Bentonville High School – Colorguard Director
Bentonville High School is seeking a Colorguard Director for the 2022-2023 school year. The position is tied to a regular teaching position at BHS along with extra days and a stipend.
Those who are interested please send a resume to Tim Hendrix, Director of Bands firstname.lastname@example.org
Bentonville is one of the fastest-growing communities in the country, has been chosen by US News and World Report as one of the best cities to live, is home to the largest (by endowment) American Art Museum in the country, and the Bentonville Pride programs have appearances at multiple BOA Super Regional Finals, WGI Scholastic Open Finals, and BOA Semi-Finals. The program is a multi-time Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association Marching Band State Champion.
Candidates can apply at: https://www.applitrack.com/bentonville/onlineapp/
Candidate must demonstrate the ability to:
Oversee and manage the Bentonville High School Colorguard Program (Colorguard, Winterguard) and report directly to the Fine Arts Director, Principal, and Director of Bands.
Promote a culture of excellence.
Teach and demonstrate all colorguard implements (Flag, Rifle, Sabre, Dance).
Design choreography that enhances and complements a BOA-level production.
Budget and plan based on program needs and means
Recruit, grow and maintain a program at a high level.
Teach various levels of students from beginner to advanced.
Knowledge of BOA, WGI, MCCGA, and ASBOA rules and regulations.
Be an integral member of the band program and a staff
Be an effective planner in a rehearsal setting.
Maintain a culture that promotes student success.
Maintain and facilitate auditions
Maintain effective communication with staff, parents, and students.
Candidates must work well within a team environment, have strong interpersonal skills and be able to promote their program to the general public.
Develops and administers high school curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the c school system.
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum and participate in faculty meetings and committees.
Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids, and other supplies and equipment and maintain inventory records.
Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation.
Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs.
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the School Principal and other Central Office Administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Arkansas State Certification as a Teacher
Arkansas State Certification in the appropriate grade level preferred.
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level is a plus.