Job Description

Assistant Band Director

Location: Pinnacle High School

Temporary Position

FTE:  1.0

Dates:  8/1/2019 - 5/22/2020

Salary: $2,083.00 (to be prorated from actual start date)

Purpose Statement

The job of Assistant Band Director is done for the purpose/s of designing and implementing program activities in accordance with applicable rules and regulations; providing supervision of students during all aspects of their participation in program; using sound instructional techniques in overseeing program; serving as a positive role model to students to the community, and to various organizations. Individuals in this job classification are assigned to a position.

This job reports to Band Director

Essential Functions

Assesses students for the purpose of providing feedback to students on their individual performance and/or determining placement.

Attends a variety of meetings, workshops, conferences, etc. for the purpose of receiving and conveying information related to their role.

Communicates with parents, students, officials, administrators and community for the purpose of providing information, assistance and/or direction.

Instructs students for the purpose of promoting individual growth in skills and teamwork.

Maintains a variety of records (e.g. insurance, signed permission forms, emergency information, schedules, equipment inventories, etc.) for the purpose of complying with district and state requirements.

Manages uniforms, equipment and school facilities for the purpose of maintaining items in a responsible and safe manner.

Monitors students' academic eligibility for the purpose of complying with requirements as well as providing appropriate intervention (e.g. counseling, tutoring, etc.) to students identified as needing assistance to maintain their eligibility.

Supervises students during all areas of participation for the purpose of ensuring activities are conducted in an environment with minimal risk of injury to the participants.

Teaches techniques, rules, strategies, and tactics for the purpose of preparing the individual students for the competition.

Other Functions

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

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; administering first aid; applying pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; organizing and communicating information and concepts.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: equipment used in activity/program; injury prevention and appropriate treatment protocols; pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; participant eligibility, attendance and discipline guidelines; public relations protocols; relevant professional standards and practices; safety practices and procedures.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and consider a wide variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create 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: communicating with persons of varied educational and cultural backgrounds; dealing with frequent interruptions; exhibiting strong leadership; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; modeling sportsmanship and enforcing sportsmanlike behavior among students; motivating participating student athletes; providing a firm, fair, and consistent discipline approach; setting priorities; working extended hours that may include evenings and/or weekends.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional 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 20% sitting, 40% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Experience:  Job related experience is required.

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing                          Certificates and Licenses                  


Continuing Educ./Training                  Clearances

                                           Criminal Background Clearance       

FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Primary Location: Pinnacle HS

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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