HS Music Director, Academy of Tucson

HS Music Director



Job ID:


March 28, 2022

Contact Information:
Academy of Tucson
10720 E 22nd Street
Tucson, Arizona 85748
District Website

Wendi Allardice
Phone: 520-733-0096
District Email

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities:

  • Teach five sections of high school general music including, but not limited to, Choir, Music Appreciation, Guitar, Music Theory

  • Teach daily rehearsal classes for high school choir

  • Conduct all musical groups in regular, extracurricular performances

  • Program appropriate repertoire for rehearsal and performance

  • Schedule and teach individual and small-group vocal and/or instrumental lessons

  • Manage and evaluate students' musical and academic development

    • Develop weekly lesson plans

    • Implement regular assessment strategies

  • Develop and implement music curriculum aligned with Arizona State Standards for Music

  • Monitor and document student progress toward Arizona State Standards for Music 

  • Communicate effectively with parents and colleagues regarding scheduling issues, upcoming performances, and student progress

  • Develop and maintain additional vocal performing groups

    • Competition ensembles


Secondary responsibilities:

  • Lead students in providing music for community events

  • Design and produce printed programs for ensemble performances

  • Manage assignment and care of performance uniforms

  • Manage and maintain school instruments

  • Maintain and expand music library and additional resources

  • Participate in building-specific and district-wide teams


Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of musical structure, form, terminology, and conventions

  • Working knowledge of developmentally appropriate repertoire

  • Knowledge of basic instrument care and maintenance 

  • Conducting skills

  • Correct vocal production skills

Send copies of fingerprint card, teaching certificate, and three letters of reference to wallardice@aoths.net