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January 25, 2021

Nashville Junior High 

Nashville is now accepting for Band Director at Nashville Junior High School.  Duties include: Team-teaching 6th grade beginning band, conducting the 7th-8th band assisted by the High School Director, 7th-12th Choir, and assisting with high school marching band, including all football games and marching competitions. A woodwind or percussion specialist is preferred, but all interested applicants are encouraged to apply. All interested applicants need to submit an application at and resume to Ashley Riggs Junior High Principal at If you have any questions about the position, feel free to contact Daniel Dunn, Director of Bands at or  870-845-7341.   


March 3, 2021

Clarendon School of Innovation

We are looking to hire a band director for the 2021-22 school year.  I am attaching a job description would you please put it on the ASBOA job board and send out to your members. Band Director Position

Thank you,

Dusty Meek - Principal / Head Football Coach

Clarendon School of Innovation

(870) 747-3326


March 4, 2021

Cross County School District

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

March 30, 2021
Horatio School District - Band Director

We will need a band director that can also teach choir and general music. This will be the only director for grades 7-12, having no assistant. It will be a 240 day contract based upon our district salary schedule. We will look for someone that will want to take a small, progressive program to the next level and build sustainability.  Having a current CDL for driving a bus would be helpful, but not required at the time of hire (band trips and/or regular bus route). Contact Principal Ms. Gayla Youngblood for further information.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with a Valid Arkansas teaching certificate

Reports to: Principal

Supervises:  Students/Volunteers

Job Goal: 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.

Duties and Responsibilities: Direct high school instrumental performers, such as marching band, orchestra, concert band, soloists, and ensembles. Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student’s eligibility to participate in band. Provide for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, pep rallies, marching and concert contests, and parades, arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, and board policy in the band area. Oversee band booster club, and support band booster club activities. Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to determine program effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responds to student needs. Recommend policies to improve the program.  Ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely. Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs. Coordinate fundraising activities and manage funds. Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets within the department. Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all band equipment. Develop and implement plans for instrumental music programs and show written evidence of preparation as required.  Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student differences. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing. Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. Apply and enforce student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook. Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers. Maintain professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members. Other duties as assigned. 

Terms of Employment:

1.  Added Stipend 

2. 12 Month Contract (240 Days)  

Evaluation: Based on local District policy and Department of Education guidelines.  

April 7, 2021

Clinton Schools - Color Guard, Drumline, Pit Instructor

Clinton High School is looking to hire a color guard, drumline, and pit instructor for the upcoming marching season. Clinton is located in the North Central part of the state (40 miles North of Conway). 

Positions include working a 3 week summer camp beginning July 19 and weekly sectionals. We also participate in at least two contests, region assessment, and football games. Any suggestions or contacts would be appreciated. This would be a great opportunity for future educators. 

They may contact for any questions.

April 14, 2021

Fort Smith Public Schools - Darby Middle School

FSPS is currently taking applicants for an Orchestra Director at Darby Middle School. Interested parties are encouraged to apply ASAP.

For questions, directors can contact Curtis Hansen at

April 14, 2021
Hope School District - Assistant Band Director

The Hope School District is now accepting applications for an Assistant Band Director. Duties include: Team-teaching two beginning brass classes, assisting with a 2nd year band class (or co-teaching the high school jazz band), conducting the HAPS 7th-8th band, assisting the 8th grade band at Yerger Middle School, teaching a music class, and assisting with high school marching/concert band. A low brass specialist with jazz/color guard experience is preferred, but all interested applicants are encouraged to apply. 

For more information, feel free to contact Christian Davis at 

April 16, 2021
Rogers Public Schools - Elementary Music

Job Vacancy Music Teacher
Frank Tillery Elementary School
Rogers Public Schools
Rogers, AR 

Link to apply:

April 27, 2021

Southside Batesville - Assistant Band Director


The Southside School District is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Band Director for the 2021-22 school year. Duties include assisting with high school band (9th-12th grades, directing junior high band (8th grade), and team teaching beginning band (7th grade). Additional duties will include one to two general music classes from 4th grade up, or similar classes as assigned by administration. 

The Southside Band program is experiencing tremendous growth, in both size and quality, and is looking for a highly motivated individual with a drive for success. 

Interested applicants should submit resumes to Tyler Fields, Director of Bands, at
For more information, please feel free to reach out to Mr. Fields via email. 

April 27, 2021

Mena Public Schools - Choir Director

Mena Public Schools is currently seeking applications for the position of choir director.  All interested applicants should go to the mena public schools website and complete an application.  Please contact David Maxwell (hs principal)  or Bridgett Buckley (assistant principal) for more information about this position.


April 29, 2021










Please send resume information to Meghann Donaldson (, Sara Kelly (, or Marcus Trickey (  

April 29, 2021

Monticello Intermediate School - General Music grades 3-4-5
The music room is well-stocked with instruments, and the district is very supportive.
Apply at 
Haley Greer, Monticello Schools
Intermediate Music Teacher; GT Coordinator
ArkMEA Past-President
280 Clyde Ross Drive

Monticello, AR  71655


April 22, 2021 Morrilton School District
There is a music teacher job open at Morrilton Intermediate School.
Attached is the job posting. Interested applicants can apply at

Jessica Perry

Band Director
Morrilton Junior High School


May 3, 2021 Rose Bud School District
Band/Choir Director  

Duties include: 
Directs the school’s instrumental performances including high school band, junior high band, and beginning band
Directs the school’s vocal performances including high school choir
Teaches general music and AP Music Theory (must be willing to get AP certification)
Establishes performance requirements, enforces academic requirements, and verifies each student’s eligibility to participate in band
Provides for band participation at extracurricular events, including concerts, football games, basketball games, pep rallies, parades, and community events.
Plans, rehearses, and directs musical experiences for the school and community. 
Cooperates with the school administration in providing music programs for school productions, graduation ceremonies, and, as appropriate, civic functions that enhance the students’ performing experience. 
Maintains an accurate inventory of school-owned instruments and uniforms.
Controls the storage and use of school-owned equipment and materials; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instruments as required. 
Submits budget needs annually to the principal in accordance with established timelines and guidelines. 
Orders all supplies and materials necessary for band-related activities in accordance with established District procedures and budget allocations. 
Perform other duties as assigned.

The Rose Bud Music program is a developing program with lots of potential. 
In recent years, the schedule has been arranged to include 6th grade beginning band and 7th-8th grade junior high band.  The administration and community are very supportive and are looking for someone to continue growing the program.Interested applicants should apply online at If you have any questions, please feel free to send an email:David Dodge (Principal)- Davis (Current Band Director)-

May 3, 2021 Harrisburg School District

Harrisburg High School  

Harrisburg High School is seeking a Band Director to lead grades 7-12 with the possibility of other electives assigned. We are looking for someone to grow the program and that is fundamentally strong across multiple areas. There is the possibility to add an assistant in the future, once the program has regained its size.

Apply at or contact Mack Skelton, HHS Principal, at for more information.

May 12, 2021 Rector School District
7-12 Band director & Speech Teacher

Duties included but not limited to: 
  • All band director duties that involve our marching band and concert band
  • Teaching Speech classes
  • Teaching 7th grade General Music

Application is available at

Please submit all applications and resumes to:  
Nathan Henderson,
High School Principal

870-595-3151 ext. 1005

May 12, 2021 Nashville School District
Band Director

Nashville High School is looking for a Senior High Band Director to work with grades 10-12. 

Please send resumes to Tate Gordon @ or Krysta Parker @ 


The Nashville Scrapper Band has won Sweepstakes Trophies the last two years in a row under the out-going Director. Looking for someone who can continue the forward progress the program has made while building the program, as well.


May 12, 2021
Searcy School District
Orchestra Teacher Searcy High School

QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold proper state license 
Teachers employed by this district will be evaluated through the Teacher Excellence and Support System 
REPORTS TO:Principal  
  1. Lead beginning, intermediate, and advanced strings-only classes.
  2. Provide opportunities for students to showcase talents through a variety of school or public performances.
  3. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom he or she is responsible.
  4. Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  5. Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  6. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  7. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  8. Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress.
  9. Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress.
  10. Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  11. Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  12. Use computers, audiovisual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  13. Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs.
  14. Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  15. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  16. Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.

Job Contact:
Gene Hodges

May 18, 2021

Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, Little Rock

Orchestra Teacher

The job would include beginning, intermediate, and advanced strings plus music theory/piano.

Pleae contact Mary Shollmier for more information.

(501) 590-6508 or


May 18, 2021

Parkers Chapel


Parkers Chapel School District has an opening for Assistant Band Director at Parkers Chapel High School beginning Fall 2020. 

Duties include, but are not limited to team teaching at least one 7th grade beginning band class, 8th grade band, as well as the high school band. Some level of elementary music will be required. 

For more information about the job, contact Morgan Colorigh at

Interested applicants may contact Superintendent, Michael White, at

Applications can be found at


May 18, 2021
Bentonville School District

Bentonville School District is accepting applications for the Lincoln Junior High - Band Director Position. 

Applications can be submitted HERE





Positions Filled 2021

Wonderview Shawn Smith
Perryville Justin Berg
Dardanelle Logan Duch
Alma Andrew Enis
Magnolia Chris Sanders
Bauxite MS Beth Madar
Bauxite HS Choir/Assistant Jullian Hall
Mammoth Spring John May
Valley View High School Charles Page
Valley View Junior High Brandon Bakkala
Springdale - Sonora Middle School Zack Whitworth
Fouke Tyler Mattox
Dardanelle Middle School Dillon Green
De Queen Daniel Dunn
Magnolia Isabella Munson
Eureka Springs JonPaul Dean
Pottsville Elijah Sullivan
Green Forest Tyler Loretz