Two Positions: Associate Director of Bands (5-12) and Assistant Director of Bands (5-12)

Friday, January 26, 2018
Lakeshore Public Schools - Stevensville
Position Details: 

Location:    Lakeshore Middle School, Lakeshore Public Schools, Stevensville, MI  49127

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Music Education with valid Michigan Teaching Certificate with JQ Endorsement.
  • Skills to teach instrumental music from beginners to advanced players in Grades 5-12.


Specific Duties:

  Teaching and Performance

  • Rehearse and conduct the middle school curricular bands: 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands. Assist with high school marching band, Symphonic and Concert bands, attend band camp, summer and after school rehearsals and performances. (Schedule B).
  • Participate in M.S.B.O.A. concert festivals and encourage solo and ensemble participation.


  • Attend and support all M.S.B.O.A., band parent and 501c3 corporation meetings.
  • Coordinate with music colleagues and district wide band directors in the development of schedules, curriculum, budget, handbooks, communications, programs, etc.
  • Provide supervision, record keeping and arrange for the maintenance of an extensive inventory of musical instruments and uniforms.
  • Maintain an efficient music library.
  • Demonstrate and maintain “total school and community” awareness and communication in dealing with students, parents, administration, teaching staff and community members.


Desired Musical Skills:

  • Versatile musician with varied musical interests.
  • Experienced concert conductor with specific knowledge of beginning band pedagogy, middle school band repertoire and advanced rehearsal skills.
  • Strong pedagogical skills.
  • Evidence of a strong applied background and advanced instrument study.


Beginning Date:  Summer 2018

Deadline for Application:  January 26, 2018

To Apply:  Complete an online application at:

To be considered, applications must include the paperwork requested on the online application, as well as three letters of recommendation within the past two years.

Supporting materials and document application

  Finalists should be prepared to include some or all of the following:

  • Recording of concert ensembles performance.
  • Festival adjudication sheets demonstrating positive evaluations of parent performances.
  • Select and teach repertoire for a middle school band as part of the interview.
  • Appropriate references.


For additional information, contact Lori VonKoenig, Director of Bands, Lakeshore Public Schools  269-428-1402 ext. 2050



The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.


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