Orchestra Director, Head Richardson/Lake Highlands HS/Lake Highlands Cluster

Position:Orchestra Director, HeadContact:Jeff Bradford, Executive Director of Fine Arts
Academic Level:Elementary / MS / JH / HSAddress:400 S. Greenville Ave
Richardson, TX 75081
ISD or School:Richardson/Lake Highlands HS/Lake Highlands ClusterPhone:469-593-0000
Salary:District scale plus stipendFax:
ISD Website:https://www.applitrack.com/risd/OnlineApp/default.aspxEmail:jeff.bradford@risd.org
Posting Date:06/01/2020
Comments:POSITION: REPORTS TO: CONTRACT PERIOD: SALARY: QUALIFICATIONS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION WILL INCLUDE:
Professional Vacancy Richardson ISD
DIRECTOR OF ORCHESTRAS – LAKE HIGHLANDS HIGH SCHOOL
BUILDING PRINCIPAL AND DISTRICT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINE ARTS 187 DAYS – 10 MONTHS
RISD TEACHER PAYSCALE PLUS STIPEND
• Exemplary student‐focused teacher/musician
• Valid Texas teacher certificate – All Level Music
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Previous high school orchestra experience preferred
• Enthusiastic instructional skills to manage and direct the Lake Highlands High School area orchestra instruction in grades 6‐12 with a goal towards continuous improvement in student performance, participation, and success in the program.
• Ability and desire to collaborate with and provide leadership for the orchestra faculty in the Lake Highlands Cluster. • Demonstrated expertise in music curriculum and instructional methods, leading to the preparation of advanced
orchestral literature to an exemplary level of performance.
• Demonstrated fiscal responsibility through efficient use of staff, materials, and resources, while ensuring all district
and booster club funds are expended transparently and in the best interest of the organization.
• Evidence of communication skills to promote a shared vision of the program, while fostering harmony and
teamwork with students, parents, colleagues, campus staff and central staff.
• Ability to coordinate full orchestra opportunities by working with fellow instrumental music staff members and
providing high quality opportunities with advanced level literature.
• Mentoring, supporting, and growing staff members throughout the cluster through consistent meetings and
classroom observations.
• Leadership and communication skills to maintain a positive working relationship with the Lake Highlands Area
Orchestra Booster Club.
• Possession of the highest standards of professional integrity and respect in student, parent, school, and community
relationships.
• Leadership skills to manage instructional and support staff of private music teachers.
Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/risd/OnlineApp/default.aspx
The application must be complete and three electronic reference forms must be received before and applicant will be considered. Applicants can send letter of interest and resume to jeff.bradford@risd.org, Executive Director of Fine Arts.
Applicants who have previously applied in AppliTrack must update their application once per year by securing updated references.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
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Applicants will be contacted if an interview is needed.

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