Assistant Director of Strings
Job Details
Saint Andrew's School - Boca Raton, FL
Full Time
Description

Saint Andrew’s School seeks employees who are committed to our mission to build a community of learners, provide excellence in education, and nurture each student in Mind, Body, and Spirit.  We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and experiences will help us promote an inclusive school culture. We are committed to respecting the dignity of each member of our community, and we strive to recruit a diverse and talented faculty and staff.

 

Saint Andrew's School is seeking an Assistant Director of Strings. Reporting to the Director of Performing Arts, the Assistant Director of Strings will fulfill all duties for Lower School (LS), Middle School (MS), and Upper School (US) Strings classes. This position also provides support for all concerts, organizes some extracurricular Strings events, and teaches sectional instruction and private lessons as appropriate.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teach for the Grade 4 Strings, Grade 5 Strings, MS Strings, MS Intermediate Strings, and US String Ensemble.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Strings to develop and implement the curriculum, including overseeing repertoire selection.

  • Create Strings course documentation as determined by the Divisional Expectations, working to vertically align curriculum.

  • Conduct and organize String student participation at extracurricular events as directed by the Director of Performing Arts. These may include chapel performances as well as special Admissions or Advancement events.

  • Oversee the selection of US String student leadership positions.

  • Provide sectional instruction as appropriate for all LS, MS, and US Strings.

  • Assist with LS instrument pickup and supervision of LS students during class transitions.

  • Assist with instrument tuning at the start of each class.

  • Photocopy and bind sheet music as assigned by the Director of Strings.

  • Assist with the restoration and organization of Orchestra room and storage areas.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; Master’s degree preferred 

  • At least three years teaching in an independent school or equivalent experience 

  • A willingness to collaborate

  • Cultural competence

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Clear written and oral communication skill

Saint Andrew’s School is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, gender, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability or handicap, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirement of all federal, state, and local laws.

 

All employees must successfully maintain an acceptable Level II criminal background check.  Saint Andrew’s School may, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the school’s changing needs.

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