Brownsville ISD is currently accepting applications for a middle school head band director. Manzano Middle School is located in Brownsville, Texas 15 minutes from South Padre Island in the Rio Grande Valley. Manzano Middle School is a CC middle school with 3 full-time stationary directors and 1 floating double reed specialist. The Manzano Middle School Band has a projected enrollment of 250-290 band students next year, 6th-8th grade. Manzano has 3 concert bands which attend UIL Concert and Sight Reading evaluation. Manzano Middle School is located in a fast growing area of Brownsville. Brownsville ISD is a fine arts supported district and community.
Manzano Middle School is looking for applicants who are detail oriented, organized, have effective classroom management skills and good communication skills with parents, students, and administrators. Applicants must be an effective student and team motivator. Team teaching is a must for this position. Responsibilities will include overseeing the entire middle school band program, teaching 2-3 beginner classes, and conducting the symphonic band. Applicants must have 3 years of successful teaching experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education;
• Valid Texas Teacher’s Certificate or enrollment in an Alternative Certification Program or equivalent;
• A minimum of three (3) years of successful teaching experience;
• Valid Texas Music Education Certification-Secondary;
• Knowledge of State and UIL policies governing instrumental music education
• Ability to implement policies and procedures
The Head Band Director - will conduct the symphonic band, direct the marching band where applicable (parades), teach ensemble classes and be held accountable for the accomplishments of the entire program. The director will provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, parades, TMEA and UIL activities. The director will make arrangements for transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events. The band director will oversee all budget decisions for the middle school band program.
Salary: Brownsville ISD Teacher Hiring Scale + 18 extra days + $8,500 MS Head Director Supplemental Duty Pay (Bachelor’s $62,792 - $86,440) (+$3,000 Master’s / $3,750 Doctorate)
Please send an email of interest with an attached resume to Sam Rodriguez, Instrumental Music Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fill out the application at: https://www.bisd.us/departments/curriculum-instruction-human-resources/human-resources/apply-with-bisd
Click on “All Open Positions” link in the middle of the page then search for: “Band Director Pool – Middle School – 2022-2023”
Click on “Apply” to the far right.
Thank you for your interest in working with Brownsville ISD.