The Kinkaid School is seeking an energetic, and passionate teacher to join the Visual and Performing Arts Program as a part-time Band Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Visual and Performing Arts, the Band Assistant is responsible for assisting the Band Director in both educational, performance, and organizational tasks.
The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling over 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the School offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture. The Visual and Performing Arts program benefits from outstanding resources including a 773-seat auditorium, a 200-seat Black Box theatre, and a 200-seat Recital Hall. The Band Wing contains a large rehearsal room, a small ensemble rehearsal space, instrument storage, a shared office space, 3 practice rooms, storage areas and a dedicated music library. Talented students and generous production budgets allow the School to mount an ambitious season of concerts and productions each year.
Support the head director and team teach classes as needed
Assist the head director with assessing instrument malfunctions/repairs in class
Assist head director in the preparation of materials for all classes
Assist the head director in creating, collecting, and grading weekly assignments
Assist the head director in maintaining the instrument fleet
Assist the head director in scheduling and communications with the adjunct faculty in relation to private lessons, sectional coaching, and beginner class instruction
Assist with all aspects of scheduled performances
Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field
A minimum of two years of experience teaching classes or lessons
Enjoyment in teaching students across the entire range of grades (6-12)
A background in woodwind or percussion pedagogy is preferred but not required
About The Kinkaid School
The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture. With an enrollment of almost 600, the Upper School fosters a learning environment centered on academic excellence, intellectual curiosity and personal attention. The Upper School faculty enjoys small class sizes and a collegial, collaborative environment centered on intellectual curiosity and continuous professional development.