Marion Harding High School ( learn more )

Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4186615
  • Application Deadline: June 9, 2023
  • Re-posted : May 31, 2023

Job Description

Marion, Ohio
 March 20, 2023
May 30, 2023
Anticipated Opening for 2023-2024 School Year

                   Musical Orchestra Director – Range VIII – Harding High School

Time Schedule:            Fall
Salary Rate or Ratio:   Salary/Stipend

Reports to:                    Principal/Designee
Employment Status:    Supplemental Contract 

FLSA Status:                Exempt

Description:                  To lead, promote, and facilitate students to achieve maximum potential in the chosen activity by instilling ethical values, teamwork and a winning attitude. To organize and coordinate practices and meetings by utilizing all available resources to promote and teach the fundamentals of the activity. 

Qualifications:              • PASP – Pupil Activity Supervisor Permit issued by The Ohio Department of
                                          Education, which includes: 
                                                     -Fundamentals of Coaching 
                                                     -Concussion Education 
                                                     -Valid CPR Certification 
                                                     -First Aide/Health Safety 
                                       • A thorough knowledge of the activity that is being taught
                                       • Alternative to the above qualifications as superintendent and/or board of
                                         education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • An extensive knowledge and background of the activity that he/she is coaching
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of child development and an understanding of age appropriate tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interacts in a positive manner with staff, parents and students
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships
Essential Functions:
  • Exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgement
  • Responsible for submission of the student roster by April 1 or the end of the season to the EMIS secretary. Must include local seal requirements by student. 
  • Respond appropriately to crisis situations (i.e. emergencies, employee/parent concerns)
  • Ensure the safety of students
  • Set a good moral and ethical example for students, the student body, and community
  • Work cooperatively with the Boosters to better the music program
  • Follow board policies
  • Conduct oneself in an ethical manner during contests and practices
  • Set up practice schedules
  • Notify parents of students needing medical attention, refer for a physical and keep records of injury
  • Responsible for all equipment and inventory
  • Responsible for handing out, collecting, cleaning and storage of equipment
  • Set up itineraries and bus schedule for contests or performances
  • Be present at all practices and contests or have a designated coach in charge until all students have left the field or building
  • Cooperate with other coaches to develop a total music program
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude, and conversation
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Work cooperatively with the teaching staff, administration and parents
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish content for performances or events (All content must be approved by the Principal/Designee prior to planning or sharing of content)
  • Completely discuss procedures and responsibilities with all assistants
  • Assist in planning special events
  • Attend Open House
  • Make decisions on all music awards and conduct player voting for awards required
  • Inform all students of their rights and procedures if they are denied participation or dismissed from the squad
  • Keep abreast of new techniques and innovations by attending clinics and reading material
  • Be involved and attend Music Boosters meeting
  • Promote the program to the parents, community, and students
  • Assist in the recruitment, interviewing, hiring, and training of assistants
  • Assist in the collection of required student forms, pay-to-participate fees, etc
  • Refer suspected cases of child abuse immediately to the appropriate child protective services/law enforcement agency as mandated by state law and Board of Education policy
  • Maintain appropriate licenses/endorsements and training hours as required
  • Adhere to all standards established by the Ohio Department of Education for Licensed Educators
  • Other duties as assigned by the Building Principal/Designee

Additional Working Conditions: 
• After school and possible weekend work 
• Lift, carry, push, and pull various supplies and materials up to a maximum of 50 pounds 

NOTE: The above lists are not ranked in order of importance.

Employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance use in the workplace throughout his/her employment with the District. 

This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent's supervisor, appointing authority.

Marion City Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer
it is the policy of the Marion City Schools Board of Education that the best-qualified applicant shall be selected for each position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, disabling or military status. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to participate in activities involved in the position or program for which application has been made.

How to Apply:
Internal and External Applicants:

If you are interested in being considered for this position, you must apply online at prior to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2023. Follow links: District/Work at Marion/Apply at Marion City Schools/Apply Now for Internal Teaching, Coaching and Admin. Positions or Apply Now for External Teaching, Coaching and Admin. Positions/Athletics/Activities/Job#18659/Apply. If you have questions, contact Jen Musbach via email
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Career Education > Music
    Classroom Teacher > Music Education
  • Contact Information

    • Kim Edwards
    • 2080 Citygate Dr
    • Columbus, Ohio 43219

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