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Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3933337 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 16, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022


Job Description
2022-2023 School Year

DATE: June 16, 2022
TITLE: Jazz Band (Bellingham Memorial School)
SALARY: As per Basic Teacher’s Salary Schedule
FUNCTION: To assume the responsibility for directing and supervising appropriate activities such as rehearsals and
performances. Directly responsible to the building principal.
LOCATION: Bellingham Memorial School

1. Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior, to provide an orderly productive environment for all band related activities.
2. Creates a schedule for after school rehearsal sessions for Jazz Band and completes building permits.
3. Maintain necessary attendance records and paper work.
4. Must accompany the band at all practice sessions and other school-sanctioned activities.
5. Attends to duties as conductor at all scheduled performances of the jazz band, including, but not limited to, those in the school
day and those scheduled outside the normal school day.
6. Selects and organizes literature that is appropriate for the students participating in Jazz Band.
7. Maintains the instruments and music department equipment needed and maintains a music inventory list in coordination with other
music staff.
8. Teaches and encourages the skills necessary for jazz performance: improvisation, stylistic elements of jazz, ensemble-playing,
and high quality tone production.
9. Coordinates and works with other music staff in the organization and implementation of concerts and music performances of the
Jazz Band.
10. Chaperones music activities and performances for students including but not limited to: Central District events, All-State events,
MICCA and Bellingham music department concerts and events.
11. Assume responsibility for the facility or area in which assigned activity is conducted at all times students are present.
12. Assumes responsibilities for related duties that may be assigned by the building principal.
13. Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Bellingham Memorial School!

Welcome Our Mission Through the teamwork of students, staff, parents and the community, Bellingham Memorial School will ensure a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment from which students will emerge as successful learners and respectful and responsible members of our diverse society. Our Vision Bellingham Memorial School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school by developing programs that are developmentally responsive to the needs of our students. By instituting strong academic teams and a positive learning environment, students will be provided the framework to develop as life-long learners. The highest expectations for academic success, technological expertise, social and moral responsibilities and the maintenance of health, wellness and personal safety will be demanded of all students. Parents, staff and the community will work together to promote these ideals and to insure that each student has the opportunity to reach his fullest potential as a responsible member of our diverse society.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
EXPERIENCE: 1. Preferably a member of the Bellingham Memorial School teaching staff. 2. Experience and background in instrumental music and jazz improvisation techniques. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Dedication to the service of youth. 2. Demonstrated ability to relate favorably with students. APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013. 3. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply prior to Monday, June 27, 2022. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES The Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate in its admissions and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, housing status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, in accordance with state and federal law. Additionally, the District does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of homelessness, consistent with the McKinney-Vento Act. The District prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination, harassment and/or who participate in an Equal Opportunity Commission investigation. If you have any questions, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator at 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, Phone Number: 508-883-1706.
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    Contact Information
    Kathy Fortier, Secretary
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-2330