Reply To: I am dying to get my first teaching job, but …
Touching on a point Dr. Barber mentioned earlier regarding where to look, I highly recommend going to the http://www.omea-ohio.org for job listings (not only orchestra, band as well). That job board is updated constantly with any type of music position from “church organist needed”, to “band camp staff”, to “full or part time teacher wanted” as well, all throughout the state of Ohio. Another website that you can broaden your search to a more “national” search is through the website “teachers-teachers.com”, they’re you can take a look at national job postings in music as well and see if their is something that catches your eye. My sister, who also graduated with a degree in Music Education, playing cello, used both websites and was able to get both state and national interviews and eventually a teaching position. I hope this helps.
Kent State University