Job Description

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Band Director (2024-25) Exemption Status/Test
Reports to Principal Date Revised
Dept./School Assigned Campus
Primary Purpose:
Assist the director with managing the instrumental music and band program at the assigned campus.
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their
potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth and provide an opportunity to
participate in extracurricular activities. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function
successfully in society.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Demonstrated competency in instrumental music
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of overall operation of instrumental music program
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules
Ability to develop budgets and manage funds
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to interpret data
Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Minimum two years of experience, preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
1. Assist with directing instrumental performers, including marching band, orchestra, concert
band, soloists, and ensembles.
2. Assist with establishing performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify
each student’s eligibility to participate in band.
3. Assist band director to provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including
concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, and UIL. 4. Assist with development and implementation plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s
curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect
accommodations for individual student differences.
5. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and
equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Present
subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and
administrative regulations.
6. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special
education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
7. Work with other members of the staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and
methods according to district requirements.
Student Growth and Development
8. Assist with ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
9. Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of the band program and school
Classroom Management and Organization
10. Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and
emotional development of students.
11. Manage student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student
12. Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trip activities and arrange transportation,
lodging, and meals for out-of-town events.
13. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, material, and

14. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents,
students, colleagues, and community members.
Budget and Inventory
15. Assist with development and administration of the budget based on documented program
needs and ensure that operations are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
16. Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds.
17. Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets related to the program.
18. Oversee cleaning, repairing, and storing of all instruments and equipment.
19. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required. Professional Growth and Development
20. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
21. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
22. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, UIL rules, and board policy
in the band area.
23. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
24. Support Band Booster Club activities.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment;
automated external defibrillator (AED)
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and
Motion: Frequent walking/marching
Lifting: Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds); may lift and move musical instruments
Environment: Work outside and inside; exposure to extreme temperatures (hot, cold, and inclement
weather), humidity, and prolonged sunlight; work on uneven or slippery surfaces; frequent exposure to

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours; frequent
district and statewide travel
Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS)

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required. This job description is not an
employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at
any time without notice.

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