Band Assistant, Req #791

Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District Valley Center, CA
Band Assistant, Req #791

Employer:

Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District

Date Posted:

7/10/2018

Contact:

Diane Herrera

760-749-8555 206

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

School Term (180 days per year) + 14 paid holidays

Employment Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Salary:

Range 28 (starting at $19.15-$23.27 per hour) + Longevity after 6 years of service with the District

Date Posted:

7/10/2018 Application Deadline:

Until Filled Employment Type:

Part Time Length of Work Year:

School Term (180 days per year) + 14 paid holidays Salary:

Range 28 (starting at $19.15-$23.27 per hour) + Longevity after 6 years of service with the District Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1 Contact: Diane Herrera Email: herrera.di@vcpusd.org Phone: 760-749-8555 206

Education:

Targeted job related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.

Experience:

Job related experience is required.

Location:

Valley Center High School

Hours:

2 hours/week: Wednesday 12:12 PM - 2:12 PM

Education:

Targeted job related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.

Experience:

Job related experience is required.

Location:

Valley Center High School

Hours:

2 hours/week: Wednesday 12:12 PM - 2:12 PM

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The job of Band Assistant was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional music program with specific responsibilities for providing instruction to students in music classes; conduct warm-up sessions and rehearsals; transpose and arrange music; and serving as an instructional resource for the band instructor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Analyzes assigned music prior to rehearsal and performances (e.g. correct tempos, challenging transitions, dynamics, ) for the purpose of ensuring efficient use of rehearsal time and performance schedules.

* Assists the teacher for the purpose of in supervising students during choral rehearsals and

* Assists the teacher in supervising student activities (e.g. individual student lessons and testing, section rehearsals, etc) for the purpose of ensuring efficient use of class time and maintaining a positive learning

* Exhibits professional and stage etiquette for the purpose of serving as a model of professionalism at musical

* Provides a variety of routine record keeping and clerical activities (e.g. sorting music, recording attendance, collecting monies, correcting papers, inventorying musical instruments, etc.) for the purpose of providing administrative support to the

* Rehearses with choral groups for the purpose of playing full and sectional

* Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work

JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSSkills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: transposing and arranging music; working with large groups of students; conducting musical scores and playing a variety of musical instruments.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percent's, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: music history, theory and appreciation; musical instruments played in a band or orchestra, conducting techniques; and symphonic literature and various music styles.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; hearing mistakes in music performances; copyright laws related to duplicating music, strong oral and written communication skills, working as part of a team operating office equipment and related software applications; and working flexible hours.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to effect the organization's services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 45% sitting, 10% walking, and 45% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Experience

Job related experience is required.

Education

Targeted job related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.

Equivalency

None Specified

Required Testing

Pre-employment Proficiency Test

Continuing Education/Training

None Specified

Certificates & Licenses

Valid Driver's License & Evidence of insurability

Clearances

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

TB Clearance

FLSA Status

Non Exempt

Approval Date

6/18/2009

Salary Grade

Classified 28

Requirements for Applying

The job of Band Assistant was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional music program with specific responsibilities for providing instruction to students in music classes; conduct warm-up sessions and rehearsals; transpose and arrange music; and serving as an instructional resource for the band instructor.

The following are the REQUIRED documents for a complete application; applications missing any of the following will be incomplete and will not be considered:Letter of IntroductionLetter(s) of Recommendation (THREE, must be SIGNED by author, and DATED within the last 12 months)ResumePlease keep in mind that a pre-employment fingerprint clearance, physical and tuberculosis clearance is required prior to beginning work. The cost of the fingerprint process ($76) will be the responsibility of the applicant.

Requirements for Applying

The job of Band Assistant was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional music program with specific responsibilities for providing instruction to students in music classes; conduct warm-up sessions and rehearsals; transpose and arrange music; and serving as an instructional resource for the band instructor.

The following are the REQUIRED documents for a complete application; applications missing any of the following will be incomplete and will not be considered:Letter of IntroductionLetter(s) of Recommendation (THREE, must be SIGNED by author, and DATED within the last 12 months)ResumePlease keep in mind that a pre-employment fingerprint clearance, physical and tuberculosis clearance is required prior to beginning work. The cost of the fingerprint process ($76) will be the responsibility of the applicant.

VCPUSD has a history of excellence, serving 4,200 students in PK – 12 in the beautiful rural communities of Valley Center and Pauma. The school district covers approximately 300 square miles in northern San Diego County. Our district is known as a leader with educational technology, award winning Dual Immersion (English-Spanish) program, outstanding music programs, competitive athletic programs, high graduation rate and Partnership for Success program with CSUSM.Valley Center High School has the highest graduation rate in San Diego County and has earned the California Distinguished School award for the second time in 2013. Valley Center Middle School, Lilac School and Primary School are also California Distinguished Schools. The District's academic progress, measured by the API is 822.Our community supports and appreciates the educational program which includes academic and vocational programs, including an outstanding agriculture program, award winning Health Careers Pathway, and Media Technology Pathway. The Primary School and Pauma School offer pre-school programs and all elementary schools offer transitional kindergarten programs. Valley Center Elementary School is located near the Boys and Girls Club which has before and after school programs for students.VC Prep and Oak Glen offer alternative education options including online courses and individualized learning opportunities. Known for being cutting-edge with technology, every student from grades 3 - 9 have an iPad checked out to them for school and home use. All grades 10 - 12 English classes have an iPad for every student during class time and all schools have computer labs and laptop carts. We use technology as a resource and learning tool to ensure students are 21st Century Learners. All schools are transitioning to the Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balance Assessments as teachers and administrators work together to provide quality instructional strategies for all students.

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