Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) is seeking an Assistant Band Director
. HIES is the largest Episcopal Parish independent day school in the country, serving 1,400 students and offers a fully accredited college preparatory program for students age three through 12th
grade. HIES is located
north of downtown Atlanta between I-75 and GA 400.
- Teach instrumental technique, proper breathing, musical expression and posture through a collection of pedagogical and performance strategies including:
- Instructing and modeling in front of the class
- Inventing warm-ups and exercises (oral and written)
- In collaboration with other band teachers, develop warm-up books for each instrument which tackle challenges in rhythm, intonation, sight-reading, articulation and musical expression
- Serve as Lead Teacher in 1st-grade general music classroom in the Lower School
- Serve as Co-Teacher in the 4th and 5th-grade music classroom in the Lower School
- Prepare written assessment forms in collaboration with Lower School Director to aid in efficient preparation of student self-evaluation for major performing events including Solo Ensemble, HIES Band Concerts, etc.
- Assist Lower School Band Director regarding student learning issues, instrument sizing and weekly/monthly band class updates
- Prepare and attend Band Workshops for the Lower School during parent-teacher conference days
- Assist with the organization and implementation of the student instrument selection event
- Maintain discipline in accordance with the School’s code of conduct
- Provide an engaging and positive learning environment that encourages student success
- Other duties as assigned
Educational and Other Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Music or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
- Specialty in brass or percussion instruments preferred
- Successful completion of pre-employment background screening, drug testing and safety training required.
Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter and faculty application to Heidi Domescik, Director of Fine Arts at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School.
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Holy Innocents' Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing, non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the school has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.