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Job Posting - Lead Marching Batterie Instructor - Lincoln-Way Community High School District #210; Marching Band; New Lenox, Illinois 

01-09-2018 11:52

Basic Job Description

  • The Lincoln-Way Marching Band ('LWMB') is searching for an experienced and highly qualified candidate to work as our lead marching batterie instructor for the full season.
  • The 'LWMB' is an extracurricular ensemble of the school district, and rehearses during evenings and weekends in the summer and fall.
  • The 'LWMB' was selected to perform in the Tournament of Roses Parade in 2019.

Position Requisites

  • Verifiable performance experience in marching band percussion.
  • Instructional/Teaching experience in marching band percussion.

Job Details:

  • Ultimately responsible for teaching the batterie (Snare, Tenor, Bass).
  • Work with Percussion Instructional Lead to develop and implement basic percussion technique program that fosters musical growth and mastery of the competitive show material, parade songs/cadence(s), and football game material.
  • Work with Percussion Instructional Lead to schedule/run full percussion rehearsals with Front Ensemble.
  • Assign batterie techs to work with individual students and sections as needed.
  • Communicate with Percussion Director and batterie techs regarding rehearsal scheduling, goals, etc.
  • Work with visual staff to ensure student success in blending musical and visual responsibilities.
  • Work with Music Director to develop and implement how the batterie fits into the entire musical production.
  • Work with batterie techs to ensure students are following established guidelines of character and discipline.


  • Based on candidate’s experience and availability.


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