We all know people who went to top programs and did dci that arenít the greatest teachers. And of course there are people who did that who are amazing teachers.
In my experience, the work environment was more fun when we all got along and there werenít any personality conflicts.
If the kids trust you, theyíll do anything you ask of them. Regardless of background. Doesnít matter how much you know if the kids donít like you.
Aside from that, get comfortable teaching wind instruments and being in front of a band. We all know how competitive those percussion only jobs are.