Elementary
Sayre needs an Elementary Music/High School Choir Director
Interested candidates should contact Tim Martin at tmartin@sayre.k12.ok.us
– Posted on May 18

Council Grove Elementary School (Western Heights) has an opening for an Elementary Music Teacher.

Interested candidates should text Shelly Braisher, principal, at 405-503-9254.
– Posted on May 18


Lomega School has an opening for a Music/Band Teacher.

The position includes general music (PreK-6th Grade) and instrumental music (4th-8th grades). Interested candidates should contact Karen Castonguay (405-729-4281) for more information.

To apply, please email or fax the following information:
Resume, Certification, Transcript & Reference
karenc@lomega.k12.ok.us
Fax: (405) 729-4666
– Posted on May 1


Cleveland Primary School has an opening for an Elementary Music Teacher (PreK-2nd Grade).

Cleveland Public Schools places a great value on the arts program and wants to fill this position for the upcoming school year. The current teacher is retiring at the end of this year. The Primary School is Pre-K through 2nd Grade with 5-6 sections of each grade. The classroom in this building is well-stocked with drums and Orff instruments. It is a large classroom with plenty of space for movement and extra storage spaces adjacent and within the classroom. Anyone interested may go to “Employment Opportunities” at www.clevelandtigers.com to find the online application.  Needed for the application are transcripts, resume, cover letter and references.
– Posted on April 23


Hoover Elementary in Bartlesville has an opening for an Elementary Music Teacher (PreK-5th Grade).

Bartlesville is a community which supports its Fine Arts and Music programs immensely. This is a great school with kids eager to learn music. Interested teachers can apply at http://bartlesville.schoolrecruiter.net/. Any questions can be directed to Alex Rivera at RiveraJA@bps-ok.org or Darlys Lickliter at LickliterDJ@bps-ok.org.
– Posted on April 23

Choral

Edmond Public Schools – Cimarron Middle School Vocal Music

Cimarron Middle School has a wonderful tradition of fine arts education.  This middle school feeds into Memorial High School.  The elementary schools feeding into Cimarron are outstanding.  An application can be found at the following link:
https://edmond.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

If you have questions about the program, please email Wes Singleton at wes.singleton@edmondschools.net
– Posted on May 25


Glenpool High School – Speech/Debate, Drama, and Vocal Music

Interested applicants please submit a resume and copy of certification to principal, Kim Coody, at kdcoody@glenpoolps.org
– Posted on May 23


Harding Fine Arts Academy High School – Class Piano and Vocal Music

The Piano and Vocal music instructor would be responsible for teaching Class Piano (Levels 1-3), Show choir, and Chorale.

The right candidate is able to engage students in a highly personalized, rigorous, and authentic learning experience to help them grow musically and prepare them for future success in college. HFAA offers a unique environment that encourages collaboration and mentors teachers in their profession.

More information on the positions and our school can be found on our website, hardingfinearts.org/employment.

Applicants need to send cover letter, resume, copy of Oklahoma Teaching Certificate (if applicable), and copies of transcripts to Barry Schmelzenbach, 3333 N. Shartel Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73118 or email at bach@hfaaokc.org
– Posted on May 18


Noble Public Schools – Middle School Vocal Music Teacher

Interested candidates should contact Ronnie Fulks, principal, at 405-872-3452. Visit www.nobleps.com to apply.
– Posted on May 18


Sayre – Elementary Music/High School Choir Director

Interested candidates should contact Tim Martin at tmartin@sayre.k12.ok.us

– Posted on May 18

Deer Creek – Assistant Choir Director

Information from Greg Johnson (Deer Creek HS):

Deer Creek is looking for an assistant choir director for next year.  It is a quirky position that will be 3 hours of HS choir and 1 hour of MS choir that we will team teach and 2 hours of MS drama that you will teach on your own.  No certificate in drama is needed, just be dramatic!!

Interested individuals should contact me at gregoryjohnson@dcsok.org

– Posted on May 18

Freedom Public Schools – Vocal Music Teacher

The new superintendent of Freedom, James Miller, a former band director, is wanting to hire a vocal music teacher to start a music program in Freedom.  The school board has approved to build a music program.  This is the opportunity for you to create the music program of your choice.  Contact him at jmiller@freedom.k12.ok.us
– Posted on May 18


Bridgestone Intermediate Center – Western Heights

Info from Jona Tickle (collaborating teacher):

Bridgestone is a 5th & 6th grade center in which I have taught since the building’s first full year 5 years. The new teacher will have his/her own classroom, and be able to collaborate closely  with me from our adjoining classrooms. It would be my hope that we could work together to continue to improve the Honor Choir, as well as perhaps add another choir in addition to the General Music classes that will make up our daily schedule. We recently added a large set of World Music Drums that we use with our 6th grade students.

I enjoy lots of support from the administration here at Western Heights. This district is always eager to find ways for students to express themselves & grow musically as well as academically.

If you are energetic, creative and interested in working in a great building, please contact me at the email address below.
jona.l.tickle@westernheights.k12.ok.us
– Posted on May 9


Secondary Vocal Teacher – Broken Arrow Public Schools
Broken Arrow Public Schools is seeking a dynamic vocal music teacher for a secondary position. This teacher would be responsible for teaching multiple treble choirs, men’s choir, and show choir.
Candidates should apply at www.baschools.org
Broken Arrow is a strong Fine Arts district and the vocal music department is rapidly growing with a commitment to excellence. Interested candidates should be extremely motivated, work well in a team setting, and demonstrate a superb knowledge of choral technique.
– Posted on May 5, 2017

High School Choir Director – Weatherford
Weatherford is a 4A district that has a rich history in choral music and is blessed with a state of the art Performing Arts Center. Each of the elementary sites and the middle school has been intentional about cooperation among the music faculty and has engaged full time choir teachers with the same goals for their students. Our middle school choir also does a Broadway Junior musical every year in the spring with over 100 7th and 8th grade students participating. Currently our high school choir has received high honors at state contests and has a number of All-State Honor Choir members. This choir program has great potential and enjoys incredible community support.If interested in applying please contact Mark Shadid, Weatherford High School Principal at mshadid@wpsok.org or 580-772-3385.
– Posted on April 23

Middle School/High School Choir Director – Antlers

Information from Angela Lindly (current teacher):

This is my 4th year at Antlers and in those years I have grown a program from about 30 kids to about 90 (6th through 12th) The community and parental support is amazing and plentiful. Concerts where always packed and well attended. Expectations include doing a Christmas and Spring Concert as well as most OSSAA, OKMEA and OCDA competitions. The students are used to doing All-District and All-State choir as well as Honor Show Choir (Southeastern Oklahoma State University). They are also used to doing solo and ensemble. We are a 3A school with a little over 1,000 kids district wide.

Antlers is located about 45 min south of McAlester in the southeastern part of the state. You will be working with some great kids who LOVE music and are very passionate about what they do. They need someone who will not only teach but love and care for them. For questions about the position you can contact me at angelalindly@antlers.k12.ok.us or call 580-298-5504 which is the superintendents office for application information.
– Posted April 14


Middle School/High School Choir Director – Grove

Grove Public Schools is looking for a High School and Middle School Choir Director.  We have a new Performing Arts Center, adjoining the high school which will open this summer.  We have talented students just waiting for someone to teach them!  Please contact me at rdozier@ridgerunners.net if interested in applying.  Thank you!
– Posted on April 14


High School Choir/Humanities – Harding Charter Prep in OKC

Information from Laura Gilson (current teacher):

My position at Harding Charter Preparatory High School will be open next year.  The position includes vocal music and humanities teaching responsibilities. The Harding choirs have competed at OSSAA state competition the past four years and received superior ratings the past three years. The program has produced OMEA All State musicians and regularly has soloists and ensembles earn superiors at OSSAA state contest. Several alumni are currently involved in collegiate vocal music as well. The students are motivated and love to perform!

Harding Charter Prep is located in the historic Harding High School building in the heart of Oklahoma City. The mission of the school is to prepare every student, regardless of their background, for college. This is done through Advanced Placement instruction for all students. Harding has received the highest marks from the state and frequently ranks nationally among high schools for its high level of rigor and instruction.

Interested candidates should email their resume to Dr. Mylo Miller, Harding Charter Prep Principal and Superintendent – mmiller@hardingcharterprep.org

I love Harding Charter Prep and will miss the wonderful students, faculty, and administration there.  I am leaving because I feel called to pursue my career in Christian education at this time.
– Posted on April 13


Middle School/High School Choir – Vinita

Information from Paula Kisely:

I am relocating to the Muskogee area due to my husband’s job and will be leaving my job at Vinita Public Schools. I teach middle school chorus for 3 hours, high school chorus, and select choir/show choir. It is a rural area with no outside music resources, but the administration has always been very supportive of the program. Please feel free to contact me at 918-915-0640 or phiseley@yahoo.com for more info. My students are great and need a caring teacher. I hope that’s you!
– Posted on April 13


Middle School/High School Choir – Tonkawa

Tonkawa, OK is in North Central Oklahoma, right off I-35.  Population ~3,000. Halfway between Edmond, OK and Wichita, KS.   Near Ponca City and Blackwell.  Northern Oklahoma College is three blocks away from the Tonkawa Public Schools.

Information from Suzanne Sumpter (retiring at the end of this year):
I teach 6th – 12th Vocal Music – 3 classes of MH choir, and 1 class of HS choir.  Total students ~100.  We are 3A for contest. The classroom is very large because it is the tornado/safe room.  There are built-in risers for chairs or standing.  The HS choir has nice choir robes. We also have a new (2 yr old) Event Center (sports/auditorium) with a sound booth, Steinway grand piano, and head set mics.  Besides concerts and contest, we have presented Broadway Jr. musicals the last 3 years.

I also teach a 7th grade keyboarding/typing class and a MH Drama class, but that may change next year.

The Superintendent is Lori Simpson, 580-628-3597.
– Posted April 5


Middle School/High School Choir – Wells Middle School in Catoosa
Contact Principal Della Parrish – 918-671-5682 or dparrish@catoosa.k12.ok.us
– Posted December 17

Band

Band Director – Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond

Interested applicants should contact the principal, Brant Breeden, at bbreeden@ocssaints.org.
– Posted on May 5


General Music/Instrumental Director – Lomega School

The position includes general music (PreK-6th grade) and instrumental music (4th-8th grades). Interested candidates should contact Karen Castonguay (405-729-4281) for more information.

To apply, please email or fax the following information:
Resume, Certification, Transcript & Reference
karenc@lomega.k12.ok.us
Fax: (405) 729-4666
– Posted on May 1


Instrumental Director – Harding Fine Arts Academy

Information from Caitlynn Acy (current teacher):

My position as Instrumental Music Director at Harding Fine Arts Academy will be open next year. This position includes string orchestra, wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, jazz combo, and music appreciation. This growing program is full of students who are motivated to perform and excited to improve on a daily basis. The rest of the faculty and administration are incredibly supportive of the arts in education. There are many opportunities for the music program to be involved in the school at large, and students are eager to be involved.

Interested candidates should contact principal and superintendent Barry Schmelzenbach at bach@hfaaokc.org.
– Posted on April 23


Band Director – Pawnee

If you are interested, please email your resume to Bobby Miller, High School Principal – bobby.miller@pawnee.k12.ok.us
– Posted on April 23


Band Director – Lone Grove

Interested parties should contact HS Principal, Chris Sudderth – csudderth@lonegrove.k12.ok.us OR (580) 657-3133
– Posted on March 10


Band Director – Wynnewood 

Interested parties should contact Superintendent, Raymond Cole – rcole@wynnewood.k12.ok.us
– Posted on March 10

 

Orchestra

Instrumental Director – Harding Fine Arts Academy

Information from Caitlynn Acy (current teacher):

My position as Instrumental Music Director at Harding Fine Arts Academy will be open next year. This position includes string orchestra, wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, jazz combo, and music appreciation. This growing program is full of students who are motivated to perform and excited to improve on a daily basis. The rest of the faculty and administration are incredibly supportive of the arts in education. There are many opportunities for the music program to be involved in the school at large, and students are eager to be involved.

Interested candidates should contact principal and superintendent Barry Schmelzenbach at bach@hfaaokc.org.
– Posted on April 23


Orchestra Director – Edmond Noth

Application inquiries may be made directly to our principal, Jason Pittengerjason.pittenger@edmondschools.net.

Where can I learn more about the orchestra?  www.EdmondNorthOrchestra.com and also our Facebook page.

What is the daily teaching schedule?  I teach four ability-grouped string orchestra classes at the high school, and I begin each day team teaching with one of our 8th grade vertical middle schools.

What are the extra duty responsibilities and stipend?  Like many large high school orchestra programs, the extra duties are vast. Culture building activities take some of the time, as well as fundraisers, regular performances, and special community engagement performances. We also take an out-of-state trip annually. The orchestra will travel with our ENHS Band to London over the winter break of the 2017-18 school year. The extra duty stipend includes the work with the middle school and totals $4800. There are opportunities as well to conduct the pit orchestra for school musical productions, and this comes with an additional stipend.

What are some special features about the Edmond North Orchestra?

  • The ENO has a strong reputation throughout the region as a well organized, high performing ensemble. We performed at the 2012 Midwest Clinic, in Carnegie Hall, and twice at our state music educators convention.
  • The ENO has a section coaching program, funded fully by our Edmond North Orchestra Boosters. Once a week, professionals from the community come to our school to work individually with each section during the school day. 
  • The ENO has a high functioning, well organized parent booster group who maintain 501(c)(3) non-profit IRS status. They hold monthly meetings and annually raise and spend over $15,000 for the orchestra.
  • The Edmond has passed a school bond issue annually for the past 54 years. This overwhelming support allows the orchestra to purchase and maintain high quality instruments, sheet music, technology gear and other necessary equipment.

– Posted on March 26

Higher Education

Assistant-Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands for Oklahoma Baptist University

Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music/Director of Bands. Full-time, tenure-track position, requires Master’s degree in music (DMA or equivalent preferred), 5 years demonstrated successful teaching experience at the high school or collegiate level, including responsibilities with marching band, and must be an active member of a local evangelical church and be willing to commit to the vision and mission of Oklahoma Baptist University.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, and OBU Faculty application form: http://www.okbu.edu/businessaffairs/hr/forms.html
Statement of Faith, vita, three current letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts. Review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Scan completed application along with other requested materials and send to hr@okbu.edu.

– Posted December 17, 2016

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