Director of Bands

  • Charlotte Latin School
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Nov 16, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

Charlotte Latin School seeks a Director of Bands for a full-time, 10-month position that will begin August, 2024. The Band Program faculty includes a Director of Bands, Assistant Director of Bands, and adjunct clinicians who assist in courses. The Band Faculty are members of the K-12 Performing Arts Department.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and mentor the total band program, serving Grades 5-12.

  • Serve as the primary conductor of and be responsible for the Upper School Band and Grade 7-8 Band and all the various aspects of those ensembles.

  • Assist with the US Pep Band and Drumline.

  • Co-teach Grade 5-6 Band courses with Assistant Director of Bands.

  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all equipment and instruments in the band program and ensure standard maintenance of all equipment.

  • Afford appropriate students the opportunity to participate in district, regional, state and/or national music events, aid them in their preparation, and travel with them as needed or required by the sponsoring organizations.

  • Serve as an US advisor, mentoring a small group of students and engaging with parents.



  • A Bachelor's degree in music with a concentration in instrumental music is required, with strong preference for a Master's degree.

  • Experience teaching in an independent K-12 school preferred, preferably at the upper grades level.

  • Minimum of three years teaching Band in a school setting is required


  • Exhibit a love of working with children in this age group

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong desire to participate in the whole life of the school

  • Ability to work independently and within a team

  • The ability to build a strong rapport with colleagues and serve as a collaborative team player

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Adherence to the highest level of professionalism

  • A philosophical alignment with the school's core values and curriculum and instruction, which can be found on our website:, including a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.