Music Supervisor

Direct teaching personnel in instructing students in instrumental music.
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Salary Range
$33,000 – $93,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Music Supervisors do?

Directs and coordinates activities of teaching personnel engaged in instructing students in vocal and instrumental music in school system: Consults with teaching and administrative staff to plan and develop music education curriculum. Observes, evaluates, and recommends changes in work of teaching staff to strengthen teaching skills in classroom. Analyzes music education program to evaluate instructional methods and materials. Orders instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and visual aids designed to meet training needs of students. Authorizes purchase of musical instruments for school system. Inspects and authorizes repair of instruments. Establishes interschool orchestra, band, and choral group to represent schools at civic and community events.

Should I be a Music Supervisor?

You should have a master's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Career Technical Supervisor, Curriculum Supervisor, Elementary Supervisor, Supervisor, Home Economics See More

    How to become a Music Supervisor

    Most Music Supervisors have a Master's degree. Start by getting your Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:aaad9a&chl=|||bachelor%27s+%286%25%29|master%27s+%2894%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,94
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