher - Middle School Band


To teach the sequential skills, content, and attitudes necessary to develop a musically literate student
body through exposure, and enrichment opportunities in music. To teach techniques of instrumental
music expression; to discover and develop talents of pupils in the field of music; to develop knowledge
and skills in listening to and reading music.


1. Bachelor Degree
2. Arizona Elementary or Secondary Certification with Music endorsement
3. SEI or full Bilingual or ESL endorsement


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)


- Teach foundations of playing a musical instrument (band) to pupils. Teach fundamental
principles of music theory and musicianship skills. Build musical instrument proficiency.
- Plan a balanced music program, and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and
instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
- Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of
each pupil and prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
- Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior to provide on orderly, productive environment
during practice, group rehearsals, and music performances.
- Evaluate each pupil’s musical growth and performance, assessing each individual’s contribution
to the performance of the group.
- Plan, rehearse, and direct pupils in musical programs for school and community. Participate in
district-wide festivals, and honor programs. Cooperate with school administration in providing
programs for school productions, and civic functions.
- Utilize repertoire of all types of music literature, including traditional and contemporary, that are
appropriate for the ages and skill levels of pupils.
- Maintain an accurate inventory of district and school owned instruments, method books,
instrument parts and supplies. Control the storage and use of equipment and materials; make
minor repairs and request further repairs to instruments as required.
- Communicate with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
- Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district,
and/or self-selected professional growth activities and collaborate with colleagues as necessary.
- Participate in school and district meetings, committees and workshops as appropriate.
- Apply knowledge of state and district policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Instructional Excellence

SALARY: Certified

WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Principals at Assigned Schools, Fine Arts Coordinator

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES: Instructional Assistant(s) (if applicable)


REVISED: April 2018

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