Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Accompanist Opening: Eudora Schools


The Eudora School District is seeking a full-time accompanist.  Please see the below message from Ashley Ramirez, Director of Choral Activities at Eudora High School and Middle School, for more information. Or visit to apply.

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Are you passionate about education? Do you enjoy adolescent humans? Are you a skilled and experienced piano accompanist and pianist? Well, keep reading if that is you (or you know someone that might fit this description)!! The Eudora Schools in Eudora, Kansas (7 miles east of Lawrence) are currently in search of a new full-time vocal music accompanist/choral assistant. If you know of an individual who might be interested, please pass on this information, or if you are personally interested in this fabulous (in my biased opinion) position, please contact me at your convenience. The main goal of this position is to assist the vocal music instructor in creating a positive learning environment for students. General requirements for hire include: i) High School Diploma or Certificate, ii) Experience and Skill as an Accompanist and Pianist.
Daily rehearsal/classroom activities include, but are not limited to: accompanying middle school and high school choirs and students; assisting in creating a positive learning environment for students; appropriately operating all equipment and musical instruments as required; supporting the value of education.
Physical requirements and environmental conditions include, but are not limited to: prolonged sitting or standing; occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push heavy objects or materials; occasionally requires stooping, bending, and reaching; requires travel for festivals and events; must work in noisy and crowded environments, requires additional time outside of the school day (before school, after school, and evenings).
General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in the instruction and supervision of students in class, at rehearsals, and at performances; accompanying the choir during rehearsals and performances; tutoring students as directed in sectional rehearsals, individual sessions, and small group sessions; preparing instructional materials and supplies; supporting and accompanying elementary school choirs as needed for programs and events; supporting and accompany middle school and high school bands as needed for concerts, festivals, and events; assisting vocal music instructor with organization of choral music library and classroom materials; assisting vocal music instructor with preparation for events and activities; assisting in the maintenance and inventory of equipment and supplies; performing with students at concerts, festivals and community performances; assisting and accompany the fall musical and spring variety show; offering opinions when requested regarding musical style and interpretation; assisting substitute instructors in the absence of vocal music instructor; working effectively with students, teachers, parents, community agencies, and other groups; assisting with supervision to ensure that students observe district policies during all activities; keeping abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques; adhering to all district health and safety policies; performing other duties as assigned by the vocal music instructor or administrative staff.
For further discussion or questions, please contact Ashley Ramirez, Director of Choral Activities for Eudora Schools, at (785) 691-5108,, or feel free to send a private Facebook message to Ashley Kathleen Ramirez.
If you choose to apply, please complete an electronic application at the following link: In addition to the application, please include your resume and a cover letter.

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