Hayward Unified School District

Music Coordinator


Position –  Coordinator – Music Programs
Department – Educational Services
Work Year – Annual
Salary Range – $127,128 – $152,994

Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the Music Coordinator provides leadership and coordination to develop, grow, achieve, and maintain the best possible K-12 instrumental, vocal music programs at all elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the district. The Coordinator is assigned projects and services to support the implementation of the District’s mission, vision, and goals.


  • Assess the needs of staff and students to support the implementation of District Music programs.
  • Develop policies, goals, objectives and action plans relevant to the implementation and improvement of District programs and services.
  • Develop long and short range plans in relation to assigned administrative responsibilities and ensure programs comply with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Supervises music teachers to develop and improve their skills as music educators, to increase enrollment in music programs, and to oversee curricula and instructional programs.
  • Ensures that all curriculum and instruction is in alignment with the district-adopted California State Standards for the Arts as well as our Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism policies.
  • The Coordinator works with the music staff to ensure that each instructor is providing robust, innovative, and cutting edge music instruction to our students to ensure they are receiving the best possible experience.
  • The Coordinator works with all site and district administrators and labor partners to ensure that music teachers have quality working conditions and materials to accommodate proper music instruction (i.e. a music room at every elementary school and middle school, and an instrumental music room and choral music room at every high school).
  • The Coordinator will work with all site principals, K-12, on staffing, allocation of resources, budgets, and calendars related to music activities.
  • Manage budget allocations, aligning the goals of the programs and services with the available financial resources and adhering to all regulatory stipulations related to the funding source.
  • The Coordinator works with secondary administrators and counselors to ensure that the academic master schedule is implemented annually and is conducive for students to enroll in music courses.
  • The Coordinator is an active participant in professional organizations such as CCDA, ACDA, CMEA, IJEA, CASMEC, OAKE, as part of their own professional development, and for the purpose of recruiting and networking with prospective music teachers and other music coordinators.
  • Align, implement and adapt to the Hayward Unified School District Strategic Plan.


  • Valid California Teaching and Administrative Credentials required and Master’s Degree preferred
  • Letter of Introduction, Resume, and 3 Letters of Recommendation