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February 17, 2020
Jacksonville North Pulaski
. seeking a full time band director for grades 9-12 for the school year 2020-2021 (200 days).  This position will remain open until it is filled.
SUMMARY: The role of the band teacher is to direct and manage the overall program of instrumental music for the District; provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular band activities and ensure compliance with all state and district requirements. Plan activities to achieve district, region, and state recognition. For detailed and complete job description go to

January 13, 2020
Henderson State University

  Associate Director of Bands/Coordinator of Athletic Bands at Henderson State University to begin July 2020. Twelve-month, instructor or assistant professor.  

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Associate Director of Bands/Coordinator of Athletic Bands must work collaboratively with the Director of Bands in the administration of the university band program, including the HSU Summer Band Camps. Specific responsibilities include directing the athletic bands, including the 160-member Showband of Arkansas Marching Band and the Reddie Basketball Pep Band, conducting the Symphony Band in the spring semester, teaching Marching Band Techniques, Instrumental Methods, and other music education courses based on qualifications and departmental needs, supervising instrumental music education interns, recruiting on and off campus, and active involvement with outreach efforts to public school band programs throughout the region.
Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates must possess:|
a master’s degree in the field of music from a regionally accredited institution by the date of employment (candidates who hold a doctorate will be eligible for a tenure track appointment)
· a minimum of three years of successful secondary teaching experience with concert bands and athletic bands.  
experience in arranging music for winds and percussion and writing marching band drill using computer assisted design software.
enthusiasm for working with collegiate athletic bands. The ideal candidate will value the role of athletic bands within a small Division II University and possess a genuine interest in contributing to that role.
a passion for music making, conducting, and wind band literature. The ideal candidate will foster musical experiences for music majors and nonmajors, and program diverse, innovative wind band literature with the Symphony Band in the spring semester. 
experience with motivating and developing student leaders.

strong administrative skills, such as managing instrument inventory, working within the parameters of a budget, and assisting with logistical matters of large ensemble music festivals, such as the HSU Summer Band Camps. 

Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits program. 
 The Henderson State University band program offers opportunities for music majors and non-majors to perform in seven large ensembles, including the “Showband of Arkansas” Marching Band , Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Concert Band, Reddie Pep Band, NuFusion Jazz Ensemble, and HSU Brass Band. For more information, please visit  
The Department of Music at Henderson State University consists of sixteen full-time and six part-time faculty members. The department offers the Bachelor of Music degree with tracks in Composition, Performance, and Music Education, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music to approximately 110 music majors from Arkansas and the surrounding region. It is housed in the Russell Fine Arts Building, which includes the 214-seat Harwood Recital Hall, the Evanson Band Hall, and a state-of-the-art piano lab. For more information, visit
  Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock on Interstate 30. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit,, or for more information about Henderson State University and our community.
A review of applications will begin on January 31, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will include:
a letter of application
a curriculum vitae
complete contact information for three references who can speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities. 
a ten-minute maximum video link of marching band field show performances (please indicate the candidate's role with each performing ensemble i.e., director, drill designer, music arranger)

a ten-minute maximum video link of concert band performance (front-view of the conductor). 

Application materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Jennifer Amox, Chair, Associate Director of Bands Search, at Incomplete applications will not be considered. Semifinalists for the position will be asked to submit unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation, and other supporting materials at a later date. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy. The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources. Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.

Shaun R. Popp, Ph.D.

Director of Bands
Associate Professor of Music Education
Henderson State University
1100 Henderson Street, Box 7623
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Phone: (870) 230-5648
Fax: (870) 230-5424

November 8, 2019
Southern Arkansas University is seeking an Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone in the Department of Performing Arts and Mass Communication beginning January 15, 2020.

Duties: Teach applied lessons for saxophone majors and non-majors.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in music required; Master’s in music preferred. SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested candidates should contact Sarah Mickey, Department Chair, at  or 870-235-4253. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Sarah Mickey -

September 24, 2019
Jacksonville Middle School

..... is seeking part-time instructors for low brass and percussion. These positions have been integral to our growth and success over the past few years, so the positions will be well supported by both boosters and school administration.  The low brass position has typically consisted of lessons during the school day at $40/hr for 3 hours a week. The percussion position has been $50/week for one after school sectional. These are negotiable, depending on experience and the instructor's availability. Please contact Ashley Higginbotham, Band Director, at  or (501) 912-0105 for more information. 

 July 23, 2019

....Has an immediate opening for MS/HS choir director. Bauxite is located just South of Little Rock, between Benton and Bryant. Job includes teaching MS and HS choir, teaching some general music, and assisting with high school band depending on the strengths of the applicant. Please contact Steve Cross at 501-317-6073 or with any questions. We hope to move very quickly on this position.  

Gentry currently seeking a motivated, hardworking individual to serve as Choir Director. Gentry is located north of Siloam Springs in the Northwest Arkansas area. The program has over 200 students and has had years of success under the previous director. Opportunities to assist with band, color guard, or musical theater are also an option if the applicant so desires. This position will fill quickly. Please contact Hayley Evans for more information:  501-844-5584;; Apply at:

July 22, 2019
Rose Bud Elementary School
Beginning this school year, a long term sub is needed at Rose Bud Elementary School.  Duties include: To provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree from accredited university; Valid Arkansas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned;  Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of subjects assigned; General knowledge of curriculum and instruction; Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior;
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
; Knowledge and experience with various types of technology. For more information, please contact Melissa Kirkpatrick at

June 13, 2019
Lyon College

...... seeks a dynamic individual to serve as Director of Bands to recruit, retain, and lead a pep band, marching band, color guard and concert band. As part of the Enrollment Services component, the Director is an integral member of Lyon College’s enrollment growth plan. The Director must identify possible band and color guard members, schedule auditions, and dispense scholarships to worthy members to achieve the assigned objectives. The Director will be required to host recruiting camps during the year and organize band competitions for high schools on Lyon’s campus. Additionally, the Director may teach a course in band music or teach private lessons for credit. The Director of Bands reports to the Director of Affinity Mentoring and will meet regularly with that individual to achieve enrollment and retention objectives. Applicants should have strong backgrounds in recruiting and implementing new initiatives within a music/band setting for at least five years. Additionally, working nights and weekends may be required to achieve goals set forth by the supervisor. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license are required with a master’s degree preferred.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Donald Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501-3629 or electronically to with “Director of Bands” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, [CLICK HERE]

Pea Ridge
...Band Program is looking for a Percussion Tech for the upcoming school year. Contact Matt Pohl at (479) 381-3798 or if interested.


May 31, 2019
Life Way Christian School Band/Orchestra

Life Way Christian School, a ministry of First Baptist Church,  Centerton, is seeking candidates to fill a 6th-12th grade band/orchestra position.  We currently have approximately 50 students participating in the program.  Candidates must have a minimum 4-year degree, and a state teaching certification is preferred but not required.  We do not focus on marching band; however, our students will perform in regular concerts, basketball pep band, and city parades.  Life Way will be joining the AAA in 2020-21, and participation in ASBOA sanctioned events in the future is desired.  While not required to attend FBC Centerton, Life Way faculty is expected to adhere to the doctrinal statement of FBC Centerton found in The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 ed. while attending a like-minded church.  Any interested candidate may submit a resume to Justin Moseley, the Secondary Principal, by email at

May 30, 2019
Arkansas Arts Academy
..... is a charter school in Rogers, AR that uses an arts-based approach to learning promotes creative expression and an enhanced academic experience. The Piano Lab Teacher for the elementary campus will see all students, kindergarten through 4th grade on a rotation and an elective class of combined 5th and 6th grade students every day. Applicants must be able to proficiently play the piano. Teaching Expectations K-4th Piano Lab Classes: provide students an overall understanding of what it means to play piano, music theory, music reading skills, communicate progress to parents. Teacher expectations for 5th/6th Grade Piano Lab Classes: create daily lessons plans that meet the needs of every student, challenge the students to progress at their own pace, teach a variety of genres, music theory, music reading skills, communicate progress to parents, schedule one or more recitals /showcases for stakeholders to attend. Interested applicants should contact Principal Matt Young at or Rachel Carpenter at for all questions.

May 28, 2019
.....has an opening for a string teacher. Job responsibilities would include teaching the 6th grade, 7th grade, and high school string classes, as well as some elementary/intermediate general music assignments. A link to the job posting can be found here: Scott "Rudy" Villines, Lakeside High School Bands, 2871 Malvern Ave. 
Hot Springs, AR  71901, 501-262-1992

Cross County
Position:  K-12 Music Teacher and High School Choir Director
Cross County School District is seeking a K-12 Music Teacher and High School Choir Director.  To view the application, please go to  You may also email a resume to or

April 29, 2019
Cabot School District now accepting applications for a Junior High Choir Director.  If you are interested please apply at Thank you! Rusty Hart, Director of Bands, Cabot High School, Cabot, AR 72023, Phone:501-843-3562 x 1142 / Fax:501-843-4231

April 18, 2019
Melbourne School District
 is seeking an Elementary Music Teacher/High School Choral Director for the 2019-2020 school year. This position currently includes K-6 elementary music classes, one junior high choir class, and one senior high choir class. The applicant will be expected to work collaboratively with the band program for concerts and other productions throughout the school year. Interested applicants may contact: Dennis Sublett, Superintendent@, Jim Carroll, high school principal, @, or Lori Loggains, elementary prprincipal @  Phone 1-870-368-7070 or 870-368-4345 

Jessieville School District
..... is accepting applications for the position of Head Band Director. Please submit applications at Jessieville Public School DIstrict - TalentEd Hire. Color Guard experience and CDL preferred.  For further information feel free to contact current Band Director Nicholas Shurtleff. Email: or by Phone: 501.912.3204 - Nicholas A. Shurtleff -  501.912.3204 - Director of Bands -  Jessieville School District -  7900 Arkansas 7 - Jessieville, AR 71949

March 25, 2019
Horatio Public School District
is currently accepting applications for the position of Elementary Music for the 2019-20 school year. Duties include: Teaching Elementary music K-6, Team teaching the 6th Grade beginning Band, Assisting with the 7th and 8th grade bands, Assisting the High School band after school with rehearsals, sectionals, and performances, Attend all band events, and Help to create and maintain a culture of high standards and performance-based achievements. Strength in woodwind or percussion preferred but all candidates will be considered. Position is a 10 month contract with a stipend of $2000. Applications can be found at Interested applicants need to send resumes and application to Superintendent Dr. Lee Smith at  If you have any questions, you may email Susan Nelson - or Daniel Dunn -

March 7, 2019
Mountain View
K-12 music/guitar/choral. Teacher needed for Timbo and Rural Special Schools. Small schools (around 500 K-12) No Football, no band. Possibility of assisting with Mountain View campus program after school. Job consists of elementary music, middle school music, and high school music. Several students take guitar, string bass, banjo, mandolin, starting in the 3rd grade through our “Music Roots” program. They have potential for a choir if your experience and certification allows. This is a great district, great kids, and great community! Contact Rowdy Ross, Supt. - Mountain View Schools -



Positions Filled 2019

Mountainburg Assistant Director

Cassandra Vanzandt

Southside Assistant Director, Batesville

Matthew Womble

Prescott Head

Brandon Ellis

Prescott Assistant

Blake Hanson


Daniel Dunn


Devin C. West

DeQueen 8th Grade

Adam Mayhall

Douglas MacArthur Junior High

Seth Jansen

Annie Camp Junior High

Kaitlin Roll

Jonesboro High School Assistant

Trent Warner

Jonesboro HS Asst/District Percussion Specialist

Ben White

Mountain Pine Assistant

Jake Nottingham

Westside Jonesboro

Sierra Westberg

Berryville High School

Doug Blevins

Berryville Middle School

Tonya Blevins

Poyen School District

Mary Katherine Dawson

West Memphis Assistant Directors

Jordan Van Dyke and Tyler Weaver

Riverview High School

Aaron Decker

Blytheville Middle School

Justin Gavito

Greene County Tech High School

Kim Webb

Greene County Tech Junior High

Nathan Anderson

Hermitage K-12

Tarah Martin

Osceola Band Director

Dalton Austin

Harrison Assistant Band Directors

Monty and Valerie Hill

Chaffin Junior High Orchestra

Karen Jeter

Lingle Middle School Band

Kevin Hume

County Line

Shaina Stubblefield


Logan Duch


Xavier Broughton


Laura Guinn


James Kotarek

Barton High School

Allison Risner


Katherine Craig


Christopher M. Elliott, II

Baptist Prep

Sean Nance

McCrory High School

Laura Thompson

Riverview Assistant

Andrew Medina

Fountain Lake Assistant

Elizabeth Blevins

Magnolia Junior High

Ryan LaFleur

Paris Middle School

Jeremy Drymon

Carlisle High School

Vallera Ashlynn Kegley

Magnolia Junior High

Ruby Espinoza

Waldron Middle School

Shanice McFerran

England School District

Mitch Boeckman

Siloam Springs Assistant Band Director

Alex Evans

Sheridan High School Assistant

Jake Miller

Heber Springs

Anthony Harmon

Benton Middle School

Candis Sunday

Pinnacle View Middle School

Lindsey Leggitt

Paris High School

Matt Shewmaker

Trinity Junior High

Sydney Hanna

Bentonville West Orchestra

Mary Kelly

Mabelvale Middle School

Daryl Lawrence


Michael Parker


Jessica Osorto


Sabrina Cooper

Heber Springs Middle David Burkhalter