Middle School Head Band Director - Education Teaching Training Resume
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Middle School Head Band Director Resume

Desired Industry: Education/Teaching/Training SpiderID: 80955
Desired Job Location: Lancaster, Texas Date Posted: 5/3/2018
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date:
Desired Wage: 000000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: Yes

Seasoned, passionate, and success-driven music teacher with extensive experience in overall operation of instrumental music program within the academic field. Equipped with outstanding work ethic and unsurpassed dedication to educate students regarding music concepts within the school setting. Creative and proactive team player, with well-defined organizational, communication, presentation, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Effective at cultivating and maintaining relationships with students and individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Leadership Experience

Thomas Edison Middle School | Dallas, TX
Assistant Band Director Aug 2014–Present
Serve as the director of symphonic band and jazz band responsible for assisting with wind ensemble and teaching the woodwind concert band classes
Closely coordinate with the administration, parent teacher organization (PTO) president, parents, food venders, community organizations, and teachers to prepare great activities and programs for the students in performing a min-production for Hispanic heritage and black history as the multi-cultural committee coordinator
Key Highlights:
Functioned as ACE teacher, in charge of improving academic students' performance
Won several awards which included the following:
Thomas Edison C.I.L.T. Choice Award in 2017 and 2018; and
Thomas Edison Teacher of the Year Nominee in 2018

Fred Florence Middle School | Dallas, TX
Assistant Band Director Aug 2013–May 2014
Provided assistance in educating the honor band grades 7th and 8th students on symphonic and concert band classes, while directing the 6th grade beginning band

Lancaster Independent School District | Lancaster, TX
Director of Bands, Lancaster Middle School, Lancaster, TX Aug 2009–Jun 2012
Demonstrated expertise in instructing grades 6th, 7th, and 8th students on beginning band, concert band, honor band, and jazz band
Handled and guided the band in performing in district-wide production at the Meyerson and the Majestic Theatre
Key Highlights:
Played an instrumental role in helping the Lancaster Middle School Band in receiving the following:
First division "superior" ratings at the Pride of Texas Music Festival in in 2010 and 2011;
Three first division "superior" ratings in Sight-reading at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight-reading Contest in April 2011;
Multiple first division ratings at the Dallas Pre-UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest for their solos and the jazz ensemble

Director of Elementary Combined Bands, Belt Line, Lancaster, and West Main Schools, Lancaster ISD Aug 2006-Jun 2009
Taught band to 4th and 5th grade students regarding beginning band, concert band, and jazz band
Oversaw students in performing at Meyerson Symphony Center
Key Highlight:
Contributed in the attainment of the first division "superior" ratings and "Best Band of the Day" in 2007 at contest and at Arbuckle Wilderness Music Festival for the Lancaster Elementary ''Tiger Cub" Band, which recognized by the Lancaster ISD School Board

Assistant High School Band Director, Lancaster High School, Lancaster, TX Aug 2004–Jun 2006
Exhibited proficiency in teaching students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades on majorettes, color guard, marching band, concert band and honor band for University Interscholastic League (UIL), as well as jazz band and the concert band
Led the development of a flute choir for the Lancaster ISD Fine Arts Production to be presented at the Meyerson Symphony Center
Key Highlight:
Took part in attaining the first division "superior" ratings for various Lancaster High School Band students, including all flutes which entered UIL Solo and Ensemble

Earlier Positions Held:
Dallas Independent School District | Dallas, TX
Director of Elementary Combined Bands, W. W. Bushman, B. F. Darrell, and J. N. Ervin Elementary Schools, Dallas, TX
Director of Bands, Raul Quintanilla Middle School, Dallas, TX
Assistant Band Director, Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School, Dallas, TX

Teaching Experience

West Main Elementary School | Lancaster, TX
Music Teacher Aug 2011–Jun 2013
Held responsibility in educating students in Pre-K through 5th grade and offering classes on choir, tap dancing, guitar and piano after school
Rendered guidance to students in performing at the Majestic Theatre in LISD production
Established and maintained an effective music educational program for students
Took charge of training, rehearsing, and leading students in school and community musical programs
Conducted evaluation of student performance and provided feedback to improve their musical skills
Performed multiple positions which included part of the Logistics Team and house manager in the district-wide production at the Majestic Theatre

Key Highlight:
Made it possible for the choir to receive first division ''Superior" ratings at Pride of Texas Music Festival in 2012 and 2013

Private Flute Teacher

Earlier Positions Held:

Terrell High School and Terrell Middle School | Terrell, TX
Florence Middle School, Adamson High School, Lincoln High School, and Samuel High School | Dallas, TX
Wilkinson Middle School | Mesquite, TX
Sellers Middle School, South Garland High School and Lakeview High School | Garland, TX
Rockwall High School and Rockwall Middle School | Rockwall, TX
Greenville High School and Greenville Middle School | Greenville, TX


Master of Music in Music Performance: Aug 1989, East Texas State University | Commerce, TX
Dean's List | Department of Housing Recognition for Scholastic Achievement | Phi Theta Kappa | Who's Who among American Junior College Students | Texas Junior College Teachers Association Honor Band

Bachelor of Music in Music Education: May 1983, East Texas State University | Commerce, TX
Tau Beta Sigma Sorority | Mu Phi Epsilon | Phi Beta Sigma | Sigma Dove

Associate of Arts in Music Education: May 1981, Henderson County Junior College | Athens, TX
Drum Major in Marching Band

Classroom and Program Management ~ Strategic Planning and Implementation ~ Learning Styles and Methodologies
Instrumental Techniques Implementation ~ Lesson and Unit Planning

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