Below is a list of music education related job opportunities.  

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Concert Band Director 2016-17

Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in north Seattle, Washington, is currently recruiting for a concert band director beginning in September 2016.  This is a full-time, permanent position responsible for wind and percussion pedagogy in grades 6 through 12.


The Concert Band Director is a member of the Middle and Upper School Arts. Responsibilities include:

  • Teach three levels of band for grades 6 through 8, and team teach one music course in the Upper School music program;
  • Be an advisor at the Middle School;
  • Participate in or support experiential education programs like service learning and the outdoor program;
  • Collaborate to develop curriculum, select repertoire, and offer an inclusive and innovative program;
  • In addition to working closely with the string and vocal teachers, lead a team of wind and percussion coaches who work with students in sectionals and small-group settings on a weekly basis.

Requirements and Qualifications

The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in music education; a master’s degree in music education or equivalent professional experience is preferred. Experience teaching beginning and intermediate band in a classroom environment is strongly preferred. All music educators who specialize in wind pedagogy are encouraged to apply regardless of their principal instrument. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional motivator of young musicians and have demonstrated success building outstanding wind ensembles and/or symphony orchestras. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in an independent or public school. Familiarity with computers (PC/Windows platform and Microsoft Office) is essential. Candidates must successfully complete two criminal background checks.

Compensation and Benefits

Lakeside School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding faculty candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, economic and gender diversity of our school community. This position will be compensated based on education and years of experience per the Lakeside School salary scale.  Substitutes are not eligible for benefits other than FICA, workers compensation insurance and a school-provided lunch.

For more information about Lakeside School visit our website at

Application process

Apply online at

Music Assistant Professor (Generalist/Orchestra & Band)
Los Medanos College
Contra Costa Community College District
Salary: $58,452 - $87,960 per year
Music Assistant Professor to teach required college level music classes and eventually create new courses.
Duties and Responsibilities:
In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. 
Master’s in music OR bachelor’s in music AND master’s in humanities OR the equivalent
Please note: If you do not meet the minimum qualifications EXACTLY or if you’re unsure whether or not your degree meets the minimum qualifications, you MUST complete the equivalency form contained in the application packet.
Desirable Qualifications:
Five or more years of teaching experience at the collegiate level or general music teaching experience, with special weight given to one or more of the following: Music History, Sight-singing, Theory, Concert Band, Orchestra, Afro-Cuban and Hip-Hop/R&B ensembles. Applicant should have strong musicianship in any two or more in any of these areas: teacher in classical, Afro-Cuban, Hip-hop, urban music or contemporary music; or performer, composer, producer, conductor or arranger. Applicant’s interest in developing a more modern cutting-edged non-traditional program is encouraged.
Job Close Date: 2/5/2016
To apply, visit:
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

Title: Elementary Music Educator

Salary Schedule Range: Placement on the salary schedule commensurate with training and experience. Current Annual Salary Schedule at full time/185 day contract: $46,665.18-$68,474.40*. Annual stipends for a Master’s and Doctorate degrees.

Purpose of Position: To teach Elementary Music to students K-6.

Essential Functions:

• Develop a balanced program with appropriate activities designed to encourage pupils to develop good skills and attitudes.

• Establish and maintain standard of pupil behavior.

• Orff Schulwerk Specialist

• Proficient in Recorder and Recorder Literature for children

• Must be a highly qualified and competent teacher, who has the ability to teach woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings.

• Must be able to direct band and orchestra programs for concerts, assemblies and parades.

Desired Qualifications:

• Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Required Qualifications:

• Possession of a valid California Music credential and a Bilingual Cross Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD or BCLAD) credential, or equivalent.

• Proof of NCLB (No Child Left Behind) subject matter competence.

• If not fully credentialed, candidate must be willing to enroll in credential program and have at least 18 units in the subject area to qualify for a short term staff permit; or must be enrolled in a credential program and be eligible for an internship credential.

The District reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.


To be considered for the position, please visit to complete the application online. (You may also visit and type ‘Santa Barbara Unified School District Music’ in the search box to view the posting and link to the application.)

DEADLINE: January 3, 2016

Instrumental Music: "Band & Jazz" Teacher at Murrieta Valley High School (15/16)

Date Posted:  10/22/2015
Contact:  Linda Diaz 951-696-1600 x1013
Year:  185 duty days (prorated for 2015/16)
Employment Type:  Full Time
Application Deadline:  Until Filled
Salary Range: $46,600 to $108,426 annually (Step 28) plus stipends (salary and prorated for 2015/16)
The District grants a maximum of seven years of teaching experience. The highest level of placement on the Certificated Salary Schedule for a new hire is Step 8 depending on your education and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply at by submitting an EdJoin application.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements for Applying

-Single Subject Credential in Music including an English Language Authorization.
-Credential Copy
-English Learner Authorization
-Letter of Introduction
-Letter(s) of Recommendation (2 letters from evaluating administrators)
-TC1 - Single Subject Teaching Credential - MUSI MusicOR TCSS- Single Subject Teaching Credential SB 2042 - MUSX - Music (Examination)