Director of Bands

Plymouth Christian Academy
Canton, Michigan
Posted On:
July 4, 2018


The Instrumental Music Teacher will teach 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th, and high school bands, music theory/composition, lead the Praise & Worship band for weekly chapels, conduct the orchestra for the school musical, and will have some other responsibilities. Additional time outside of normal school hours would be expected for events such as Fall, Christmas, and Spring Fine Arts Concerts, pep band performances, and some other performances. PCA Bands are active participants in MSBOA activities.

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A Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education or a related field from an accredited college is required; experience is preferred. The candidate must be a professing and maturing Christian enthusiastically supporting Plymouth Christian Academy’s statement of faith and mission statements. Training in music and best practices in teaching required. Proficiency in a wide area of musical styles is desirable. Candidates must display a deep knowledge of music and how it can be used to glorify God. Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite are also required. The successful applicant will demonstrate a passion for ministering to teenagers through teaching music. Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to develop authentic relationships with teenagers, and to demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement. In addition, the position requires the ability to organize and prioritize work, resolve problems, follow through, and manage multiple priorities to ensure that goals are met. Display a deep knowledge of the Music and its application to our lives. Display the ability to connect Biblical Truth to high school students’ lives. Demonstrate a passion for ministering to teenagers through teaching Music, counseling, encouragement, and mentoring. Teach Music and other classes utilizing the latest research and best practices. Promote student engagement in order to inspire and encourage progress while supporting and strengthening the learning capabilities of each student. Maintain a healthy learning environment for the students in the classroom as well as instruction while monitoring and managing students’ behavior, including appropriate enforcement of student behavior rules. Teach classes assigned following prescribed scope and sequence as scheduled by the Administrator/Principal. Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance, and behavior. Establish and adjust course syllabi outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures.

How to Apply

Apply at or by completing the New Teacher Application ( and returning to Superintendent Caryn Huntsman at