Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

MARCHING BAND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (#139)


Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3933823 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 16, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022

THIS IS AN INTERNAL JOB POSTING FOR MEMBERS OF
CURRENT BELLINGHAM (MA) PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 139

DATE: June 16, 2022
TITLE: Marching Band Assistant Director
SALARY: As per Basic Teacher’s Salary Schedule
FUNCTION: To assist the Marching Band Director with the responsibility for directing and supervising appropriate activities as
practice sessions, games, performances, parades, pep rallies, competitions and meetings. Directly responsible to the
building principal.


LOCATION: Bellingham High School

DUTIES:
1.Teach, mentor and coach students in best practices and techniques in the marching arts.
2. Teach, mentor and coach students in musicianship and fundamental instrumental techniques for individual instruments.
3. Attend all marching band rehearsal/practice sessions, including but not limited to August band camp, weekly rehearsals, home
football games, Bellingham Memorial Parade in May and various other performances.
4. Work cooperatively with the Marching Band Director, Percussion Coach and Color Guard coaches to help design, and implement a
cohesive marching band show/performances during the season.
5. Establish and maintain standards of student expectations, to provide a respective and productive environment for all band related
activities.
6. Maintain necessary attendance records, instrument inventory records, coordinate instrument repairs and paperwork.
7. Represent the school and community as a conductor of student ensembles in music performances at school and community
events.
8. Be a team player, positive role model, flexible and contributing member of the school community and music department.
9. Create and foster an inclusive and culturally sensitive classroom environment that is supportive of all students’ academic and social
development.
10. Must accompany the band at all practice sessions, home and away games and other school-sanctioned activities.
11. If needed, the assistant director should be prepared to fill-in for the Marching Band Director for an unexpected absence.
12. Assume responsibility for the facility or area in which assigned activity is conducted at all times students are present.
13. Assumes responsibilities for related duties that may be assigned by the building Principal, Fine Arts Coordinator or Marching Band
Director.
14. Adheres to the adopted policies of the Bellingham School Committee.

EXPERIENCE:
1. Preferably a member of the High School teaching staff.
2.Exerience and background in music and marching techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Dedication to the service of youth.
2. Demonstrated ability to relate favorably with students.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1
Salary: Up to $1,800 Stipend


Welcome to Bellingham High School!

Welcome Mission Statement In this diverse and evolving global society, the mission of the Bellingham High School is to provide a supportive and challenging environment which fosters confident, successful and active life-long learners who contribute positively and responsibly to their community. Academic Expectations - Students will: * Learn to write, read and speak effectively * Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in problem solving * Organize and evaluate information to reach informed conclusions in collaboration with others * Utilize technology as a tool for learning Social and Civic Expectations - Students will: * Display respect for teachers, staff, peers and themselves by obeying laws, rules and regulations * Develop a transition plan for post secondary life * Participate in activities that benefit self and community
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
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 by 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
    JoAnn Masterson, Assistant Principal
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-966-3761
    Email: jmasterson@bpsdk12.org