McKinney HS Job

Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Rebecca Hope

McKinney High School, located in McKinney Texas, has an immediate opening for a color guard director.  McKinney High School has a state recognized marching program as well as two competitive winterguards.  In three years the Varsity Winterguard progressed from the Novice class to finishing 2nd in the NTCA National A Championships.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual to build on our recent success.  There is strong support for the program from the band staff, administration, parents, and student body.  Salary:  Very competitive plus money for support staff.  Interested applicants, please send your resume to:  Ken Ringel, Director of Bands @


?   Direct and manage the color guard program for McKinney HS. Provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities and ensure compliance with all state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and district requirements.

?   Teach two classes Monday through Friday everyday throughout the school year.

?   Teach June and August band camps .

?   Teach rehearsals after school with the high school marching band- 8 hours a week.

?   Maintain and rehearse two winter guards after school, JV and Varsity. 

?   Attend all marching band rehearsals, football games, marching contests, and all competitive winter guard events.

?   Align rehearsal standards, teaching styles, rehearsal priorities, ensemble fundamentals, etc., with the Director of Bands, and with other staff as required.

?   Manage the overall program in show design, costumes, flag design, ordering materials, creating calendars and schedules, etc.

?   Manage support staff.

?   Establish performance requirements, enforce academic requirements, and verify each student?s eligibility to participate in guard.

?   Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, UIL rules, and board policy in the band area.

?   Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.

?   Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

?   Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. 

?   Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.