Houston Christian (HC) is accepting applications for the position ofBand Director to begin in August 2020.This position reports to the Performing Arts Department Chair and Principal and works in collaboration with other Performing Arts Faculty. This is a full-time, exempt position. The Band Director is responsible for directing the school’s Band program, teaching drumline, jazz band, and other classes as assigned within the performing arts. The Band Director will also be responsible for preparing students for competitions and performances. The Band Director prepares and directs the band for football games and pep rallies; this does not involve marching. Qualified candidates should be skilled and certified to provide instrumental instruction and run an effective band performing and recruiting program. The specific teaching assignment will be determined according to department needs and flexibility of the department
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Music, or other relevant area, Master’s Degree preferred.
Teacher certification or equivalent preferred.
Classroom experience in an educational setting preferred.
Proficient in basic technology applications, electronic grade book and curricular software and hardware with experience in online teacher or learning preferred. Google Apps knowledge is beneficial (i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
Excellent verbal, visual, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Represent the school positively to the community and prospective students and their families.
Committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.
Qualified candidates must be skilled and have a passion to provide History instruction. Effective organizational and presentation skills are necessary. Candidates should also possess excellent communication skills, a willingness to mentor students and the ability to incorporate 21st Century Skills into the curriculum. The successful candidate will be energetic and creative and possess a vision for excellence in academics at the high school level, a strong work ethic, and a desire to achieve success. Contribution to the life of the school outside the classroom is expected. Occasional after school, evening or weekend hours will be necessary.
Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Teacher philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the Careers page at www.houstonchristian.org. Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application.
While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.
About Houston Christian High School
Houston Christian High School engages students to become impactful leaders through an empowering, dynamic education within a spiritual worldview.
Houston Christian High School is a college preparatory school dedicated to the highest academic standards for the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals.
Inspiring young people to lead: uniting faith, intellect, and gifts to reach their greatest promise.
Houston Christian values, cultivates, and celebrates cultural, ethnic, religious, and academic diversity and is committed to strengthening the students' vision of honor, community, heritage, and scholarship through classroom experiences, curricular programs, and leadership initiatives.