Music Director

Eastern Mennonite School

Description

This person provides leadership to the school’s music program and directs the 6th – 12th grade choral program. Traditionally, semester courses have included 7th Grade Music, Junior Choir, Senior Choir, Touring Choir*, Chamber Choir*, Class Voice, and Advanced Music. Quarter-long electives have also included Sightreading and Handbells.

The Music Director also directs the music portion of an annual school musical that may include community member participation. The Music Director participates regularly in chapel to create a positive culture for worship through music and singing together. In general, the Music Director carries out the mission of Eastern Mennonite School by helping to shape the academic and spiritual lives of our students.

*Denotes audition-based choirs.

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in content area required; education courses preferred
  • Proven experience in directing choirs
  • Master’s Degree desired
  • Eligibility for certification in the state of Virginia
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with students and adults
  • Proficiency with technology
  • High personal standards for professional development

Physical Requirements

Working conditions are normal for a classroom environment with physical strength required to set up staging as required for choirs. Commitment to extended work hours during seasons associated with twenty plus choir performances and musical rehearsals.


How to Apply

Applications Due: April 3, 2015

Application Request: leamanp@emhs.net or call (540)236-6012